3T Xida Pro Handlebar
- Item: TTT0035 Actual Weight:"Actual Weight" means we weighed this item ourselves. 187 g
Oversize handlebars are now the norm. And while we like the stiffness and strength inherent in the 31.8mm clamp diameter, we haven't always liked the oversize (in terms of width) bulged center section. The engineers at 3T have created the Xida Pro Alloy Handlebar with what they call a "compact" design. It solves the problem of cramped handlebars when you use separate shifter/brake clamps in addition to fork lockouts, seatpost remote levers, and/or lighting systems.
What the 3T "compact" design does for you is allow a significantly greater clamping area for width adjustments for your cockpit controls with room to spare. Their engineers reduced the width of the oversize center-section of the bar without sacrificing strength or stiffness. It doesn't even matter if you like a narrower bar and cut it down to their minimum recommended width of 570mm, you'll still have all the mounting freedom you could ask for.
The 3T Xida Pro Alloy Handlebar is aluminum and comes with an anodized black finish with white graphics and is 640mm (25-3/16") wide. It's a flat bar, though the outer handles are offset by 3mm above the center of the 31.8mm clamping portion of the bar. It has a 3.5 degree sweep, half that of the Eryx riser bar series.