Vision Trimax Carbon CSI aero bars – in brief review

Comfortable clip-ons with internal clamps

Our rating 
2.0 out of 5 star rating 2.0
GBP £229.95 RRP | USD $329.99
Vision Trimax Carbon CSI clip-on aero bars

Our review

Sophisticated internal-clamp aero design but at a massive weight and wallet cost
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The Vision Trimax Carbon CSI clip-ons are gorgeous looking, high-comfort aero bars, but their overcomplicated design means they cost a fortune and weigh a ton.

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They come with riser spacers, and the adjustable, drooped pads on tapering composite cups are both comfy and secure. The neat flip-out-arm socket tool for the drag-reducing internal clamps that secure the extensions also seems cool at first. Then you realise you’d be screwed if the bars came loose on a ride.

The CSI extensions use a veneer of carbon over an alloy inner tube and, combined with the hidden mechanism and metal end caps, it means these ‘carbon’ clip-ons weigh twice as much as the lightest bars out there. All the complexity makes them very expensive too.

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This article was originally published in Triathlon Plus magazine, available on Zinio.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Trimax Carbon SI CSI clip-on aero bars (13)
Brand Vision

Weight (g) 694