Felt completely reshapes their Kona-winning Integrated Aero carbon triathlon bike with an all-new, curving carbon humpback-ed IA 2.0 tri bike design that takes aerodynamics and storage to a new built-in level inside the carbon frame. Much like its predecessor, the new aerodynamic triathlon race bike includes storage for hydration, nutrition & spares, but now that is all integrated inside the uniquely curvaceous carbon frame. In addition to adding much more position adjustability, Felt also says it’s the “ fastest ever triathlon bike “… Felt IA 2.0 Integrated Aero triathlon bike
There’s no ignoring the wild shape of the curvy new IA 2.0, promising to make triathletes faster on the bike leg.
While the previous generation Integrated Aero tri bike built-in hydration, snack storage & a removable toolbox tail fin, those were all mostly add-ons. Disc brakes were even a bit of an add-on to the original IA1 that debuted back in 2014. What’s new?
But now, Felt has pulled out all the stops, without the need to comply with any limitations like the UCI’s road restrictions. That freed Felt’s designers to integrate everything inside of the aerodynamic carbon frame with a distinct hump behind the bars that smooths airflow up closer to the rider’s aero tuck, and a mini tail that minimizes turbulence coming off the rider & bike.
According to Felt’s own product team, it’s a “love it or hate it” design, but “at the end of the day the most beautiful bike is the fastest” and this once promises […]