Bontrager Race Mtn Handlebar

4.4/5 (5 Reviews)
Weight : 179 grams MSRP : $30.00


Product Description

  • Fabricated from 2014-T6 custom butted aluminum
  • 7 degree bend for comfortable hand positioning
  • Extra wide 600mm for extra leverage
  • Shot peened surface treatment for increased fatigue life


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    Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by John a Weekend Warrior from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Date Reviewed: February 12, 2007

    Strengths:    At almost 6 seasons of useage and a little over 9,000kms it's not let me down.

    Weaknesses:    None.

    Bottom Line:   
    This review is for a stock *Bontrager Race Modified 620 handlebar* that came on my 2001 Trek Fuel 90 Disk on July 02,2001. It's sofar the best handlebar I've used to date.
    Bottom Line: Plenty of space for Yeti softgrips, Hayes HFX 9 XC brake levers, Shimano Deore LX shifter pods, BLT Metrino 15 night light mounts, Planet Bike Protege 9.0 cyclocomputer and a Delta Air-Zound II horn!

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    Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

    Purchased At:   Stock on my 2001 Trek Fuel 90 Disk - Earl's Cycle (closed 2003)

    Similar Products Used:   Cheap steel bar that came stock on a $200/1994 Raleigh Matterhorn, a wooden broom handle (yes, an actual wooden broom handle that lasted for 80% of a regular ride & then I called for back-up to take me home). Stock aluminum GT bar on my $800/1996 GT Ricochet & then replaced with a Pazzaz DH riser bar with brace.

    Bike Setup:   2001 Trek Fuel 90 Dsik.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Tont a Cross Country Rider from South Dakota

    Date Reviewed: May 16, 2006

    Strengths:    Strongf, light, Cheap

    Weaknesses:    none

    Bottom Line:   
    Strong light, cheap can handle any abuse you can throw at it.

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    Favorite Trail:   Everywhere theres dirt

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $20.00

    Purchased At:   LBS

    Similar Products Used:   stock

    Bike Setup:   Diamondback,Rock Shox, Sram, Xt draintrain, mavic Wheels

    Overall Rating:2
    Value Rating:2
    Submitted by Jens Jacob Iversen a Weekend Warrior from Århus, Denmark

    Date Reviewed: March 6, 2003

    Strengths:    Light.

    Weaknesses:    Light, weak, expensive

    Bottom Line:   
    This bar will probably not break right away but you should be careful using lightweight products like this. After 2 years of abuse on my xc-bike there were a clear mark from the stem. This don't happen with properly dimensiend bars (like a cheap ritchey flat-bar).

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    Duration Product Used:   2 Years

    Purchased At:   40

    Bike Setup:   CUBE team litening, sram 9.0, Magura Louise front, HS silver back, TIME pedals, Raceface Turbine LP, TA Specialites chainrings, ritchey seatpost and stem, sram 9.0sl hub with x517. No shimano.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Jared a Cross Country Rider from West Chicago, IL USA

    Date Reviewed: May 12, 2002

    Strengths:    Not a featherweight but no pig. Very strong bars, I'm a clydesdale. Bontrager knows his stuff!

    Weaknesses:    No thank you.

    Bottom Line:   
    Great set of bars, they feel good and have no flex issues. They are pretty cheap to replace if you crash them. Although I have crashed them pretty hard and they are still as good as new. Solid performer for the money. For you weight geaks try one of this h-bar's lighter brothers.

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    Favorite Trail:   Raider's Ridge Durango

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $30.00

    Purchased At:   The Bike Rack

    Similar Products Used:   Icon, and Titec.

    Bike Setup:   '99 Trek 8000, full XTR, Hayes disc, Time pedals, and Sid fork.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Alex a Cross Country Rider from South Glastonbury, CT

    Date Reviewed: March 28, 2002

    Strengths:    strong, light

    Weaknesses:    none

    Bottom Line:   
    Its an handle bar, and it does a good job. What else is there to say? Wide for leverage. Better for us big guys who need a 600 mm bar. Good value.

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    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $30.00

    Purchased At:   Cambria Bike

    Similar Products Used:   Bontager crowbar sport

    Bike Setup:   Trek 6700

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