FSA Gravity Light riser bar review

Triple-butted handlebar for a sting-free ride

Our rating 
3.0 out of 5 star rating 3.0
GBP £62.00 RRP | USD $90.00
FSA Gravity Light

Our review

Relatively heavy but robustly accurate, well-shaped bar also available in monster width options
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This shot-peened triple-butted bar is designed for downhill use and isn’t light for its span. At 711mm it’s not super-wide, but our 40mm-rise sample added plenty of hand height and easy front wheel lift. There’s a 25mm rise version if you prefer a lower front end, and this comes in an 800mm wide version if you want maximum span control.

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Despite looking wider than normal, the centre and riser section leave a decent amount of space for controls. FSA have revised the shape, swinging the tips back further towards the rider, which means less twisting to get a natural feeling fit compared to previous FSA pipes we’ve used. While it’s stiff enough for sharp steering, the triple butting keeps the bar sting-free over rocky sections. Price is reasonable, although you pay another £18 for the extra wide pipe options.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Gravity Light handlebar (11)
Brand FSA

Description Options: 25mm rise and 800mm wide
Weight (g) 284
Width (mm) 711
Handlebar Rise 40
Material 7075 T6 Aluminium
Handlebar Sweep Available 9 degrees