Specialized Carbon Fiber XC Flat Handlebar

5/5 (2 Reviews)
Weight : 140 grams MSRP : $100.00


Product Description

  • Superior strength
  • XC oriented flat position
  • Superior vibration damping
  • Advanced composite material construction


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Steve a Cross Country Rider from San Diego, CA, USA

Date Reviewed: July 20, 2007

Strengths:    Torque values printed right on the bar, not too long (580mm), ends accept Specialized Plugs for bar ends.

Weaknesses:    Price, weight

Bottom Line:   
Good bar so far, no issues. I don't notice any flex, or reduced vibration off the stock bar.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $110.00

Purchased At:   UC Cyclery

Similar Products Used:   Titec Carbon Riser

Bike Setup:   26lb Specialized XC-comp, matchmakers for Juicy Ultimates and XO shifters, KCNC stem, post, cranks, BB.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Nitro a Cross Country Rider from Northern Cal

Date Reviewed: February 25, 2007

Strengths:    Bulletproof for cross country use. This bar has seen several crashes, including a particarly nasty one in the demo forest, and has come away unscathed every time.

Weaknesses:    None noted.

Bottom Line:   
Stealth bulletproof bar. This review is for a 10 year old bar that has proven itself through many tumbles with a 175lb rider. Not sure about the newer bars but this one is a bit narrow.

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Purchased At:   Reeds Bike Shop San Jose

Similar Products Used:   Answer taperlite

Bike Setup:   Santa Cruz Heckler: Fox Air lockout rear, Rock shox fork, Sram Gripshift, Paul rear derailleur, Mavic ceramic, Hugi Comp hubs, Innovative V-brakes, Avid brake levers, bebop pedals.

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