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Old 03-11-04, 07:56 PM   #1
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Aero bars with flip up pads

What kinds of aero bars are available with flip-up pads? I am only aware of the Air Strykes. Are other companies making similar products? What are the relative merits of the various aero pads with flip up pads?

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Old 03-11-04, 08:37 PM   #2
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I believe the only model with the flip-up pad feature is the Air Strykes by Profile.
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They allow an extra hand position, nice when climbing.
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I have had Profile Airstrykes and Syntace C2s. The Profile has the springloaded pads and the C2's are rigid. IMHO, I prefer the fixed pads over the flips. First, the flip-up pads rattle when you hit bumps and you are not aero. Second, you will get an extra hand position with flip-up bars, but in my opinion, the position you lose is the most ineffecient hand position and it is easier to get in and out of fixed pads.
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I have the Profile Split Second AeroBars:



They work great, but after using them for 3 month I tied them and I'm using them as fixed Pads AeroBar.
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