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2014 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide: Aerobars

  • by Jonathan Blyer
  • Published Feb 28, 2014
  • Updated Nov 25, 2014 at 5:06 PM UTC
Photo: John David Becker

Redshift Switch Aero System

$300, Redshiftsports.com
The draw: Road-to-tri conversion

The first offering from Redshift, a new brand launched on Kickstarter.com, consists of a dual position seatpost paired with removable clip-on aerobars (available separately or as a pair). These bars will make life much more convenient for athletes who want to install aero bars on a road bike for racing and solo training but want to remove them before a Saturday group ride. The lightweight aluminum bars offer a great deal of adjustability in every direction. Their most notable feature is the quick-release mechanism, which allows you to easily remove and reinstall the bars, all while preserving their original position.

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