Climbing and tire rolling resistance

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TobinHatesYou
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by TobinHatesYou

Correct, I chose 2W for a reason. It’s a realistic gain at that 18-19km/h.

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WMW
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by WMW

TobinHatesYou wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:09 am
Rolling resistance scales fairly linearly with speed
But how does it scale with torque? I don't think anyone is tried to measure it, but suspect it can be substantial.
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