HED Corsair aero bar review

Race-ready time trial bar

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £599.99 RRP | USD $950.00
HED Corsair aero bar

Our review

Super-light, easy to set up, adjustable and the best braking feel of any integrated setup
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HED’s aero bar experience shows in this new ultralight, user-friendly and UCI legal built-in-brake cockpit. Black Dog is the most aerodynamic HED bar available, but the Corsair gets shorter 2.96:1 ratio wings to just sneak under the UCI time trial commissaires’ radar.

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The ‘hummingbird’ end pods are well-shaped and grip taped enough to make full bar tape optional. The minimalist carbon-bladed levers are built into the pods, with brake cables installed for easy fitting. As well as flat (here) or drop wing designs there are Kick, Lazy S (here) and S-bend extension options.

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These plug into neat CNC receivers level with the bars. The carbon arm-pads cups get six different position options plus riser spacers, and can also be flipped up to give maximum bar space on longer climbs.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Corsair aero bar (10)
Brand HED

Features # Carbon integrated brake levers with return spring # Choice of Lazy S, traditional, or S bend extensions # Base bar available in flat or 84mm drop # Maximum armrest width C to C with wide mounts: 300mm
Weight (g) 585
Available Sizes 42
Clamp/Bar Size 31.8