Titec Micros Bar End

5/5 (7 Reviews)
Weight : 115 grams MSRP : $20.00


Product Description

Material: One Piece 3D Forged Aluminum
Weight: 115 g Per Pair
Bend: Micro Straight


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Reviews 1 - 7 (7 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by onlycrimson a Cross Country Rider from Michigan, USA

Date Reviewed: August 24, 2009

Strengths:    They clamp on very securely and are super solid feeling despite there light weight.

Weaknesses:    Like all metal bar ends, you may need to grip tape them. Not really a weakness though.

Bottom Line:   
Really good short little bar ends. More than enough for most people.

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Favorite Trail:   Stoney Crek, Pontiac Lake, Higland, Island Lake

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $14.00

Purchased At:   REI

Bike Setup:   09 Stumpjumper comp 29er

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Alex a Cross Country Rider from Los Angeles, CA

Date Reviewed: April 4, 2006

Strengths:    Super light (~115 grams), durable finish, looks cool and it's functional

Weaknesses:    Not suitable for people with big hands since it's a pretty short bar end

Bottom Line:   
If you want a small and lightweight bar end at budget price, this deal cannot be beat!

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Favorite Trail:   all of them!

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $10.00

Purchased At:   REI

Similar Products Used:   other aluminum 'standard' bar ends

Bike Setup:   Haro XLS R5

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Peter a Cross Country Rider from Toronto, Canada

Date Reviewed: August 6, 2004

Strengths:    Good length, lightweight, working since I bought them with no tinkering required.

Weaknesses:    None.

Bottom Line:   
Great barends. They're just long enough and they're great for long climbs.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Purchased At:   Titec

Similar Products Used:   None.


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by SGT. ROCK a Racer from Edmonton, AB

Date Reviewed: August 7, 2002

Strengths:    Just the right size
Durable finish


Bottom Line:   
Great bar ends for racing - just the right size for climbing, fits your entire hand with no excess. Finish is very durable - after three seasons, still have about 80% of original. For trail riding, I like a bar end with a little curve to it, to deflect branches, fenceposts, etc. For racing, though, these Micros are perfect.

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Purchased At:   with bike

Similar Products Used:   Bontrager, Control Tech

Bike Setup:   XC race - 135 0 deg. stem, 580mm 3 deg. bar

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by UNka Jesse a Cross Country Rider from Macon, GA

Date Reviewed: August 7, 2002

Strengths:    Size, looks, weight

Weaknesses:    Plugs (see below)

Bottom Line:   
After riding for a few years, I'm convinced that the size of a rider's barends is inversely proprtional to his skill level and experience. Those of us who ride know when to stop. Nothing looks more ridiculous that a nice bike with a set of bar ends that like the steer horns on Boss Hawg's Cadillac!

I like these because I use the bar and the bar end for hand placement on climbs, therfore, I don't need much length. And, it's much harder to hook these on a sapling tree.

My only complaint is that the plastic plugs both had a sharp piece of excess material on them. It was really annoying at first. But with a sharp knife, you can take care of it without much trouble.

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Favorite Trail:   Tsali, NC

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   eBay

Similar Products Used:   Salsa Paquitos

Bike Setup:   '99 Cannondale Super-V, mounted on RaceFace AirAlloy black bar

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by B from Indiana

Date Reviewed: July 8, 2002

Strengths:    Looks great
Light weight
Durable
Inexpensive
Comfortable
Recessed mounting bolt
Just the right length


Weaknesses:    One of the mounting bolts felt slightly unfinished and uncomfortable in the hand initially, but after some use has worn down and is no longer a problem.

Bottom Line:   
These bar ends look and function great when set up right. They are just the right length. I have always preferred the look of a well set-up set of bar ends on a hardtail. They make the bike look racy.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $15.00

Purchased At:   Jenson

Similar Products Used:   Ski bend bar ends

Bike Setup:   Hardtail w/ 23" flat bar and 5 deg rise stem

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by David a Racer from Alpharetta, GA.

Date Reviewed: January 6, 2002

Strengths:    Good for people with small hands, light, cheap, feel right in your hands, durable

Weaknesses:    Wouldn't work for people with huge hands.

Bottom Line:   
They are a great set of barends. I have crashed A LOT with these barends and I race in the Georgia State Series with them. I sprint finish almost every race and they help a lot. They work best when set and an about 20 degree angle to the ground, not stickin up. Very good barends that don't get hooked up on trees on narrow trails.

I hate those huge OEM barends and these were just right for my hands; I am 16 and race Junior II Mens' Category

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Favorite Trail:   Chicopee Woods

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $25.00

Purchased At:   Roswell Bikes

Similar Products Used:   Titec Carbon 100's

Bike Setup:   Schwinn Mesa GS, Kore and Titec parts, Marzocchi Z.4, Michelin Tires

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