Oval R900 handlebar review

Traditionally curved carbon bar

Our rating 
5.0 out of 5 star rating 5.0
GBP £119.99 RRP | USD $252.48
Oval R900

Our review

Top-quality carbon bars for top-quality alloy bar money
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As soon as we deflection tested the R900 we knew it was a good quality bar.


It has enough “give” at lower loading to enable it to damp out a lot of the road buzz, but deflects less at higher loading so it feels like a good stiff bar. 

Grooves front and rear help with cable routing under the tape, and the shape of the drops is a nice, slightly flattened, traditional curve.


Alloy inserts at stem and brake mountings and a Kevlar layer to prevent catastrophic failure in the event of the bar breaking round off a pretty impressive bar.

Product Specifications


Name R900
Brand Oval Concepts

Features Seamless CCR carbon for durability and lightweight optimised for each performance category. 50mm radius radius bends on drops make brake levers and ergo position more comfortable. The 50mm radius's provide more space for hands & more comfort while riding. Optimised ergo bump reduces fatigue and increases control. Deep
Weight (g) 210
Material Carbon
Width (Centre to Centre) 40/42/44