Tested: Four Time-Trial Bikes

Beat the clock - as well as the competition - next time you race with these wind-cheating speed machines



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orbea ordu slt time trial bike

If your goal is to set a new triathlon personal best, consider purchasing a time-trial bike. These midrange models mix value and performance, and are all but guaranteed to improve your bike split.
 
They offer aerodynamic carbon-fibre frames, reliable components and durable wheels that will stand up to high-mileage training, although you may want to upgrade to lighter wheels for race day.

Once you've chosen your speedy steed, you need to fine-tune its setup to work with your body so you can  achieve the most aerodynamic position possible. Ask your bike shop for advice or consider a professional bike-fit outfit such as Cyclefit or Retül.


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