Tuesday, September 29, 2009 1.00pm
By Doddy, MBUK
These lightweight bars from Deity are designed for downhill racing. Weighing 296g at their full 760mm length, they have a 25mm rise, a 9-degree bend and a 5-degree upsweep.
They are available in powder-coated grey, white or black, and fit a 31.8mm oversized stem clamp.
We ran ours at full width, slightly rolled forward and made the most of the additional leverage that the 760mm width offers, although we did find them a tad wide for some tighter tracks we ride – 740mm seems to be our sweet spot.
The bars are stiff, feel good and the powder coating is quality. Ours managed to stay completely scratch-free until the ‘delicate’ lift operators in France gave them a few scuff marks.
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