PRO Vanderham FR riser bar – in brief review

Consumer version of Thomas Vanderham signature handlebar

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
GBP £59.99 RRP
PRO Vanderham FR riser handlebar

Our review

Comfortable, strong bar particularly good for taller riders
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Shimano’s high performance PRO range of components features a tweaked version of Thomas Vanderham’s signature bar. It’s available in either a 20mm or 30mm rise and comes in at 800mm wide. 


It features cut marks down to 720mm, with Vanderham’s own 770mm preference highlighted in red. 

The five-degree upsweep and nine-degree backsweep make for a comfy position, and the higher rise is a great option for taller riders battling a low head tube or for those who simply prefer to ride the back wheel a bit more. 

A reinforced centre section bolsters strength but doesn’t make it feel uncomfortably stiff.


This article was originally published in Mountain Biking UK magazine, available on Apple Newsstand and Zinio.

Product Specifications


Name Vanderham FR riser bar (13)
Brand PRO