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Eurobike's time trial machines

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We kick off with Cipollini's stunning NKTT – it's a beauty worthy of the extroverted ex-pro

We kick off with Cipollini's stunning NKTT – it's a beauty worthy of the extroverted ex-pro (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The KT5 is stockier and has a completely different look

The KT5 is stockier and has a completely different look (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The blue and graduated grey looks great

The blue and graduated grey looks great (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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It's not a superbike, but the front end is still very tidy

It's not a superbike, but the front end is still very tidy (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Trek has a similar rear storage box, but this one has a built in light!

Trek has a similar rear storage box, but this one has a built in light! (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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From one tri bike to the genre's original brand – this is the Quintana Roo PR Six

From one tri bike to the genre's original brand – this is the Quintana Roo PR Six (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Kienle's probably going to want this back at some point

Kienle's probably going to want this back at some point (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Nice custom detailing from the guys at Scott

Nice custom detailing from the guys at Scott (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The integrated accessories make the bike even faster

The integrated accessories make the bike even faster (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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This Scott Plasma 5 is property of Ironman World Champion Sebastian Kienle

This Scott Plasma 5 is property of Ironman World Champion Sebastian Kienle (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Here's the more wallet friendly version

Here's the more wallet friendly version (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The rear brake is routed through the seat tube

The rear brake is routed through the seat tube (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Orbea is employing TriRig's newest Omega-X brake for conventional positioning with lower drag

Orbea is employing TriRig's newest Omega-X brake for conventional positioning with lower drag (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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This domed Vision crankset gives Campag a run for its money in terms of aero excess

This domed Vision crankset gives Campag a run for its money in terms of aero excess (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The Orbea Ordu M10i LTD is a great looking bike – and anything that features 'Mondragon' tube shapes has to be good, right?

The Orbea Ordu M10i LTD is a great looking bike – and anything that features 'Mondragon' tube shapes has to be good, right? (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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So it's a bit odd that it's badged as being designed and engineered in Hamburg

So it's a bit odd that it's badged as being designed and engineered in Hamburg (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Stevens uses the same mould as Vitus's Chrono 2

Stevens uses the same mould as Vitus's Chrono 2 (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Oddly, Cervélo didn't show a P5 at the show, but there was this new paintjob for the 2016 P3

Oddly, Cervélo didn't show a P5 at the show, but there was this new paintjob for the 2016 P3 (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Cervélo's sticking to this promise despite strong competition from other TT manufacturers

Cervélo's sticking to this promise despite strong competition from other TT manufacturers (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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This KT3 is a little more conventional

This KT3 is a little more conventional (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Kuota is one of the only brands still offering a variety of different TT platforms. This is the Kalibur

Kuota is one of the only brands still offering a variety of different TT platforms. This is the Kalibur (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Pinarello didn't seem to have a regular Bolide hanging around, but did have Wiggins' Hour Record bike

Pinarello didn't seem to have a regular Bolide hanging around, but did have Wiggins' Hour Record bike (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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For the second year in a row, there was no Giant TT bike on show. Come on guys, where's the new Trinity?

For the second year in a row, there was no Giant TT bike on show. Come on guys, where's the new Trinity? (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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This is thanks in part to a totally integrated front end

This is thanks in part to a totally integrated front end (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The BMC TimeMachine TM01 is getting on in age too, but still looks current

The BMC TimeMachine TM01 is getting on in age too, but still looks current (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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These cables need to be hidden better for this steed to compete with other brands' superbikes though

These cables need to be hidden better for this steed to compete with other brands' superbikes though (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The BH Aerolight is getting a little long in the tooth but with graphics this nice, it's hard to care

The BH Aerolight is getting a little long in the tooth but with graphics this nice, it's hard to care (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The front-end is a little like that of the Canyon Speedmax – low with lots of pad spacers

The front-end is a little like that of the Canyon Speedmax – low with lots of pad spacers (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The Rose Aero Flyer is a new addition to the German brand's 2016 line-up

The Rose Aero Flyer is a new addition to the German brand's 2016 line-up (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Look's own ZED crankset is another aero carbon option

Look's own ZED crankset is another aero carbon option (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The flippable bars offer one of the cleanest, prettiest and lowest cockpits we've seen

The flippable bars offer one of the cleanest, prettiest and lowest cockpits we've seen (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The Look 796 was launched just before the Tour de France

The Look 796 was launched just before the Tour de France (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Fuji's Norcom Straight 1.3 in a striking, yet understated colour scheme

Fuji's Norcom Straight 1.3 in a striking, yet understated colour scheme (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The Ridley Dean – as used by Lotto-Soudal

The Ridley Dean – as used by Lotto-Soudal (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The triathlon versions look truly horrible though

The triathlon versions look truly horrible though (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Back to the bikes and the Merida Time Warp is a good-looking, stretched out professional ride

Back to the bikes and the Merida Time Warp is a good-looking, stretched out professional ride (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The E117 Tri+ has a 1,300g frame and a 340g fork making it light for a tri bike overall

The E117 Tri+ has a 1,300g frame and a 340g fork making it light for a tri bike overall (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The bike comes equipped with hydration and storage solutions that don't cost you in terms of drag

The bike comes equipped with hydration and storage solutions that don't cost you in terms of drag (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Argon 18's brand new E119 Tri+ is claimed to be faster than a Cervélo P5

Argon 18's brand new E119 Tri+ is claimed to be faster than a Cervélo P5 (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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All this adds up though – to exactly €15,138

All this adds up though – to exactly €15,138 (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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To get the weight down, Storck has employed as many carbon components as possible

To get the weight down, Storck has employed as many carbon components as possible (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The front of the stem has this unique torpedo shaping, because, you know, aero

