Aerodynamics of Split Blade forks



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Dorfus Dippintush

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datakoll wrote:
> are the chinese tooling up?
>
> the two wing idea surfaced years ago in FI, was abandoned then as
> casuing drag for the monohull but today on the multipull doodad
> ferrari, see and enlarge bottom right corner image-
> http://www.formula1.com/gallery/race/2007/776/
> of which all are familiar, right?
> on the front wing
>


Yeah but they have to abide by car design rules covering wing location
and area and also they are after down-force. On a bike you just want the
least wind resistance.

Dorfus
 
On Aug 29, 4:45 am, "Tom \"Johnny Sunset\" Sherman"
<[email protected]> wrote:
> Dorfus Dippintush wrote:
> > Luke wrote:
> >> There's a brief article, authored by LennardZinn, onSplitBlade
> >> Forks at the Velonews.com website. Makes for interesting reading.

>
> >>http://velonews.com/tech/report/articles/13170.0.html

>
> > I'm skeptical. One large shape is nearly always more efficient than
> > multiple small ones. That's why we have such big ships on the seas
> > instead of lots of small ones, and it's why we don't see biplanes around
> > any more.

>
> That is why I ride a bicycle with a mono-strut instead of afork. :)
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umm. we have big ships cause they can carry more than little ones. bi-
planes can about because at the time they couldnt make a single wing
that was long and stiff enough that didnt weigh to much but now we can.
 
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Ted Bennett

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[email protected] wrote:

> umm. we have big ships cause they can carry more than little ones. bi-
> planes can about because at the time they couldnt make a single wing
> that was long and stiff enough that didnt weigh to much but now we can.


Don't they teach English over there any more?

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Tom Sherman

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Ted Bennett wrote:
> [email protected] wrote:
>
>> umm. we have big ships cause they can carry more than little ones. bi-
>> planes can about because at the time they couldnt make a single wing
>> that was long and stiff enough that didnt weigh to much but now we can.

>
> Don't they teach English over there any more?
>

He has the "jim beam" keyboard that does not do capital letters. ;)

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