Bontrager Select Road Handlebars

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $35.00


Product Description

  • 26.0mm clamp diameter to fit traditional road stems
  • Custom butted 6061-T6 aluminum with ergo bend
  • Shot peened finish dramatically increases fatigue life of bars
  • Same dialed-in geiometry as our Race Lite bar at a more affordable price
  • Weight: 245-265 grams


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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Wes a Recreational Rider

    Date Reviewed: December 11, 2005

    Strengths:    Durability, finish, relatively light, ergo shape works nice on the drops.

    Weaknesses:    Weight weenies will say it's heavy, not carbon. For the rest of us it's just fine.

    Bottom Line:   
    As with most of the Bontrager Select line, this product is good quality, solid, and does the job. Stiffness is good, and durability has been good so far. Handlebars and stems are not neccessarily the best places to try to save weight, and while this product is not heavy by any means, there are lighter bars.

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    Favorite Ride:   anywhere not raining

    Purchased At:   Bicycle Connection

    Similar Products Used:   Modolo Q-Race, Profile

    Bike Setup:   Trek 1500 with Look pedals, Cane Creek wheels and Vredestien tires.


    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by paulmyoung a Commuter from Neptune, NJ, USA

    Date Reviewed: June 25, 2003

    Strengths:    Light, strong (I'm a heavy, hard usage, rider), comfortable.

    Weaknesses:    None so far.

    Bottom Line:   
    Finally after almost a decade, I had my Cannondale T700 fit to me. One of the suggestions the staff at Brielle Cycle had was a wider bar with a shorter reach. Once they made the other adjustments and installed the new handlebar, the bike seemed fit like it was custom made for me. A difference of just 2cm wider allows me to breath better and the ergo bend is great when riding on the drops.

    Overall, a well made, reasonably light, and inexpensive, bar.

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    Favorite Ride:   Anything with bagels at the end.

    Price Paid:    $30.00

    Purchased At:   Brielle Cycle

    Similar Products Used:   Original equipment, generic bar that came with the Cannondale.

    Bike Setup:   Cannondale T700 touring bike. 700x28 tires, full fenders, lights--my daily commute bike that is also used on weekend club rides.



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