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Anyone use this Carbon/Kelvar roadbar

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Anyone use this Carbon/Kelvar roadbar

Old 07-07-05, 06:30 PM
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Anyone use this Carbon/Kelvar roadbar

I saw this while browsing e-bay. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...sPageName=WDVW
Just wondering how it does compared to the name brand carbon bars such as Easton, FSA etc.

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The major difference between the bar in that auction and a name brand bar is most likely the warranty. If you are a larger rider, or tend to torque the bars when climbing or sprinting, this may not the bar for you. I'd try and find out more about the company behind the name, as I've never seen this brand before at all. However, it seems that most cf materials for bikes are coming out of the same factories in Asia--whether name brand or not. As a larger rider (230lbs), I went with a cf bar with a larger clamp diameter (as this is where your bar is the most vulnerable) and a flat/thicker top section. If you are a lightweight, then chances are this bar will be fine for you--but I'd inspect it closely upon arrival and at regular intervals. A bar isn't where you want to take risks on a bike....
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Just curious what CF bar you use or recommend for a larger rider. I weigh in the upper 240's and loosing.

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