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    Swapping out Tri setup for regular road setup

    How difficult would it be to take my tri bike and swap road handlebars/shifters on it? I love the bike and don't have space for 2 bikes, so if I could easily swap between the setups that would be great! Thanks!
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    Cable splitters will allow you to have two sets of handlebars each with it's own stem, shifters and brake levers and to switch them out fairly quickly.

    da Vinci Designs makes splitters for both shift and brake cables. Look here and scroll down to the "Easy-Split" description: http://www.teamspirit.net/comp.html

    These splitters work very well and are common on travel bikes with S&S couplers that allow the frame to be taken apart for packing. I have them on a Co-Motion travel bike and the shifting needs no adjustment after disassembly/reassembly.

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    Great help thanks! What will it be like riding a bike with tri geometry (cervelo p2c) with conventional handlebars?
    MD

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    Quote Originally Posted by mjdwyer23
    Great help thanks! What will it be like riding a bike with tri geometry (cervelo p2c) with conventional handlebars?
    Should be fine. You may want a more up-angle stem on the road bars to keep from being so low but the handling should be no problem. Tri bikes are typically set up more for stability than razor sharp cornering so you should be happy with it.

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    Cool, should be a fun little bike! Thanks again for your help
    MD

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