The Physics of Drafting in the Tour de France | WIRED

For those interested in the physics… Of course this did not help me much on my epic bike ride – solo.

Drafting decreases the overall power needed to ride at a constant speed or allows a rider to go slightly faster with the same power.

https://www.wired.com/story/the-physics-of-drafting-in-the-tour-de-france/

 

How the 52 Places Traveler Stays Charged While Chronicling the World – The New York Times

On the subject of tech and power supplies…

I found this article interesting for what to take on a long journey these days. I had a Sony a6000 with a telephoto lense, a cheap chromebook and a multi-port USB recharger which all took up some weight and space. But, considering I had most of that already, did not cost anything. I could plug in each night too. Every day I had to use a power back up unit for my cell phone because I relied heavily on tracking with Google Maps.