1. I prefer traditional bend bars
2. Need a 15-25SB seatpost and it must work with Fizik braided rails
I have used 3T and EDGE/ENVE in the past, happy with them just interested in feedback on other brands.
This leaves you with 3T and Ritchey.
Then Ritchey only produces traditional handlebars in alu.
So if you want carbon, 3T is your only option.
I would also have a look at Zipp, they have some nice new traditional curves, also carbon, not sure whether they are available yet.
Handlebars: Deda Newton Shallow (31.7 = 31.8 traditional drop bar)
Stem: Ritchey W260
Seatpost: Ritchey Superlogic
Ritchey and Deda only make traditional drops in aluminum. The Newton Shallows are popular. I know they have a Newton Deep as well, which follows the more traditional reach and drop specifications of a vintage traditional drop bar.
Tragically, I didn't own a scale when I mounted the Dedas, so I don't have an actual weight on them. I might be able to get that in a week or so.
(Just began the weight reduction process)
@michel2, how do you find the drop on the zipps? I like their stem and seatpost designs, but the very shallow drop seems like it would be an issue I have larger (not huge) hands
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My favorite, by far, is the Pro Vibe carbon round bar. They are decent weight, very stiff, and have a better bend (ATMO) than any of the other round bars on the market. I've used them with Sram, Campy, and Shimano levers. They also make a nice stem and setback seatpost. You can even get carbon in the bar/stem/post if you desire... or save some money and go aluminum on some of the bits (especially the stem).
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