The best aftermarket aero bars for triathlons and time trialling

Aero bars can optimize your TT position and help you save watts.

TT base bar on road bike
(Image credit: Future)

For triathletes and time trialists in particular, achieving an aerodynamic position is extremely important. Each athlete’s bike fit is unique to them, with the goal being in an optimized position that is comfortable and efficient while also being comfortable enough to hold for long periods of time. 

One of the staples behind all triathlon and time trial positions is the aero extensions, which allow a rider to bend at the waist, rest their elbows on the arm cups, and extend their hands forward to create the classic tuck position we’ve come to associate with triathlon and TTs. 

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