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Carbon handlebar closest to FSA Adventure?

Old 06-05-22, 05:18 PM
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Carbon handlebar closest to FSA Adventure?

Hello folks,
I have the above mentioned handlebar but want to upgrade to carbon for more damping. Overall I like the profile / shape, so what's the closest carbon bar to this?
Salsa Cowbell? Whiskey #9 12F?
In general I like the low drop, short reach, flattened top section, and slight flare. Only thing I might want more of is a flat / straight section in the drops instead of a continuous "C" curve.
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I switched from the fsa to the zipp xplr and love it. Short reach and drop, flare and slight backsweep, ergo tops into the hoods.
I didn’t get the carbon version.
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I've been looking for a few years now. I am really surprised they don't replicate this in carbon, because it is a great design.

There is one called the K-WING AGX CARBON that I think might have similar dimensions, but I would like to see it in person before dropping that kind of change.

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Satori X-Race Aero Carbon is kind of similar, but with a shorter reach and a little less flare.

Slightly swept-back oval tops which I like.

Price is pretty good for carbon and the once mega-rare 44cm is now available.

The 42cm measures closer to 41.5cm.

Has that compact-drops shape though.
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I love my Shimano Pro PLT Ergo Carbon bars. They have a nice flat platform on top for resting the hands.

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The (Shimano) Pro Discover Carbon 20 ticks all the boxes, thought the bar top is round...but, it is a beefy round top which has worked quite well for me on gravel and road. Drop is 105mm, reach is 75mm.

There's a few pics of them mounted here.
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