MattyP1985 wrote:Conundrum: after a week riding on wheels that were not a full inflation (only had mini pump for a period) I finally pulled the finger out and inflated them properly. Now it seems my av' speed has dropped. One would have assumed it would be the other way but it might be an aspect of Wednesday/Thursday legs instead!
Is your commute bumpy? I read a theory that soft tires absorb bumps but over inflated tires will jar the bike with a backwards energy as it hits each bump.
Don't know if it's been scientifically tested though.