Product Highlight: Renthal 7/8” Handlebars

9 hours in the past | Phrases: Andy Wigan

Even since bending their first aluminium tube right into a handlebar in 1969, famend UK-based handlebar producer, Renthal, has been continuously evolving its expertise, manufacturing processes and product vary, with their just lately launched all-new R-Works Fatbar36 boasting weight and energy stats that put it on the pinnacle of handlebar tech.

However as a result of Renthal is aware of not everybody needs or wants a Professional-level $360 handlebar, they’ve sharpened their pencil and reduce $20 off the RRP of the vintage-look silver-coloured handlebar – an evolution of Renthal’s venerable ‘7/8-inch’ Handlebar that laid the foundations for the model’s legacy some 50 years in the past. Created out of the need to supply a 7/8-inch (22.2mm) filth bike handlebar that would meet the calls for of the world’s greatest riders, the all-aluminum 7/8-inch handlebar was born; made out of an alloy particularly developed for handlebars, with properties that cut back vibration and rider fatigue.

The most recent iteration of the 7/8” Handlebar makes use of the identical 7010 T6 aluminum present in Renthal’s Twinwall and Fatbar bars, and is produced utilizing a extremely superior 15-step manufacturing course of. Mixed with a cross-brace to enhance stiffness (for rider management), and paired with patented cross-brace clamps, Renthal 7/8” bars are claimed to supply riders with the proper quantity of flex whereas sustaining the energy to withstand bending within the occasion of a crash.

For a complete rundown of seven/8” Handlebar kinds, colors and dimensions, take a look at Renthal’s web site (which features a vary of MX/Enduro, Mini MX, Trial, ATV, Classic and Speedway handlebars). Each 7/8” Handlebar comes with a Renthal injection-moulded foam bar pad.

COLOURS: Black, Purple, Blue, Inexperienced, Gold, Titanium, Gray, Silver

RRP: $119.95 (Silver bar); $139.95 (all different colors)