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 Post subject: Turbo Fins Test Day
PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2006 7:59 am 
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Took my Adventure out yesterday to test the Turbo Fins. I have two drives so I could compare the drives in the exact same conditions. I began with the stock fin drive and pedaled for about a mile to get the kinks out of my legs and set a test rate. I monitored speed with my GPS. I then put in the Turbo Drive (with the tension adjustment set in mid range) and tried to maintain the same amount of exertion. It was all very subjective, but I tried!

Conclusions: As others have mentioned, I liked the feel of the increased resistance and believe the Turbo Fins gave me a good 15% increase in speed. I ended up doing 7.5 miles and had a top speed 8.2 mph (going with the tidal current). Other than being rained on, it was a nice outing and I think the Turbo Fins are keepers!


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PostPosted: Tue May 23, 2006 12:35 pm 
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:mrgreen: Wait till they start issuing speeding tickets in the no wake zone which is 5 mph to a Kayak. :lol:

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