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    Why no aerodrink systems

    I head one of the rider's team cars today telling him when to drink.

    Why don't they use some kind of aero drink system a la triathlon?

    Are they in fact not that aero?

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    A number of the riders had aero bottles like this:


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    VDV wore a camelback under his jersey (on his back) and drank through a hose. Also, it's a one hour event, most riders figure they can suffer through anything for 60 minutes, even dehydration.

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    cool. I was referring to the type mounted on the aerobars that you can drink without changing position for.

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    ^ i was wondering what that was VDV was wearing!
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    Quote Originally Posted by miater View Post
    cool. I was referring to the type mounted on the aerobars that you can drink without changing position for.
    I don't think those are very aerodynamic. They have their use for long distances spent on the aerobars, like in a triathlon, but for wind tunnel maniacs like the tour riders, it's probably a step in the wrong direction.

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