Top 10 rules of AERO by Alphamantis Technologies

  Sometimes we forget that the main factor acting against our speed is you. Humans are not designed to cut through the air with ease, so it is up to us to find the position that will help you face the least amount of resistance possible. Aerodynamics is the main...

The Most Aero Tour de France in History

  The 2016 Tour de France is on its way and we felt the need to explore what made last year’s Tour, the most aero Tour in history! If you were closely following the Tour last year, you probably noticed a rather unorthodox display of aero techniques and...

Alphamantis’ Checklist for Aero-Positioning

You might be a professional time trialist, a hardcore triathlete, or even just an avid rider, but one thing is certain: drag is there to slow you down. Drag accounts for about 90% of the resistance a cyclist faces on the road. Sure, there might be some pretty steep...

Being more AERO

Being Aero is not only about your bike and equipment; aside from steep hills, 80%-90% of the resistance a rider faces comes from the rider itself. Even though equipment changes and upgrades help lower drag, it is your position on the bike that will have the greatest...

Aero Testing the Right Way!

A wind tunnel is a great tool for companies to do R&D in terms of aerodynamic design of bikes and equipment. However, the factor that contributes the most to drag is the rider. The static nature of wind tunnel testing does not totally account for the natural...

What is an aero test?

Our team got together with one of our bike fit partners, Phil Casanta of HyperCat Racing, and created this video on what exactly is involved in an aero test.  Whether or not you’ve ridden on a Velodrome, it’s a simple process that will maximize your race...