Salsa Cycles Pro Moto Carbon Riser Bar Handlebar

DESCRIPTION

Pro Moto Low-Rise XC If you are looking for a slightly lower rise in your riser bar, look no further.The Pro Moto Low Rise Bar uses a 20mm rise and is constructed of super strong 7075-T6 aluminum. Graduated ends allow youToTrimToThe width you prefer. Available in 31.8mm clamp diameter. * 7075-T6 aluminum * 680mm width with graduated ends for easyTrimming * 20mm rise * 10° x 6° bend , 31.8mm clamp * 286 grams at full 680mm width * Black bead-blast finish

USER REVIEWS

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[Jul 30, 2009]
winsail
Cross Country Rider

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
Strength:

These are great very lightweight bars and they look fantastic!
I really notice how the carbon dampens the vibration to my hands.

Weakness:

More a material issue. The bars flex more when going uphill and you pull against them. Just takes getting used to.

Great bars! Really smoothed out vibration on fast downhills.
They also look great. Not as stiff as aluminum but I guess that's the point.

Similar Products Used:

All Race face aluminum bars

[Apr 07, 2009]
mtbdawgJeff
Cross Country Rider

OVERALL
RATING
1
VALUE
RATING
1
Strength:

Beautiful finish. One of the best looking carbon bars made.

Weakness:

This thing is weak. Really weak. Salsa won't warranty it if it breaks. Expensive.

I had this bar for about a month. I loved the look and feel. Perfect length and rise. But, the very first time I went OTB the thing snapped in half. I have had hundreds of worse falls on the Easton Monkey Lite carbon bars on my other 2 bikes with no problems at all. The Monkey Lite carbon bar on my other bike is 4+ years old and going strong. Salsa wouldn't offer any warranty or even crash replacement. Unless you ride only light XC, avoid this bar and get an Easton.

Similar Products Used:

Easton Monkey Lite Carbon

[Jan 16, 2007]
kirk
Weekend Warrior

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
4
Strength:

Beautiful, light, strong, can be cut, can accept bar ends, is reinforced. Perfect bend and rise. Very comfortable.

Weakness:

Retail is high.

Gets my vote for the sexiest and smartest of carbon all mountain or cross country bars.

[Mar 23, 2008]
Frank
Weekend Warrior

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
Strength:

Light n' Strong Wide for SS use has a textured clamp section

Weakness:

none yet (I should really replace it after a year of use...or should I?)

I love the flat area of the bar it allows vertical dampening on full ridged and is still strong enough for some torque.

Similar Products Used:

Monkey XC

[Jul 12, 2006]
Mark Baumgartner
Cross Country Rider

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
Strength:

It is wide. I ride single speed. It absorbs vibration yet is stiff. It looks cool. I have the 31.8 model.

Weakness:

Easily scored which could compromise integrity

Every bit as good as FSA. Nice appearance. The ride is smoothyet stiff. Light.

Similar Products Used:

FSA K Force on other bikes in both 25.1 and 31.8. The Salsa is wider...about 27 inches.

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