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Sports engineer Mark Cote | Meeting the minds

Figuring ways to go faster with the flow

Undergraduate Mark Cote at MIT's Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel, where he tests cyclists' positions and new cycling equipment.
By Phil McKenna
Globe Correspondent / April 10, 2006

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Mark Cote, a researcher at the MIT Center for Sports Innovation, has an impressive list of clients -- from Tour de France stage winners to some of North America's leading bicycle manufacturers. Now the wind tunnel specialist plans to use his expertise in fluid dynamics to develop and, he hopes, patent his own advances in aerodynamic cycling gear. (Full article: 763 words)

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