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    Aero wheels are no freakin joke

    Going from Dura Ace C35's to Enve's, I gained a consistent full 1mph on the usual loops that I do at the same power levels, HR, and perceived exertion.

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    *Must fight the urge to not troll......*

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    Quote Originally Posted by thisisthebeave View Post
    Going from Dura Ace C35's to Enve's, I gained a consistent full 1mph on the usual loops that I do at the same power levels, HR, and perceived exertion.
    Was the wind speed and direction exactly the same? There are too many variables that can figure into this to be a credible comparison.

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    Aero wheels are no freakin joke
    Yes they are.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lombard View Post
    Was the wind speed and direction exactly the same? There are too many variables that can figure into this to be a credible comparison.

    Aero wheels are no freakin joke

    Yes they are.
    I have to disagree here. They are no freakin' joke when you're white knuckling it battling crosswinds. S**t gets real at that point.

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    Must be dem super cool and super innovative internal spoke nipple design.... LOL!!!!!!!!!!

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    Everyone knows aero wheels are just used because they look cool, no other benefits at all.

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    OP, was like VTEC kicked in Yo?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thisisthebeave View Post
    Going from Dura Ace C35's to Enve's, I gained a consistent full 1mph on the usual loops that I do at the same power levels, HR, and perceived exertion.
    Funny, but the actual data show that the fastest wheels on the planet are worth about 0.4 mph at 25 mph when compared with a 32 spoke box-section rim wheel. You claim 250% of that. Impressive but not real.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thisisthebeave View Post
    Going from Dura Ace C35's to Enve's, I gained a consistent full 1mph on the usual loops that I do at the same power levels, HR, and perceived exertion.
    Please explain the benefits of this. You get home quicker, or something else?

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    But OP paid so much money, they gotta be faster, right? Not just more cool looking, right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DHerz View Post
    But OP paid so much money, they gotta be faster, right? Not just more cool looking, right?
    Sex sells.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lombard View Post
    Sex sells.
    +1.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lombard View Post
    Sex sells.
    Usually sex just makes me itchy... gotta stop that H&B stuff!
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