Posted by: audaxing | April 23, 2017

Tri bar setup

I’m looking at using tri bars for London Edinburgh London

I have previously used tri bars on a Ti bike I used to have. When I looked at this old bike and also the bikes used on the TCR and other long distance races I saw that bars that hook up at the end are preferred.

So on the new bar setup I’ve used “3T Comfort Bend Bar Extensions – Pro”. I put neoprene tape on the ends where my hands will go before applying bar tape – that’s why they look “bulging”

I don’t use the arm rests or the cups on tribars. I use pipe lagging on the handlebars. The arm supports use up too much space

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  1. Not using the arm rests also allows you to get lower and more aero. Should give you a good break from the wind resistance for LEL!

    • let’s hope so! I’ve linked your blog btw 🙂

  2. I’ve just fitted Profile Design Jammer GT’s for exactly the same reason. Using the arm pads for now as I can still get my hands comfortably on the tops but like the pipe lagging idea!

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