Chinese ultralight handlebar passed SGS quality certification

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Two years ago, we did a lot of laboratory tests on handlebars and wheels.
HANDLE DROP BAR STIFFNESS:viewtopic.php?p=1587972#p1587972
Comparative evaluation of four integrated handlebars:viewtopic.php?f=3&t=159692&p=1535050#p1535050
A COMPARISON TEST ON THE BRAKE PERFORMANCE OF THE CARBON WHEELS:viewtopic.php?f=3&t=159692&p=1535050#p1535050
In the end, we decided to design and produce our own handlebars after EUROBIKE in 2019.
After several changes to the tube type and drop bar design, we got the first batch of prototype products in early 2020.
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After more than nine months of testing time, we finally controlled the product to about 145g, and the weight including coating was about 150g.
At the same time, we conducted actual riding tests with many Asian bicycle riders, and the products are still installed on their bicycles. The FTP of these bicycle riders is more than 300w.
Just today, SGS sent an email telling us that it passed the international quality inspection. It is not just passed in our own laboratory.
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We have also done more stringent tests than SGS: stiffness, impact, ultimate tension, etc.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CFccJS5gj-4 ... hare_sheet
https://www.instagram.com/p/CGmrdIsgU3g ... hare_sheet
https://www.instagram.com/p/CGmruNoAhWo ... hare_sheet

Based on the proud test results, we dare to provide a two-year warranty: not only non-human, but even damage caused by a crash.

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Our website is under construction.The appearance of the handlebars will provide stealth black and silver options.
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Very impressive, what price range do you target?

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“We dare to provide two year warranty”

2 year warranty is mandatory in Europe lol, jokes aside looks interesting, curious about price and shape

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When would this be coming to the market?

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Lol. Nothing in that post would make me comfortable riding those bars. I trust nothing made in China.

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MyM3Coupe wrote:
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:19 am
Lol. Nothing in that post would make me comfortable riding those bars. I trust nothing made in China.
steel bike for you then?
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MyM3Coupe wrote:Lol. Nothing in that post would make me comfortable riding those bars. I trust nothing made in China.
Lol what bike do you ride?

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robbosmans wrote:
Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:58 pm
“We dare to provide two year warranty”

2 year warranty is mandatory in Europe lol, jokes aside looks interesting, curious about price and shape
The warranty we provide includes crash damage. I believe this is a warranty that very few brands dare to provide.

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MyM3Coupe wrote:
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:19 am
Lol. Nothing in that post would make me comfortable riding those bars. I trust nothing made in China.
I am sorry that the products made in China cannot appeal to you

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Klaster_1 wrote:
Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:46 pm
Very impressive, what price range do you target?
175g version is about 150 dollars (including shipping)
150g version is about $300 (including shipping)
Starting from next month, we will sell on our official website (like rapha), and then we may list AliExpress or Amazon.
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This is sick, I'm guessing that you guys will be offering narrower options? What's the reach and drop? Any flair? What will pricing look like?
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MyM3Coupe wrote:
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:19 am
Lol. Nothing in that post would make me comfortable riding those bars. I trust nothing made in China.
30 seconds of browsing your post history later....
MyM3Coupe wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 5:47 pm
I'm replacing a crappy 3T Ergonova bar with the dreaded "teeth marks" at the stem. I was look at the Fizik Cyrano 00 handlebar, and I read at Merlin's website that Fizik bars are actually measured C-C at the shifter mount areas and NOT at the drops like most bars. Their (Fizik's) website sucks as the have no CAD drawings showing handlebar dimensions. Can anyone with knowledge on this chime in? Thanks.
I wonder where your bars are made. :hmm:
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icantaffordcycling wrote:
Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:02 am
This is sick, I'm guessing that you guys will be offering narrower options? What's the reach and drop? Any flair? What will pricing look like?
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