FAQ

What are the differences between the Base, Plus and Race level bars and stems?

 

You can read up on our product categories and levels here: XCX, TRS, and LG1? Base, Plus and Race? What does all that mean?

 

When it comes to our bars and stems, the same principals apply except that we don't currently make a Race level stem. 

 

Handlebars

Base: 6061 alloy and 404g

Plus: 7050 alloy and 295g

Race: Carbon and 234g

 

Stem

Base: 6061 alloy and 160g (40mm) / 178g (50mm)

Plus: 7050 alloy and 145g (40mm) / 163g (50mm) 

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How should I align/roll my handlebar relative to my stem for proper sweep postion

 

Answer: Handlebar sweep and roll are highly dependent on personal preference. There is not a "correct postion" or "incorrect position".

 

Also, bicycle head tube angle will impact the roll requirement to achieve a "neutral" bar position for a given bar. This means marks on the bar indicating specific roll/sweep positions assume a specific head tube angle for them to be true. With modern headtube angles on bikes varying 5 degrees or more, there can be some notable differences between bikes which is why we don't explicitly state these numbers on our handlebars. 

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