2013 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide: Bikes

Wilier Twin Blade
$12,000, Wilier-usa.com
The draw: Unique style

Forget practicality—this bike is overflowing with flash. The name comes from the bike’s unique integrated fork. Two struts run alongside the headtube to connect the massive fork blades to the stem to bolster the aerobar. This system results in a very broad front profile. Adjustability of the aerobar position is limited. Show up to a race with a Twin Blade and you’re almost certain to attract a crowd of onlookers with serious bike-envy.

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