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Power needed to counter aerodynamic drag and rolling resistance

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This graph shows the power needed for a typical cyclist to overcome aerodynamic drag and rolling resistance. Power needed to counter aerodynamic drag increases dramatically with speed.


Science Learning Hub Survey 2014

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