Your skinsuit matters!

Air stall induces drag

One origin of aerodynamic drag is related to the fact that the air cannot follow exactly the shape of the objects, creating a stall in the airflow behind them. 

The TT suit can mitigate air stall

One way to reduce this drag is to create a thin turbulent incident air layer, which can delay the stall phenomena. Engineering this thin turbulent layer is a real art TT suit designers try to master by placing small textures at certain strategic points.

The TT suit needs to fit the airflow around your body

The overall effectiveness of this technique depends on the rider’s body type, his position and his speed. How do you know which suit is right for you? There is only one answer: test it in real conditions!

« Endura Surface Silicone Topography – SST™ »

Drag differences depending on different TT suits

Example with real world data

On the left is an example of a TT suit benchmark we performed for one of our customers. The Endura SST appears to be far superior to the two other models. Unfortunately, the UCI now bans this model. Looking at the numbers, we can easily understand the reason: it’s simply too fast! 


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