The art of n – 1: going with the flow for less

    We’ve all heard how cyclists can go fast and save energy to boot in group riding, especially in a well executed paceline.  And we’ve heard the savings can be as large as 30%, which is as huge as it sounds – and scientific measurements show that deep discounts of 40% can be had.  These benefits come from reducing drag (aerodynamic resistance) and the process in group riding is drafting. Continue reading