2013 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide: Bikes

BH Aero
$10,900, Bhbikes-us.com
The draw: Exotic design

If you’re looking for a bike that stands out, the BH Aero’s muscular shape will definitely separate you from the herd. And while the frame looks outlandishly aggressive, its fit profile won’t have you twisted beyond control, with dimensions similar to the ever-popular Cervélo P2. Be ready to learn brake maintenance, because both front and rear are hidden and side-actuated, and brakes of this style often require a bit more care than external stoppers. Every other component is top-shelf. With the Zipp 808 race wheels and Sram Red drivetrain, this machine is already equipped with a pro-caliber kit.