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Review: Burgtec RW Carbon Handlebar & Enduro Mk2 Stem

Just how wide is too wide, and how short is too short? Tom investigates the limits with a Burgtec bar and stem combo on his Yeti SB5c trail bike

October 10th, 16 0 8,142 Categories: Handlebars, Stems

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RaceFace SixC 35 Bars and Atlas 35 Stem. REVIEW

Looking for a wide, light, stiff cockpit? Maybe this is the combo you’ve been looking for.

October 8th, 15 0 5,149 Categories: Bits, Handlebars, Stems

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Renthal Apex Stem

Is this the Apex of all stems?

November 26th, 14 1 3,500 Categories: Bits, Recommended, Stems

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Race Face SIXC handlebar and Atlas stem

What’s involved in this steering duo?

September 24th, 14 0 2,885 Categories: Handlebars, Stems

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Renthal Fatbar Lite Carbon Handlebar And Duo Stem

Top-end bar and stem combo with impeccable performance and engineering to offset lightweight carbon nerves.

April 9th, 14 0 4,709 Categories: Handlebars, Stems

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Azonic 40mm Stem

A short and neat stem, that feels reassuringly robust.

April 1st, 14 0 2,460 Categories: Stems

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Syntace’s Megaforce 2 stem: stiffness for big bars

Wide handlebars can be a lot of fun.  Given enough space between the trees, the extra leverage that big bars provide can help even us scrawny folks manhandle even the biggest trail bike or highest-geared singlespeed.  But what German cockpit specialists Syntace found when their bars began measuring 700mm and beyond was that much of […]

September 11th, 13 0 3,648 Categories: Bits, Stems

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PRO Tharsis 750 alloy riser and Vanderham FR CNC stem

A stem and bars combo for the PRO look

August 8th, 13 0 2,505 Categories: Bits, Stems

Gravity Light CSI flat handlebar and AL2014 stem

Gravity Light CSI flat handlebar and AL2014 stem

What makes a decent cockpit? You can’t beat plenty of width and ‘just enough’ depth (stop sniggering at the back). The Gravity Light brand is part of FSA and, as such, quality control and R&D are both top notch. The CSI flat bar and AL2014 stem are a nicely matched pairing to sharpen up your […]

July 5th, 12 0 2,600 Categories: Handlebars, Stems

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Review: RaceFace Turbine Flat Bar and Stem

A pretty sorted cockpit combo.

March 28th, 12 1 7,877 Categories: Handlebars, Stems

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Syncros FR Bars, FL Stem, and AM Seatpost

Here’s Tom2 with some Syncros flavoured finishing kit

March 16th, 10 7 9,584 Categories: Handlebars, Seatposts, Stems

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