The Lack of TT BIKES at the Olympic Triathlon – Quora

As many of you would have seen, the triathlon at the Olympic Games was contested on standard road bikes, sometimes with short, stubby clip on aero bars attached to the drop handlebars of the standard road bikes.

Some people mistakenly think that it is because Olympic triathlon is under the control of the ITU. However, some ITU events do allow full TT bikes to be used.

So lets take a closer look at the WHY…