BMC Timemachine TM01 Dura Ace Di2$12,999 1 of 12
Tube shaping, component integration and plenty of time spent in the wind tunnel studying rider position makes the new Timemachine for BMC one of the fastest straight-line bikes in the world. Included in this $13K package are Zipp wheels, Dura Ace Di2 components, BMC V cockpit and a Fizik Tritone saddle.
Cervelo P5x$15,000 2 of 12
Storage on a long-course triathlon has been a problem for a long time, especially when figuring out ways not to ruin the aerodynamics of a $10K bike. What Cervelo has done with the new P5x is design the bike around integrated storage compartments so your gear won't slow you down. With a highly adjustable front end and a massive bottom bracket, it's definitely one of the best blends of aerodynamics and comfort that money can buy.
Dimond Brilliant$8,499 3 of 12
Bikes with no seat tube are quickly becoming a trend thanks to the impressive 2015 debut of this model on the Queen K. The advantages of less frame in the back and more up front are improved comfort, precise steering and a little less overall weight. Storage compartments aren't included in the 2017 version, but there are several bolt-on spots for you to choose your own options. This build includes Ultegra Di2, Profile Design 78 Twenty-Four wheels and the option for custom paint.
Canyon Speedmax CF SLX 9.0 Pro$10,000 4 of 12
Boasting a win under Jan Frodeno at the IRONMAN Kona World Championships, the updated Speedmax from Canyon is an even faster version than the original. Modifications to tube shapes, a longer wheelbase and greater adjustability of the front end have not only improved straight-line speed but also improved comfort and stability around corners. This high-end version comes with Shimano Dura Ace Di2 and Reynolds 80 Aero Carbon clinchers.
Orbea Ordu M10i Team$7,999 5 of 12
The Orbea Ordu has been around for more than half a decade, but recent iterations have seen significant enough improvements that we can (mostly) forget when IRONMAN champ Craig Alexander famously ditched his. Seriously fast and stunningly lightweight, what we really love is the Ordu's ability to still be user-friendly—a rarity in tri bikes at this end of the spectrum. Orbea is also one of the few companies to use stack and reach as inputs during the design process, which makes for a nuanced fit for even the smallest riders, and especially women. The featured build for the M10i Team comes equipped with Shimano Dura Ace Di2, Vision Trimax clinchers and Ordu's Hatchback technology, which hides the Di2 battery behind a port in the rear wheel cutout for easy access and simple setup.
Felt IA1 SRAM Red eTap$10,999 6 of 12
Felt claims the IA1 is the most aerodynamic bicycle frame in the world. While there are several other brands who would love to debate this, integrated storage and one of the widest ranges of size options for personalized adjustability surely put it near the top. The combination of SRAM eTap drivetrain and Zipp 404 Firecrest wheels highlight an outstanding component package.
Parlee TTiR DiscPrice Varies 7 of 12
While the price technically starts at $6,300, depending on your build kit, the costs can rise up to $13,000 for this dream steed. It's also one of the few tri bikes that has moved toward disc brakes for their reliability in all weather conditions and aerodynamic advantages. Thru axles, carbon fairings to shield the brakes, an oversized bottom bracket, custom paint options and a seriously fast frame round out the package.
Ventum One Di2Starting at $11,000 8 of 12
Touted as one of the most comfortable super bikes on the market, the Ventum One includes an integrated 1.4-liter water bottle that fits into the top tube so your hydration devices don't mess up aerodynamics. Upgrades include a Pioneer power meter, ENVE wheels and ceramic bearings.
LIV Avow Advanced Pro 0$8,160 9 of 12
There aren't many women-specific triathlon bikes on the market, especially on the high-end of the spectrum. The Avow Advanced Pro 0 is without a doubt one of the best you'll find, and the price is quite reasonable compared to most of the others on this list. Giant SLR 1 Aero wheels, SRAM Red eTap components and a hands-free hydration system are a few of the highlights.
Bianchi Aquila CV TT Dura Ace Di2$13,449 10 of 12
If you're looking for a little Italian style to set you apart from the crowd, this TT bike from Bianchi will surely do the trick. And while it was built for shorter efforts tackled at high speeds, vibration damping technology used in the frame makes it seriously comfortable while maintaining its stiffness and efficiency. The bad news, of course, is that all this technology doesn't come cheap.
Wilier Twin BladeStarting at $6,499 11 of 12
While the starting price might seem pretty reasonable, adding Dura Ace components, Fulcrum wheels and a Vision aero crankset to the standard model will run the price north of $10K. The aggressive geometry and stiff frame translates to efficiency out on the road, which means you'll sacrifice a little comfort for blazing straight-line speed.
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