At the Wind Tunnel with T.O.
Written by: Greg Kopecky
Added: Wed Jul 25 2012
Timothy and his technical advisor, Mat Steinmentz, focused primarily on small position changes, clothing, and hydration system mounting. T.O. used the same bike, saddle, handlebars, and Mavic CXR80 wheels for all tests.
Steinmetz told us that, "Our job isn't to completely overhaul his position. He's not one of those guys who looks beautiful on the bike, but sometimes that's how a person's physiology works out. We want fast, not pretty." After long hours of testing, they both learned quite a bit, and arrived at what Steinmetz and T.O. agreed to be a fast position - that was also usable for long-course racing. How much faster will he be? We'll all find out in October.
All images © Greg Kopecky / Slowtwitch.com
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