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Setting Up A Road Bike For Triathlon

  • By Ian Buchanan and Jonathan Blyer
  • Published Sep 27, 2013
  • Updated Oct 1, 2013 at 1:44 PM UTC
Photo: Nils Nilsen

Bontrager Race X Lite Carbon

$200, Bontrager.com
The draw: Comfortable grip and fit

Bontrager recently introduced these clip-on aerobars, based heavily on the successful integrated aerobar system used on the Trek Speed Concept. The arm pads are plush and can be adjusted substantially in both length and width dimensions. The extensions are among the most comfortable we’ve ever put our hands on and are also easily adjusted. For those of us who can’t stand staring at anything asymmetrical, the bars feature a rule to ensure the angle of each extension is the same.

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