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Aftermarket options for adjusting Giant Aero Bars angle

I have this Giant 2016 Trinity Pro that I'm trying to make some adjustments to. Currently the stock aero bars stick almost straight out and I'm not super happy with that position. I've really liked ...
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Are all road bike drop handlebars compatible with all shifter/brake levers

I have a Trek Domane and I want to upgrade the generic basic handlebars with carbon aero handle bars. I want to make sure they would be compatible with the levers. I was thinking of Easton, Prime ...
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How should clip on aerobars be adjusted to the user?

The context here is an endurance setup, with a fit optimised for the hoods/drops. Clip-on aerobars are being fitted to give an additional hand position especially into sustained headwinds; this very ...
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What are the geometric differences between a bicycle with aerobars (aka tribars) set up for touring (or long-distance) and one set up for speed?

I would like to ask some questions about aerobars, also known as tribars. I've seen them used on bicycles meant for very different purposes. In theory, the very low, horizontal, position is ideal for ...
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What risers do I need for my Profile Stryke Carbon Ironman aero bars?

I'd like to improve my comfort on the bike a bit by raising my elbows and shoulders when I use my aero bars. I have Profile Stryke Carbon bars presently. The bars themselves are clamped under my ...
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On a SRAM AXS MTB drivetrain, can you add satellite shifters on an aerobar?

If I have an Eagle AXS set (for MTB) and an aerobar. What would I use to shift gears from aerobar positions? Can I add a shifter to aerobars? Most Google searches show setup for road bikes.. (I guess ...
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Aerobar, why would carbon cost more than aluminum?

I think carbon parts are generally more expensive to their aluminum counterparts. I'm perplexed because aluminum version is cheaper and weighs less too? What am I missing? Example: Profile design ...
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Dual gear cable setup for aerobars and handelbars

Is there a solution to set up gear shifters at the end bar of the aerobars and on the handlebars simultaniously? It is just annoying when I am down in triathlon position and have to change the grip ...
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Aluminium Aerobars on Carbon Handelbars

Since I want to build up a new bike with road or gravel handelbars and aerobars I try to get as much information about it as possible. Now I have just watched a video where the person in it says (at ...
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Add-on Aero Bars to an Already Aero Handlebar

I've recently upgraded from a Specialized Allez to a (3T Strada Pro Force). I took it on its first long ride (56 miles) and my, already bad, wrists really suffered. I changed hand positions as often ...
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Aero bars are a pain in the neck - are there strengthening exercises?

I've got a set of aero bars on my tourer, and now I've got the hang of them I rather like them, especially when solo and into headwinds or trying to put some distance behind me on a long straight. A ...
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