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Quintana Roo / Aerodynamic Triathlon frame

Quintana Roo

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Quintana Roo

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Quintana Roo’s idea was to reduce drag created from the drivetrain. The non-drive side of the downtube is offset by 18mm towards the drive side. This moves airflow away from the “dirty” side of the bike, to the “clean,” or non-drive, side of the bike. By minimizing the explosion of air into the downtube via routing it to the non-drive side, the drivetrain becomes virtually invisible to the wind. Rear brake is placed behind the bottom bracket of the frame to remove it from the airflow that travels around the seat tube. U-shaped blades of the fork leave a large space for aero wheel airflow. Funnel-shaped blades force air through fork blades.

Client / Manufacturer

American Bicycle Group

American Bicycle Group
Chattanooga, United States

Design

American Bicycle Group

American Bicycle Group
Chattanooga, United States

Brad DeVaney