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Recommended Aero Bar for regular road bike

Old 05-23-13, 10:41 PM
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Recommended Aero Bar for regular road bike

At this time no intention to buy a full TT bike. I like to just use my road bike for the Local TT's

What would be good Aero Bar to get that i can easily put onto my bike and off with much hassle?

Something that clips on the my existing handle bars without moving anything around etc? that is still good quality?
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Old 05-24-13, 04:38 AM
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i used profile design carbon stryke bars. several different adjustment positions. also you might want to look into a fast forward seat post.
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Old 05-24-13, 04:47 AM
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Do you have aluminum or carbon bars? If carbon are they safe to use with clip ons?
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Originally Posted by LowCel View Post
Do you have aluminum or carbon bars? If carbon are they safe to use with clip ons?
Here's an option for using aerobars with CF handlebars.

http://jtekengineering.com/axeaerobar.php

One advantage it has in addition to use with CF bars, is that it keeps the pad height low.

We used a similar system by Oval Concepts, which unfortuantely was poorly executed, and prone to failure.

The JTek system looks better designed.
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Originally Posted by CanadianBiker32 View Post
At this time no intention to buy a full TT bike.
No one ever does. But they do. You will too. So just get it over with.
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Old 05-24-13, 09:11 PM
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Originally Posted by merlinextraligh View Post
Here's an option for using aerobars with CF handlebars.

http://jtekengineering.com/axeaerobar.php

One advantage it has in addition to use with CF bars, is that it keeps the pad height low.

We used a similar system by Oval Concepts, which unfortuantely was poorly executed, and prone to failure.

The JTek system looks better designed.
First time I've seen that, looks pretty cool.
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The light weight surprises me. I like it.
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I have a couple of clip on aerobars and have looked at dozens. For me, getting the pads low enough was an issue so I went for a setup where the pads are as close to the bar as possible. Profile Design "T-Mag" clip ons seem to do the trick for me. I use them on a road bike with carbon dropbars (which specifically state they are compatible with clip-ons) as well as on my Shiv Triathlon bike (also with carbon base bars which are clip-on compatible).

Since you're going for a TT fit, I'd keep an eye on that key measurement as it's hard to get the bars low enough on some road bikes.
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This is actually something that I have been thinking about.

Anyone have any experience with the Zipp Vuka Extensions (Or Alumina Extensions or whatever, they have two models one that are designed as clip ons and one that is designed for use with actual pursuit bars). I have a chance to get those pretty cheap.
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Hard time to decide on new aero bars

Still having a hard time on deciding on best aero bars for my road bike. I have an Argon 18 Radon Road bike. Just want to use some clip on type of aero bars that are easy to take off and on. More less would only put them on when i do the weekly time trials.
What is a recommend type that is not too cluttery and easy to put on. I have the traditional road bike handlebars and no intention to change them.

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These work great.
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Originally Posted by CrankAndYank View Post
No one ever does. But they do. You will too. So just get it over with.
Hey now... I'd love to.
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I like my Syntace C-2, now C-3.
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use IAB's..
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On the rare occasion I need them, I use Deda Elementi Parabolica clip on aero bars. Ribble has a great price on them. ~$60 last I checked.
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