Features extra contours along the surface of the handlebars to keep the hands well supported. Helps to cut down on common biking hand and arm injuries.
Not as durable as carbon fiber road handlebars.
Dropbar-style handlebars are light, cutting down the overall weight of the road bike. Handle surface provides plenty of space for accessories like bells and bike computers.
Does not fit all road bike brake and shift levers.
More narrow than traditional race-oriented handlebars. Provides a comfortable, ergonomically-designed dropbar handle for longer rides and tours.
No place to properly route cables.
Carbon fiber construction lightens the overall weight of the handlebar and front of the bike for extra speed and power. Comes in several different sizes for a personal fit.
Internal cable routing can damage brake and shifting cables.
Handlebar set is extremely durable with a scratch-resistant carbon fiber surface. Lighter than most steel and aluminum handlebars. Good for racing and touring.
Handlebar width is on the smaller side, compared to professional-level racing handlebars.
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Road bike handlebars can have far-flung effects on a bike's stability and handling. The handlebars may be ideal for racing and touring. They are often lightweight and include ample space for bells, bike computers, and other accessories. Bike handlebars are sometimes designed to help riders limit the risk of hand and arm injuries. The handlebars may feature contours along the surface to ensure that your hands are fully supported at all times. Road bike handlebars may consist of carbon fiber and other quality materials. They come in multiple sizes and styles, and they may be used in conjunction with a variety or road bike models.
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