Endurance Innovation 105 – Marc Graveline on Aerometers

Endurance Innovation 105 – Marc Graveline on Aerometers

Aerodynamic field testing pioneer Marc Graveline joins us this week to recount the – fairly short – history of cycling aerodynamic testing outdoors, it’s challenges, the state of tech today, and where he sees it heading in the future.

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  • 2:00 Meet Marc Graveline
  • 4:30 the birth of Notio
  • 8:00 what does Marc want out of an aero sensor / product?
    • High precision
    • Ease of use
  • 11:30 Marc’s current use of an aerometer in races
    • Accurate wind data
    • Post-race position analysis
  • 17:15 a history of cycling aerodynamic modeling
  • 18:30 some aero math and the role of wind
  • 22:00 the role of elevation gain
  • 28:00 the multitude of inputs required for aerodynamic calculation and the resultant sources of error
  • 31:15 the Chung Virtual Elevation method
  • 34:45 what is the state of the technology today?
  • 38:30 on power meter accuracy
  • 41:15 the current aerometer options
  • 47:30 the future of aerometers
  • 51:00 integrating positional sensors with aerometers
  • 1:00:00 the value of open-sourcing aero data and technology

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