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Old December 17th, 2016, 12:28 PM

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Default Re: Question about bicycle troops

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Originally Posted by Jaakko View Post
In my opinion they should only be faster on road, clear and perhaps tall grass. Their speed should definitely be decreased to basic infantry speed on forest and rough terrain, perhaps also on tilled field.
Since they had not modern MTBs, I'd expect them to be even slower in rough terrain, for they'd probably have to push a bicycle On the other hand, the Vietnamese reportedly used bicycles as a kind of pushed cargo cart.

BTW: as for mounted attacks, there were few cases of such attacks of Polish cavalry, but I'd bet, that the Soviet one also was used this way, maybe even more frequently.