Hailing from Wisconsin originally, Nicholas Lemke is the reigning New Mexico State Champion and a top-10 finisher in the stacked “baby-Masters” Nationals category. Originally a mountain biker during his high school grease monkey days, Nick has married his MTB skills with some road fitness to pursue cyclocross glory.
Our own Josh Liberles recently had the opportunity to take an assortment of wheels – both HiFis and competitors’ – and his shnazzy new Orbea Ordu time trial bike into the University of Washington Aerodynamic Lab.
We’ll be spending a whole lot more time on CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) and wind tunnel testing, but these early forays proved what we’ve already seen out on the roads. They’re not only beautiful to behold, but our wheels also give the most established brands some very serious competition.