Drafting - how far is close enough?

Wed, Sep 06, 17

Is 10m offset enough to prevent unfair drafting in triathlon? Drafting is a topic of hot discussion in the triathlon world at the moment, particularly amongst the pros where the field is getting closer and closer together and every watt and every second counts! Triathlon is intended to be an individual’s race where there is no team support, no external help, just the athlete against themselves and the elements. In this respect, drafting another rider or any vehicle for that matter does not belong within the DNA of triathlon competition. In most professional and amateur triathlon races, the 10m rule...

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THE ROAD TO KONA – THE CONCEPTION OF ANDREAS RAELERT’S SECRET WEAPON.

Mon, Oct 05, 15

Just days ago, CUBE unveiled Andreas Raelerts Kona weapon, a new enhanced time trial bike frame, with aerodynamic optimization by Swiss Side. Now, with Swiss Side’s typical transparent approach, a rare look behind the scenes into the aerodynamic development process of Andy’s Kona aero package. The Swiss Side aerodynamics team has been working closely with the Raelert Brothers since early this season, with one clear goal: The absolute best possible aerodynamic performance for the 2015 Kona Ironman World Championship. To achieve this target, Swiss Side let loose their entire arsenal of aerodynamic tools on Andreas Raelert. As always, a unique Formula 1 derived...

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