3T ErgoSum Pro aluminum Handlebars

5/5 (5 Reviews)
MSRP : $75.00

Product Description

3T ErgoSum Pro Aluminum Bar: Italian, Formula-1 designed black anodized aluminum construction. External cable routing groove for STI/Ergopower levers. Extended 31.8mm bulge area for clip-on aerobars and/or accessories.

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Jordan a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: January 23, 2012

Strengths:    Great shape and geometry, stiff, reasonable weight for material. Hand numbness went away after switching

Weaknesses:    Decals! they wear off and look cracked i suppose sorta "rustic". Pricey, its an aluminum handlebar (albeit an awesome one).

Bottom Line:   
Fantastic Shape to this bar. Reach is just right, not to long not to short same with drop. Real beauty here though is the shape of the curve. There are 2 common curves out there the round shape and the "ergonomic shape". Ergonomic shapes give you 2 positions both reasonably comfortable for your hands but only 2 such positions. Classic shapes have a tight curve and long straights, you can move your hands around as you like. but the tight curve can be quite uncomfy. This bar uses a more gradual curve, which really allows you to pick whatever hand position you would like. Overall the bar is reasonable in terms of weight and durable, but the decals fade and crack over time.

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Favorite Ride:   Tour Das Hugel

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   Friend

Similar Products Used:   Felt 2.2 (previous favorite despite other more expensive bars i had tried), Ritchey WCS Ergo, Ritchey WCS Classic

Bike Setup:   Felt FC, Rival Group, ROL D'Huez Wheels, 3T Ergosum Pro Bar, Fizik Arione Saddle

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by vale rider a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: February 24, 2011

Strengths:    strong,great shape, light

Weaknesses:    not found one

Bottom Line:   
swapped these over from easton ea70 wings
felt the difference straight away much stiffer and surprisingly far more comfortable much better transition from tops to drops

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Favorite Ride:   focus cayo

Price Paid:    $900.00

Purchased At:   wiggle

Similar Products Used:   concept extreme(stock)easton ea70 aero wing

Bike Setup:   focus cayo ultegra 3t funda team forks

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Bike Dork a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: June 20, 2010

Strengths:    hash marks for positioning bars & shifters
ergo interface with Shimano shifters
light weight for aluminium bar
wider diameter minimizes hand strain
progressive radius of curve very comfortable
Good access to controls

Weaknesses:    none, unless you hate the huge 3T logo

Bottom Line:   
This is a fabulous, very refined yet affordable compact bar. A lot of thought has gone into the bar: hash marks to make alignment of bars and shifters easy, ergonomics, small drop, easy reach to levers. The shape eliminates most of the ergonomic problems with DA 7800 shifters. Stiff yet comfortable.

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Favorite Ride:   British country lanes

Purchased At:   Wiggle

Similar Products Used:   Cinelli, Ritchey, Control Tech, Deda, ...

Bike Setup:   Serotta CDA, Dura Ace 7800, Fulcrum 3s, Arione, blah blah blah

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by mercierfils a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: August 6, 2009

Strengths:    length of drop section, smooth transitions, ability to carry high levers without losing drops, security of metal for controls, price

Weaknesses:    no cable grooves

Bottom Line:   
Excellent refinement of old and new-school bars. I put up with "ergo" bars for many years, thinking it was my position that made my hands numb. I just can't support myself with my hands angled up in the drops.

All better now: I can keep my brifters up high for a flat, comfortable hood transition while the drops sweep long and horizontal. The drop is relatively compact, allowing a low stack height. Bonus points to 3T for providing an aluminum version of a $275 carbon shape.

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Price Paid:    $70.00

Purchased At:   We Keep You Cycling

Similar Products Used:   3T Forgie XL, Bontrager Race Lite

Bike Setup:   2004 C'dale CAAD 7 R2000, Ultegra, Ksyrium Elites

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by ryding2live a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: March 10, 2009

Strengths:    Stiff, comfy, lightweight, great looks and value.

Weaknesses:    Ok it doesn't dampen vibration like a carbon bar does, but it also doesn't break like carbon can if you crash.

Bottom Line:   
Got this 44cm bar the same time as the 3T ARX Team stem and it's been working great. I looked all around for a bar with moderate reach and shallow drops and preferred a more classic bend and it had to be affordable. Lots of stiffness when sprinting and climbing. The bends offer really good hand positions. Lightweight, can't remember the measured weight, but it was pretty close to 230 gm if I remember right. I plan on keeping it for a long time.

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Purchased At:   bike shop

Similar Products Used:   3T Prima 220, Ritchey BioMax, Salsa BellLap, Bontrager VR, FSA's and a few I can't remember.

Bike Setup:   Cervelo orig. Super Prodigy with 3T ARX Team Stem, Deda tape, 2009 SRAM and older Dura Ace mix, Mavic Open Pros, Speedplay X2's, FSA Carbon Pro Crankset, Thomson post,

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