HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 17 posts ] 
Go to page 1, 2  Next
Author Message
PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2014 6:39 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Dec 10, 2011 11:58 am
Posts: 49
I'm looking for a new wide and light carbon bar. I have a Titec flat tracker carbon, but not very impressed with the stiffness. Any experience with the New Ultimate flat 700m carbon bar (110g) or a MTZoom 710mm flat carbon bar (118g)? They are about the same price but would like the stiffest.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2014 8:49 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed May 13, 2009 5:23 pm
Posts: 618
Location: Denmark
I have a Truvativ Noir T30 10S, which I really like. It's a bit heavier than the ones you mention (180 g), but it's plenty stiff for me, and the 10 degrees of backsweep (700 mm wide) is nice IMO.

_________________
Cannondale F29 Carbon 1 2013


Last edited by the_marsbar on Tue May 13, 2014 2:51 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Tue May 13, 2014 8:49 am 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2014 10:28 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed Mar 26, 2014 11:15 am
Posts: 9
Maybe a Schmolke if $ is not a problem?
I find Syntace bars really nice thanks to their generous backsweep, but weight isn't that impressive (Vector 680 riser I am using comes at 189g).


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2014 2:37 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu May 26, 2005 7:52 am
Posts: 2765
Location: Malmö, Sweden
I have the NU EVO bars - works great and feels stiff. Mine is 118 grams in matt finish. Have a friend who has the Mt. Zoom and he's also very satisfied with the bars. Don't know the real exact weight.

You could also have a look at the Tune - 740mm and around 110 grams.

_________________
My blog


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2014 6:30 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri May 02, 2008 5:39 pm
Posts: 515
Location: Tropical Wales
Mt Zoom are great bars. Very light (true to claims), not at all expensive, stiff and durable. Ant will also replace the bars at 1/2 price in the event of a crash and is great to deal with in general.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed May 14, 2014 7:37 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon Oct 18, 2010 8:17 am
Posts: 62
Location: EU, Latvia
From cheaper options I would recommend XLC stuff- SL HB-K04

700mm claimed 193g, but actual weight is :D
Image

_________________
Canyon Ultimate CF SLX- 6.15kg


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed May 14, 2014 9:52 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Dec 10, 2011 11:58 am
Posts: 49
For weight/price it seems like New Ultimate or Mtzoom is the best option. And when no one are calling these limp it seems like both are reasonably stiff so I could go either way. Would like to see a stiffness comparison of different bars, but seems no one has looked into this for the moment.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed Jun 04, 2014 8:14 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jun 15, 2009 11:40 pm
Posts: 12
I have always been partial to Easton carbon bars, EC90 and EC70. Extremely reliable, lightweight, and easy to find for a good price.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Mon Jun 23, 2014 3:28 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Jan 10, 2005 10:47 am
Posts: 892
Location: somewere floating between here and the other side
I know the syntace bars i am using are a whole heap stiffer than the bontrager bar that came stock on my fly, i have the flat bars 8 degree backsweep i belive they came in 167 grams ?


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 7:05 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:45 pm
Posts: 26
Location: Varazdin,Croatia
Schmolke TLO in 680 mm .Mine is 91 g.
I ride them for about six month,no problem,on my 80 kilo. :)

_________________
BE a bike raider ,NOT a net surfer!
http://imageshack.us/g/594/pb210794.jpg/


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 7:43 am 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jul 16, 2009 9:33 pm
Posts: 101
Few days ago i have bought fsa painted handlebar 31,8 660mm for +/- 55$. Weight 126g:)


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Jun 27, 2014 5:03 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jan 12, 2006 5:58 pm
Posts: 539
Location: Surrey, UK
I've got the Mt Zoom one and it's excellent, no discernible flex at all.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:28 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Apr 29, 2011 3:28 pm
Posts: 125
Location: portugal
njee20, mt zoom in 700mm? Real weight?


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2014 10:53 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jan 12, 2006 5:58 pm
Posts: 539
Location: Surrey, UK
710mm, 117g.


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2014 10:53 pm 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Sun Jun 29, 2014 8:50 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Apr 29, 2011 3:28 pm
Posts: 125
Location: portugal
Thanks.. the difference between the Tune 7 (cut to the same size) is about 10 grams and "half" the money.

Maybe I'll swap my 3T exsero (155 grams) with one.


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 17 posts ] 
Go to page 1, 2  Next


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 8 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Spoke length for extralite to light-bicycle wide carbon 29er

in MTB

Nicholas68

7

853

Sun May 25, 2014 11:25 am

battler View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Wide Tire Recommendations for Gravel Roads

in Everything wheels

Marin

14

218

Thu Aug 21, 2014 1:35 pm

HillRPete View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Focus Carbon 24mm wide 50mm deep carbon clincher review

in Everything wheels

jkcrowell

0

1330

Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:50 pm

jkcrowell View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Campagnolo 1x10 narrow-wide drivetrain Stevens Carbon Team

in Cyclocross / Touring

Hein

3

269

Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:32 am

kman View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Light weight carbon handlebars

[ Go to page: 1, 2, 3 ]

in Road

addictR1

32

4355

Sat Jul 26, 2014 10:09 pm

PuroScattista View the latest post


It is currently Fri Aug 29, 2014 9:35 pm

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB