Posts Tagged: light

Masses of Wheels

I felt it was important to know how heavy my various sets of wheels actually are: I have a set of low-drag high-mass wheels and a set of high-drag low-mass wheels, and quantifying what all those various ‘high’ and ‘low’ terms are is at least interesting and hopefully useful. Where Hub Skewer Rim Tyre Tube Mass (kg) Drag (N)… Read more »

Headlights, again

Some time ago, Richard Hopkins posted the following comment: I had a great, but simple idea for headlights. Polarise them. That way, when it’s wet, they won’t reflect off the road surface and dazzle everyone. Oncoming traffic will be able to see the road markings. I thought I would verify that it works.