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Little innovations make a big difference for riders

Little innovations make a big difference for riders

All bikes tend to look alike at first. But a closer look reveals some clever design innovations this year that give world-class triathletes, gonzo mountain bikers, traveling tandem aficionados and raw rookie road riders alike exactly what they want: a little more speed, a lot more versatility, way more practicality and even an economical deal that might leave you enough to buy a nice pair of bike shorts. The Ironman champ's wheels Scott Plasma Team Issue: Aerodynamic carbon-fiber speed machine for triathlons and time trials that was ridden by 2014 Hawaii Ironman winner Sebastian Kienle. Includes add-on hydration nose cone, glove box and high-end Zipp wheels. Likes: It must be...