Look 596 Tri

Through extensive testing, Look has found with its 596 that the rear wheel does not need to tucked tightly into the frame as many would assume and often rather than improve aerodynamics can have a counter effect.

Looks research found that if the wheel is not moving then the gap needs to be as tight as possible but when it is rotating a gap is crucial to allow a cleaner exit path for rotational air exiting off the wheel. This is something Zipp has also recently researched and found to correspond with its wheels.

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