Giant Connect SL Clip-on S-bend aero bars review

Semi-carbon clip-ons

Our rating 
3.0 out of 5 star rating 3.0
GBP £139.99 RRP
Giant Connect SL Clip-on S-bend aero bars

Our review

Good-looking, lightweight and highly adjustable mid-price bar once it’s set up
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Giant’s accessory range is increasing all the time and now includes these tidy semi-carbon clip-ons. The carbon extensions certainly make them look pricier than they are, as well as making weight very competitive. They hang below the bar line, with the S-bend bringing them up to a neutral hand height, with internal cable slots and trim lines at the rider end for symmetrical cutting.


The neat hinged clamp is designed so the single bolt tightens both extensions and separately angle-adjustable armrest arms together. The low profile Velcro-anchored pads sit on three-position pad plates, with three holes on each arm too. It’s all a bit of a balancing act getting it together, but adjustability works really well once together. There’s a U-bend version too, but that’s £30 more expensive and heavier.

Product Specifications


Name Connect SL Clip-On S-Bend (11)
Brand Giant

Features - Single tool adjust, unique handlebar and extension clamp design - Require only one bolt adjustment, per side, to position the placement of the clamps and extensions - Adjustable arm rests - Wide range of position options for arm rest placement - Clamp size: 31.8mm
Weight (g) 390