The Bikes of 2016 Kona

A look at the bikes that generated the most buzz in 2016 Kona Ironman World Championships.

Newly-designed bikes but old concepts? The beam bike design is back, now re-introduced by Cervelo via the P5X.   The radical designs that first saw light in the 80s are making the buzz in Kona, with Dimond, Diamondback’s Addean and Ventum getting some attention too.  Looking at the time though,  the best bike split of Kona were Boris Stein, 4:23:04 via the Speedmax Canyon CF SLX (same champion Jan Frodeno); and Sebastian Kienle, with Scott Plasma Pro, with 4:23:55. Check out the 7 bikes that attracted the most attention in Kona:

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