Outland D31Eight bar, stem & grip set review

Credit crunch friendly combo

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £39.99 RRP | USD $57.59

Our review

A full hardcore cockpit for the price of most half-decent bars
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The performance of this instant hardcore combo is nothing special, but the overall value is outrageously good.


The thickset high-rise bar is the right width for power steering. The general shape is similar to the classic Truvativ Holzfeller – not immediately likeable for some, but fine for most after a bit of twisting to taste. Weight is certainly good for its true price and it feels less stinging than a lot of budget bars we’ve used.


We say true cost because £39.99 also buys you a set of alloy collar bolt-on grips with a diamond file and raised bar pattern. Plus you get a basic but stiff and serviceable 50mm block stem in your goodie bag, making this the cheapest hardcore set we’ve seen.

Product Specifications


Name D31 Eight Handlebar, Stem & Grip Set (09)
Brand Outland

Description Includes 50mm Stem and Lock-on Grips
Weight (g) 286
Width (mm) 680
Clamp/Bar Size 31.8
Handlebar Rises Available 50mm