Photo gallery: US national time trial tech

Wax, electrical tape and clinchers in the hunt for the stars and stripes

This article first appeared on Cyclingnews.com.

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At the US national time trial championship, teams and riders broke out the fastest gear they could muster. Some solutions were pricey and expected, such as aero frames, deep wheels and electronic drivetrains. But more than a few riders and mechanics employed some simple solutions, too, taping down wires (and non-sponsor logos), and using clincher tires instead of tubulars.

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Click or swipe through the gallery above for a detailed look at scores of the men’s and women’s race rigs.

When you've won the stars and stripes multiple times, why not jazz up the chain rings?
When you’ve won the stars and stripes multiple times, why not jazz up the chain rings?
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