We can identify two primary problems with installing clip-on bars on our road bikes. First, when fitting them on standard road drop bars fora triathlon or time trial, we usually have to install a straight seatpost, or slam the saddle forward to compensate for the extensions being further forward.Second, the armrests usually cover the tops of the bar, leading to the dreaded hands-on-the-pad technique on steeper climbs. The Airstryke V2 Aluminum Clip-on aerobars take care of the second issue by including Profile Design's patented Flip-Up brackets, which use springs to keep the armrests elevated while you'renot resting on them. This preserves access to your drop bar's top or the entire base bar without sacrificing the benefits of clip-on extensions when it's time to get aero. As for the cockpit adjustments, we recommend investing in a second saddle/seatpost combo if it isn't a proprietary design and you'll have a quick as an easy dedicated setup for triathlons, time trials, and weekend centuries.
Features & details
Material: aluminum Diameter: 31.8mm (26.0mm with included shims) Reach: -90, -75, -60, -45mm Width: [center to center] 322mm, 355mm Armrest: Ergo
Manufacturer: Profile Design
Brand: Profile Designs
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