Titec EL Norte Prolite Handlebar

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
Weight : 285 grams

Product Description

  • Material: 7075 Aluminum T6
  • Width: 690 mm
  • Clamp Diameter: 31.8 mm

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by PaucH a Cross Country Rider from Manila, Phils.

Date Reviewed: October 29, 2009

Strengths:    Lighter than most Alloy Bars, extra wide for XC, Stong for DH.. Rise & sweep.. Knock Rated Warranty.. Premium Brand(Quality) at low price..

Weaknesses:    sometimes too wide for normal use.. El Norte Font/Graphics.. doesnt dampen much impact/vibrations like Carbon Fibre or Titanium alloy..

Bottom Line:   
Best Value for Money.. i know there are Handlebars that are Lighter & Tougher but you have to dish out more money..

doesnt flex much like carbon.. gives more positive & agressive front-end feel.. light enough for XC, durable enough for DH.. perfect for all around Trail use.. love the flat black shot peened finish.. not much fan of the El Norte font/graphics though.. hey as soon as my 2yrs Knock Warranty wears out.. i'm buying another El Norte Handlebar

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Favorite Trail:   Filicity, Fort Army, Nuvali

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   All Terra Cyclery, L

Similar Products Used:   Giant Carbon stock handle bar

Bike Setup:   2009 Giant Yukon FX w/ upgrades (so far):

Titec El Norte Prolite Handlebar,
90mm TruVativ Team Stylo Stem,
TruVativ Team Double Clamp Carbon Seatpost,
TruVativ Firex GXP Crankset,
SRAM x7 Shifters & Deraileurs,
SRAM PGM 970 9-Speed Cassette,
SRAM Powerlink 991 9-Speed Chain,
ContolTech MTB Skewers,
Avid FR-5 Brake Levers,
Avid BB5 Disk Brake Calipers,
Avid G2 Clean Sweep 203mm F; 185mm R,
WTB 2.1 Weirwolf Tires,
RockShox Recon 351 U-Turn Coil,
Cateye Wireless CycloComputer,
RaceFace Good 'N Evil Grips,
Alligator Sleek Glide Brake Cables,
Crank Brothers Mallet 1 Pedals

and a Partridge in a Pear Tree..

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by grazo22 a Downhiller from Kent, UK

Date Reviewed: July 15, 2008

Strengths:    Great strength, look great and have markings on either end to cut down bars evenly

Weaknesses:    I cant think of any at all. Never had any problems.

Bottom Line:   
A great bar that would stand up to any punishment. If xc of extreme biking of cliffs. I'm pretty sure they would stand up to the job

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Favorite Trail:   Mereworth Woods

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $50.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   x mission bars

Bike Setup:   Merida Am500
Halo Freedom disc wheels with spin doctor hubs
Marzocchi 55r
Hope dh 50mm 25 deg stem
Titec prolight bars
FSA Gamma drive
Shimano deore gearing
Maxxis ignightor 2.35 tyres

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