Tri Bike Basics: Aerobars

  • By Aaron Hersh
  • Published Dec 10, 2010
  • Updated Dec 10, 2010 at 1:51 PM UTC

Triathletes use aerobars to get into a tuck position that reduces wind drag. We stole the idea from ski racers, but aerobars are one of the most cost-effective ways to upgrade a road bike for triathlon. In this article Triathlete Tech Editor Aaron Hersh breaks down the basics behind aerobars and helps you decide which kind to purchase for your bike.

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Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh is the Senior Tech Editor of Triathlete magazine. To submit a question, write Aaron at

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