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Old 03-24-20, 11:23 AM
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Originally Posted by bbbean View Post
If the type of glue used on a tubular tire can have a measurable impact on rolling resistance, it is entirely conceivable that a patch could impact rolling resistance.
The mass of the glue is likely at 100 fold more than the mass of a patch. So, no, that doesn't make it necessarily conceivable that a patch would matter at all.

Originally Posted by bbbean View Post
As to whether is it worth discussing, I can only note that you apparently decided it was worth discussing and opted to post an opinion.
I was really discussing your notion that every "marginal gain" was worth it (which is certainly false). But it's not surprising that point went right by you.

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