Tech podcast: An in-depth look at Tour de France aero bikes

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The Tour de France peloton is chock full of brand-new aero bikes — what’s behind these designs, and what do the riders like?

In this episode of the VeloNews Tech podcast, tech editor Dan Cavallari talks to industry experts to get the skinny on what makes a good aero bike and what’s next for the category. Are aero bikes and all-around bikes melding into a single category? If not, what’s stopping them? And what the heck is a truncated airfoil?

Cavallari also gets insights from the pros — Trek-Segafredo’s Toms Skujins and Bora-Hansgrohe’s Peter Sagan both offer their thoughts on the intersection of aero performance and comfort in a race bike.

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