Review: TorHans AeroZ BTA Bottle
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Dec 21, 2014  hits 86,177

The AeroZ is an excellent BTA solution, seen here on my Cervelo P2.
The AeroZ is an excellent BTA solution, seen here on my Cervelo P2.

The AeroZ is a smart new BTA product from TorHans. The company that originally got its start in the aerobar-mounted hydration space has taken shots elsewhere on the bike, delivering some awesome products in the VR bottle (for the down tube) and the AeroBento top tube storage box. But now they've returned to the aerobar space, with a very smart BTA solution that more closely mimics the function and aerodynamics of a true Between-The-Arms bottle, but works with their existing mounting hardware. This last feature is both helpful for those who already have TorHans systems, and a limitation to those who want the flexibility to ever use a standard bottle up front. But what the AeroZ gives up in terms of that flexibility, it makes up for in features. The refill port on top is easy to use and totally splash-free. The unique gravity-fed mechanism works really well, and lets you drink to the last drop on this bottle (something other BTA solutions sometimes can't do). The straw sits in position via a magnet, which also lets you change the position or orientation to better suit your preferences and setup. Overall, it's an awesome solution, as long as you're willing to commit to using the TorHans-specific mount. Personally. I find myself wanting the flexibility of a standard bottle at times. What would be *really* cool is if TorHans could come up with a standard bottle cage that could also fit this bottle, but I don't even know if that's possible.



Tags » hydration,  torhans
  • The AeroZ is an excellent BTA solution, seen here on my Cervelo P2.
  • Front view of the AeroZ, including its TorHans-specific mounting hardware.
  • This is the AeroZ, including its TorHans-specific mounting hardware.
  • This is the AeroZ, including its TorHans-specific mounting hardware.
  • This is the AeroZ, including its TorHans-specific mounting hardware.
  • Here you can see how the straw works - it's gravity fed, meaning that the liquid naturally wants to flow into the straw.
  • Here you can see how the straw works - it's gravity fed, meaning that the liquid naturally wants to flow into the straw.
  • The straw attaches via a magnet system. You can attach it to the bottle so that the straw sticks up, or attach to your extensions (via an extension-mounted magnet) so that it lays flat.
  • The straw attaches via a magnet system. You can attach it to the bottle so that the straw sticks up, or attach to your extensions (via an extension-mounted magnet) so that it lays flat.
  • The refill port is easy to use, and totally splash-free.
  • The refill port is easy to use, and totally splash-free.
  • The bullet shape of the bottle fits perfectly between the arms.
  • The bullet shape of the bottle fits perfectly between the arms.
  • The bullet shape of the bottle fits perfectly between the arms.
  • The AeroZ is an excellent BTA solution, seen here on my Cervelo P2.
  • The AeroZ is an excellent BTA solution, seen here on my Cervelo P2.
  • My Cervelo P2 looks great adorned with the TorHans AeroZ up front, and the AeroBento storage box just behind the stem. Superbike speed at Standardbike pricing.
  • My Cervelo P2 looks great adorned with the TorHans AeroZ up front, and the AeroBento storage box just behind the stem. Superbike speed at Standardbike pricing.
  • My Cervelo P2 looks great adorned with the TorHans AeroZ up front, and the AeroBento storage box just behind the stem. Superbike speed at Standardbike pricing.
  • My Cervelo P2 looks great adorned with the TorHans AeroZ up front, and the AeroBento storage box just behind the stem. Superbike speed at Standardbike pricing.
  • My Cervelo P2 looks great adorned with the TorHans AeroZ up front, and the AeroBento storage box just behind the stem. Superbike speed at Standardbike pricing.
  • The AeroZ is an excellent BTA solution, seen here on my Cervelo P2.
  • The AeroZ is an excellent BTA solution, seen here on my Cervelo P2.
  • The AeroZ is an excellent BTA solution, seen here on my Cervelo P2.

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