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Clip On Aero Bars Vs Drops | Which Is Faster For Your Next Triathlon?

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Published on Sep 24, 2017

In association with ControlTech.

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What is the best aero set up for triathlon? Could your bike leg be faster in your next triathlon? GTN's ex-pro triathlete Mark Threlfall tests out the Controltech Impel TT bars and compares them against riding on the drops.

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With the introduction of draft legal racing to age group triathlon, you may decide to change your triathlon bike set up. Short clip on aero bars are common in the ITU pro triathlon ranks but are they really faster than riding on the drops?

GTN's ex-pro triathlete puts it to the test by doing runs at 250 and 350 watts on both the drops and on the aero bars. Which do you think will be faster and by how much?

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