Suggestions for lightweight handlebars for CX?

Especially for light weight issues concerning cyclocross / touring bikes & parts.

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stormur
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by stormur

Fizik Cyrano R3, Bull, 42cm : 256g. Checked twice.
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I'm using Specialized S-Works Shallow. 196-197g in 40cm. Really like the shape and feels a bit sturdier than Deda Superleggera I had before in the same shape.
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thp
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by thp

Easton EC90 SLX3. On sale all the time for $150-$175 new. ~215gr for a 42.

gtinut
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by gtinut

I am using Thomson 44cm around 210g

AdyM
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by AdyM

Which thomson? the standard bar or the KFC?

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by gtinut

carbon

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by Briscoelab

My wife is running the Thomson KFC bars on one bike and the S-works shallow bend classic drops on another. She is pleased with both. The Thomson bar seems stiffer, which could be good for a larger rider.

I am running the Pro Vibe carbon round drops on my bikes and am really happy with those.

I have also used the 3T Rotundo LTD and Team with good results, although the Team was a bit flexy feeling compared to the Pro.

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wheelsONfire
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Why not Ritchey WCS EVOMax or Salsa?
Oki, not that light but what do you like the shape?
(flare out bars)
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btompkins0112
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I'm using the Thomson KFC in 42....right at 200g or so if memory serves. Plenty stiff.


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IDENTITAIRE
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by IDENTITAIRE

Thomson carbon. Crashed a ton and theyre holding up great. 200g.

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by philipBer

Thomson Cross bars here too, light hard wearing, good quality and nice looks

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