The Fallacy of Taller Wheels Being Faster

Tim Brummer, a much accomplished engineer and owner of Lightning Cycle Dynamics, the fasted production bikes on the planet, discusses the misperception that taller  wheeled recumbent bicycles make a for a faster machine. He even shows that smaller sized wheels can make for an increase in speed……


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Ian Simms, of Greenspeed, augments this notion with the discussion and charts that you can find HERE.

btw: It is also important to note that the small wheeled Moulton is banned from racing by the UCI……..