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Aero Bars

Postby vander » Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:55 pm

Looking at doing the Calga TT probably every month for at least the first few months of next year. So I wanted to get some Aerobars. Can anyone advise some good but also cheap bars. I would be looking at <$150 and preferably <$100.
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Re: Aero Bars

Postby Chuck » Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:39 pm

Clip ons ok ??

http://www.torpedo7.com.au/products/T7H ... thlon-bars

The price is right, can't comment on the quality though.
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Re: Aero Bars

Postby vander » Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:42 pm

Clip are exactly what I am after. These seem good if the quality is good.
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Re: Aero Bars

Postby Strawburger » Mon Dec 26, 2011 4:20 pm

Profile T2

These are pretty good (for the price). I've seen them elsewhere for as low as $75 delivered (so shop around). The advantage on these is that you can set them back from the drop bars (toward your body) if you wish.
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Re: Aero Bars

Postby vander » Wed Jan 11, 2012 12:03 pm

Ended up getting the profile T2 got them for about $90. Now I just have to figure out the best position for them and get used to them.
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Re: Aero Bars

Postby philip » Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:34 pm

They are good bars as you can adjust them a lot but are therefore a bit finicky. I have the carbon version of them. Make sure you when you adjust them you use the right torque to tighten, when I setup might I didn't have a torque wrench so was too cautious and one of them started to loosen while on a TT. You do end up putting a fair bit of weight/pressure on them.
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Re: Aero Bars

Postby fixed » Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:17 pm

torque settings very important, also use carbon grip paste at the junction faces
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