Pedal Magazine - - Buyers Guide 2017 -

Garneau Gen­nix TR1 Elite

De­signed to op­ti­mize the rider's po­si­tion, the Garneau Gen­nix TR1 Elite also boasts fast frame lines that have been re­fined in a wind tun­nel. The 3T cock­pit is highly ad­justable, while the car­bon seat­post al­lows for am­ple fore and aft movement of the sad­dle. The bike is com­pleted with an 11-speed Shi­mano Ul­te­gra driv­e­train, TRP TR1 can­tilever brakes and No­vatec 30 wheels. An Aero Tri Box and chain­catcher are in­cluded with the bike, which has an SRP of $4,499.

Scott Plasma RC

The Scott Plasma RC is de­signed to be faster, re­fined by tests with a mov­ing rider in a wind tun­nel, and fea­tures a full HMX car­bon-fibre frame and in­te­grated front and rear brakes. Scott's Plasma fuel stor­age adds an in­te­grated aero drink sys­tem that also acts as a nose cone, while nu­tri­tion can be stored in the sleek stor­age box that mounts on the top­tube. The Plasma RC is equipped with an 11-speed Shi­mano Ul­te­gra Di2 driv­e­train, Scott front in­te­grated brake and Shi­mano Ul­te­gra di­rect-mount rear brake, in­te­grated han­dle­bar sys­tem and Syn­cros Race 22 Aero Pro­file wheels. The SRP is $9,799.

Ar­gon E-117 Tri Ul­te­gra Di2

The Ar­gon E-117 Tri is de­signed to be the per­fect bike for both be­gin­ners and ex­pe­ri­enced com­peti­tors alike. With an aero de­sign and triathlon-spe­cific ge­om­e­try, cou­pled with hid­den in­te­grated brakes, an 11-speed Shi­mano Ul­te­gra Di2 driv­e­train and a Vi­sion Team 30 wheelset, the bike's SRP is $5,499.

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