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it could still push the lesser skilled riders into trying to take corners too fast.quote]
Scott, I was thinking the same thing. But....
"...Our group slows drastically when a new rider joins the ranks because our technique of moderate straightaway speed and no brakes can suck the unaware into a corner too fast, creating the most common single bike accident. With a new rider learning The Pace behind you, tap your brake lightly well before the turn to alert him and make sure he understands there's no pressure to stay with the group...."
The "no-competition" mentality is what really what appeals to me.