Something to hold on to
Vuka Alumina Extensions help you dial in your optimal aero position at, well, an optimal price. Vuka Alumina Extensions are available in two styles:
Vuka Alumina Extensions come with an industry-standard 22.2 mm diameter, are compatible with the new Vuka Alumina Clip but not the VukaClip or VukaAero. Both extension styles have a length of 360 mm and have sleek internal cable routing. They are compatible with all shifting systems.
Guidelines for cutting extensions:
Warning: Do NOT cut anything from the front end of these extensions.
$55, €49 per set
Triathlete Buyer's Guide: Vuka Alumina Best in Class April 2013 [pdf]
The 2013 Triathlete Magazine Buyer's Guide named the Vuka Alumina as its Best in Class Aerobar. "Their adjustment range is incredible in all directions. The extensions are interchangeable, and Zipp offers a wide variety of shapes."
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BikeRadar: "Adjustable six ways to Sunday" September 2012
BikeRadar.com praises the Vuka Alumina aero cockpit system for doing something many aero bars fail to do -- help riders achieve their most aerodynamic position on the bike.
Gear Check: Zipp Alumina Bars, Clips & Extensions September 2012
Triathlete Europe found the Vuka Alumina to be abundant in its affordability and adjustability:
"When designing the Alumina Zipp spoke to bike fitters so see what would help the most and found adjustability was key with so many different designs of triathlon bike. Zipp listened because their affordable aluminium Alumina bars deliver choice and adjustability by the truckload."
Slowtwitch: Vuka Alumina a hit September 2012
Slowtwitch.com's Dan Empfield is full of praise in his analysis of the Vuka Alumina Clip and aero cockpit system: "Zipp has designed a bar here that meets just about every design and market imperative. It's modular. It's comfortable. It's adjustable. And it's cheap. It's like somebody at Zipp sat down and wrote out a list of everything that makes an aerobar work for end users, bike shop personnel, and bike makers. Then designed a bar, in the Zipp Vuka Alumina Clip, with those imperatives in mind. What a concept!"
TriRig: Vuka Alumina fantastic June 2012
In his review on TriRig.com, Nick Salazar takes a detailed look at Vuka Alumina and writes: "The Vuka Alumina Clip, Bar, and Extensions are fantastic pieces of kit that would make a worthy front end on a very wide range of bikes, for a very wide range of fit needs." Read the entire review here