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Old 04-23-07, 01:30 PM   #1
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how far forward?

The front of my aerobars look about 3 1/2" shy of the front of the bike. The goal is not quite Chris Boardman -- just looking for a comfy aero and safe fit. Is this majorly sketchy? Is there a maximum forward position before you just say no? What are the safety and control considerations?
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Define "front of the bike"
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Old 04-23-07, 01:39 PM   #3
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Define "front of the bike"
The forward most part of the bike. In this and almost all cases, the forward most part of the front wheel.
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The front of my aerobars look about 3 1/2" shy of the front of the bike. The goal is not quite Chris Boardman -- just looking for a comfy aero and safe fit. Is this majorly sketchy? Is there a maximum forward position before you just say no? What are the safety and control considerations?
is this on a TT bike?

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Old 04-23-07, 02:12 PM   #5
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Post a pic of you on the bike.
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