Aerodynamic testing for cyclists: what are your options and how much does it cost?

Aerodynamics are the primary cause of cyclists going slowly, so what can you do to get faster, where can you do it and how much should you expect to pay?

A time triallist in the aero position in a wind tunnel
(Image credit: Matt Grayson/Le Col)

Aerodynamic testing for cyclists is a thriving business in the UK, with keen amateurs often being more aero than top WorldTour pros, especially since they’re not constrained by the rigid rules of the UCI. 

For riders looking to optimise their set up, aerodynamic testing is the best thing you can do in order to save yourself some crucial watts and gain a few seconds or possibly even more. There are a number of options available to consumers and it can all seem rather intimidating, especially given the vastly different price points.

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