3T THE XL Handlebars

5/5 (1 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Road Bar
  • AL6061 T6 Alloy
  • Anatomic shape
  • Weight 320g (42cm)
  • 31.8mm Oversize
  • Double grooved


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Joe Don Baker a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: December 9, 2004

Strengths:    Stiff = Good.

More weight = stiffer (not necessarily, strictly speaking, but practically, that's how it is, whatever the marketing people want to tell you.

More weight = cheaper.

Therefore,

Less money = better handlebar.

Obviously, this theory has its limitations, but practically speaking, I think I'm onto something here.


Weaknesses:    None.

Bottom Line:   
Three words: No. Perceptible. Flex.

The bends are comfy, and in comparison with my old EA70, it's not perceptibly heavier. But then, either held by itself is not a noticible mass, so youo could hold one up for a while, look away and forget that it's there. Stand to accelerate and the bike just goes.

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Favorite Ride:   Brattleboro - Wardsboro - Mt. Snow - South Newfane

Price Paid:    $25.00

Purchased At:   Online

Similar Products Used:   Easton EA70 (traditional diameter)

Bike Setup:   Surly Pacer, full Ultegra (to be replaced with Campy the second I get done with grad school), Mavic Open Pro's, Selle Italia Turbomatic, Easton EC70 Seatpost, 3ttt THE Stem/Handlebar, Look Somethingorother pedals, SRAM chain.



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