Kona Pro Bike: Mirinda Carfrae’s Felt IA Disc

Three-time Ironman world champion shows off the bike she’ll use to chase down the competition on Saturday. Despite an injury in the weeks leading up to the race, Carfrae says she’s recovered well and is feeling good about her form.

Mirinda Carfrae's Felt IA Disc
Mirinda Carfrae’s size 48 Felt IA Disc. Photo: Brad Kaminski
Mirinda Carfrae's Felt IA Disc
Carfrae sits and chats with the media in front of her Felt. Photo: Brad Kaminski
Mirinda Carfrae's Felt IA Disc
Yet another pair of signature wheels from Zipp—this time Carfrae’s 454 NSW/858 NSW disc brake carbon clinchers. Photo: Brad Kaminski
Mirinda Carfrae's Felt IA Disc
Mirinda Carfrae’s cockpit uses XLAB Versa 500 for hydration and Zipp EVO 110 Extensions. Photo: Brad Kaminski
Mirinda Carfrae's Felt IA Disc
Carfrae’s bike didn’t have base bar tape, but it did have SRAM S-900 Aero HRD Disc Brake levers to stop and eTap Blips to shift. Photo: Brad Kaminski
Mirinda Carfrae's Felt IA Disc
Carfrae’s front drivetrain is a SRAM Red eTap AXS 50t 1x chainring with integrated Quarq powermeter on a 165mm crankset; in the rear she’s running a 10-33t 12spd cassette. Photo: Brad Kaminski
Mirinda Carfrae's Felt IA Disc
A SRAM eTap rear derailleur runs Carfrae’s rear drivetrain. Photo: Brad Kaminski
Mirinda Carfrae's Felt IA Disc
Felt’s integrated rear storage helps stow away Carfrae’s necessities. Photo: Brad Kaminski
Mirinda Carfrae's Felt IA Disc
A 3D-printed top tube storage system sits above Carfrae’s ride. Photo: Brad Kaminski
Mirinda Carfrae's Felt IA Disc
Zipp Vuka Aero base bars sit beneath Vuka EVO 110 extensions on Carfrae’s cockpit. Photo: Brad Kaminski
Mirinda Carfrae's Felt IA Disc
For rear hydration, Carfrae uses an XLAB Delta 425 carrier with Gorilla carbon cages. Photo: Brad Kaminski
Mirinda Carfrae's Felt IA Disc
Carfrae chooses Continental Grand Prix 5000 25mm clinchers. Photo: Brad Kaminski