Review: Syncros Hixon IC Rise integrated bar and stem

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For almost a year now, Andi has been riding the super slick Syncros Hixon IC Rise bar and stem combo and he is absolutely smitten! What is it? This is the Syncros Hixon IC Rise, a complete carbon bar and stem solution. Anyone who rode mountain bikes in the 90’s will be well aware that the idea of integrating a handlebar and stem in one package is nothing new, but the Syncros Hixon picks up the old formula and brings it bang up-to-date. Using Syncros engineered carbon, the Hixon IC Rise comprises an 800mm handlebar beautifully moulded into an integrated stem of either 40 or 50mm. The bar portion of the design features a 20mm rise, a 6-degree upsweep and 7 degrees of back sweep. The stem is made to fasten to a standard 1 1/8th steerer tube and runs alloy inserts for the Torx bolts. Rather than being round, the clamp area has a neat but slightly wedge-like design to it, meaning it looks a little odd when mated to a standard round top...

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  • Premier Icon kimbers
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    Like the idea, but 😳£300😳

    Premier Icon matt_outandabout
    Full Member

    Indeed.

    It’s ok, UNO are out there and will bang a nice alloy £40 version out shortly… 😀

    Premier Icon footflaps
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    Does look absolutely gorgeous!

    Premier Icon akira
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    The bontrager RSL ones look nice, £400 though. Need to get hold of that mate who works for Trek I think.

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