Triathlon-szene.de: Aerodynamics expert discussion

Mon, Nov 05, 18

Patrick Lange wins back to back at the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii, with his second course record in so many years, but this time the first ever to go under 8 hours (7:52:39). His ultra-fast bike split of 4:15 hours, on the Swiss Side HADRON Ultimate 800 aero wheels, coupled with the subsequent marathon of 2 hours 41 minutes, made this historic sub-8 effort possible. The Swiss Side aerodynamics team, lead by Jean-Paul Ballard was also instrumental in developing the new Aero Cockpit for Patrick Lange. The handlebar area was chosen as the area of maximum potential for aero...

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Project 101 - revealed

Wed, Oct 10, 18

    101 seconds away from finishing the Ironman World Championship course under 8 hours! Project 101 is a special project for Patrick Lange for Kona 2018, with the aim of making Kona’s fastest ever Ironman, even faster! It is a collaboration between Swiss Side, Canyon and Sauber Engineering to produce a totally customized aero cockpit, perfectly sculpted to Patrick’s arm shape and position. This has been made possible using the latest technologies and innovations from Formula 1, including 3D printing metal processes. As part of Swiss Side’s aerodynamic support for Patrick, the team reviewed Patrick’s setup and system to determine...

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Aero is King in Kona

Tue, Oct 09, 18

How do you prepare best for a windy race, such as the upcoming Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii? An interview with Swiss Side's CEO and Co-founder Jean-Paul Ballard:  1.   What are the challenges on the windy bike course in Kona? The aerodynamic forces on the bike and especially the wheels, can make it difficult for the rider to remain confidently in their aero position with constant power. If the rider raises from their aero position, or reduces their power on the the pedals, the time losses sum up quickly. 2.   What is important to achieve best possible aerodynamic performance in windy weather?...

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Swiss Side Aero Tip - Front Wheel Stability

Wed, Sep 26, 18

NEW - Swiss Side Aero Tip: Front Wheel Stability Swiss Side Aero Tip Week is now underway and runs through Sept 30th. We will release all of our informative Aero Tip videos over the course of the week including 3 all new episodes. Don’t miss your opportunity to get faster for free 🚴🏻‍♂️💨.  

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Project 101

Wed, Sep 26, 18

How do you make the fastest even faster? 101 seconds away from finishing the Ironman World Championship course under 8 hours! Swiss Side, Canyon and Sauber Engineering got together to work on a special secret project for Patrick Lange to make him even faster at the 2018 Ironman World Championships in Kona! Project 101 will be revealed on 4. October 2018. #betherecordbreaker #project101 #aerodynamicsbyswissside #CanyonSpeedmax #sauberengineering #kona2018 #thenextstep #realworldperformance #triathlon #triathlete #cycling Film by: René Domke 

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Swiss Side Aero Tip - Hydration System

Tue, Sep 25, 18

Swiss Side Aero Tip Week is now underway and runs through Sept 30th. We will release all of our informative Aero Tip videos over the course of the week including 3 all new episodes. Don’t miss your opportunity to get faster for free 🚴🏻‍♂️💨

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