The front of the stem has this unique torpedo shaping, because, you know, aero (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The front end uses this integrated stem and spacer setup

The front end uses this integrated stem and spacer setup (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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This Storck Aero 2 Platinum G1 is the brand's lightest TT build – weighing in at an incredible 6.9kg

This Storck Aero 2 Platinum G1 is the brand's lightest TT build – weighing in at an incredible 6.9kg (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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All signs are pointing that way

All signs are pointing that way (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Yep, this little flag confirms it

Yep, this little flag confirms it (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Cannondale-Garmin rider Andrew Talansky's Slice RS has this lovely paintjob

Cannondale-Garmin rider Andrew Talansky's Slice RS has this lovely paintjob (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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We think he might be American

We think he might be American (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Cannondale's Slice Black Inc is the company's lightest possible build around the 1.2kg frame

Cannondale's Slice Black Inc is the company's lightest possible build around the 1.2kg frame (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The front brake is completely hidden with these little ports for access

The front brake is completely hidden with these little ports for access (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Here's the first of many integrated front ends you'll see in this gallery – complete with Campag EPS shifters

Here's the first of many integrated front ends you'll see in this gallery – complete with Campag EPS shifters (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The same accessories are on offer here along with a standard stem for easy transportation

The same accessories are on offer here along with a standard stem for easy transportation (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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At the other end of the show we spotted this Canyon Speedmax prototype

At the other end of the show we spotted this Canyon Speedmax prototype (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Lazer is looking to employ this tech to provide automatic fitting for children's helmets

Lazer is looking to employ this tech to provide automatic fitting for children's helmets (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Just push the little button and it tightens or loosens

Just push the little button and it tightens or loosens (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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This Tardiz has a prototype electronic retention system

This Tardiz has a prototype electronic retention system (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The I-sensor lets you set an optimum head position, then buzzes and bleeps if your devitate from it

The I-sensor lets you set an optimum head position, then buzzes and bleeps if your devitate from it (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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If that's not enough, this cap in the top lets you give your head a water bottle shower

If that's not enough, this cap in the top lets you give your head a water bottle shower (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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There's additional venting on the top to help keep you cool

There's additional venting on the top to help keep you cool (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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In a break from the bikes, here's the new Lazer Wasp Air Tri helmet

In a break from the bikes, here's the new Lazer Wasp Air Tri helmet (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The cockpit is incredibly clean, giving UCI riders a marginal gain

The cockpit is incredibly clean, giving UCI riders a marginal gain (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Bianchi's Aquila CV has a gorgeously simple frame

Bianchi's Aquila CV has a gorgeously simple frame (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The stem setup is a little odd, with a downward slope, over which the cables run

The stem setup is a little odd, with a downward slope, over which the cables run (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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De Rosa's Formula King TT bike has a very Italian sensibility and is bedecked in Campagnolo

De Rosa's Formula King TT bike has a very Italian sensibility and is bedecked in Campagnolo (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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There's a bayonet-style fork with a standard brake up front for easy adjustment and maintainence

There's a bayonet-style fork with a standard brake up front for easy adjustment and maintainence (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Ceepo bikes have traditionally featured out-there designs, but the Viper is surprisingly conventional

Ceepo bikes have traditionally featured out-there designs, but the Viper is surprisingly conventional (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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Dedacciai's aptly named Flash TT has a 1,200g frame and 440g fork, making it exactly the same as the Argon 18 in terms of weight

Dedacciai's aptly named Flash TT has a 1,200g frame and 440g fork, making it exactly the same as the Argon 18 in terms of weight (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)
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The tri-specific frame and accessories have already helped Jan Frodeno win the Ironman European Championships and Ironman 70.3 World Championships

The tri-specific frame and accessories have already helped Jan Frodeno win the Ironman European Championships and Ironman 70.3 World Championships (Image credit: Tom Ballard / Immediate Media)

This article originally appeared on BikeRadar

If you live by the words 'aero is everything' then this is the place for you. We've scoured the many Zeppelin hangars of the annual Eurobike show in Germany to bring you the latest time trial and triathlon tech – so pull on your skinsuit, grab your pointy helmet and check out what's coming up in the world of flat-backed racing next year.

There was a good selection of TT bikes on show this year and you'll find all the ones we came across in the gallery above. Here are some of the highlights – whether new or just cool.

Canyon Speedmax Tri

At the other end of the show we spotted this canyon speedmax prototype: at the other end of the show we spotted this canyon speedmax prototype
This prototype design had a constant stream of admirers at Eurobike – unsurprising as it's made by Canyon, one of the most forward thinking bike manufacturers out there. It's also already taken Jan Frodeno to the Ironman European Championship and Ironman 70.3 World Championship titles. Check out our full Canyon Speedmax Tri preview.

Look 796

The look 796 was launched just before the tour de france: the look 796 was launched just before the tour de france
French brand Look launched its new TT machine just before the Tour de France. There's none of that triathlon nonsense here, this is a full-on kill-your-back, stretch-your-neck TT bike. Its clean frame lines and beautiful front-end set-up combined with hidden brakes make this as integrated and fast as the UCI will allow. Check out our close-up look at Anthony Delaplace's Tour de France Look 796.

Argon 18 E119 Tri+

Argon 18's brand new e119 tri+ is claimed to be faster than a cervélo p5: argon 18's brand new e119 tri+ is claimed to be faster than a cervélo p5
With the E119 Tri+, Argon 18 is going directly for the jugular of fellow Canadian company Cervélo. In fact, the brand says it's faster than a P5 at all but head-on wind angles. It also comes with a bevy of accessories. Check out a fuller look at the Argon 18 TT line-up.