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Bicycle Aerodynamics
Articles by Rainer Pivit

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Although these articles by Rainer Pivit of Germany were published around 1990, they still reveal the important foundations of the study of aerodynamic drag on a bicycle and rider. In spite of the dated references to particular bikes or components, the principles are still valid today, and are useful for increasing the speed of any bicycle.

These sites have aero drag data:

Here are some other useful links about bicycles and aerodynamics:

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