Ritchey WCS Carbon Interval base bar review

Super-aggressive bar

Our rating 
2.5 out of 5 star rating 2.5
GBP £285.00 RRP | USD $444.19
Ritchey WCS Carbon Interval base bar

Our review

Stiff, light and aggressively shaped base bar, but extremely expensive
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These belligerent base bars are super-aggressive in shape and stiffness, but seriously spendy. With their dropped shoulders and dead-straight hand sections the Intervals will get you down much lower than most clip-ons.

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The oversized carbon construction won’t flex or waggle either, however hard your wrestle your shoulders against the gear. At 196g they’re also impressively light.

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They don’t allow much sideways scope for clip-on adjustment, though, and the hand grips will definitely need to be taped for safety. They’re about £100 more expensive than equivalent bars from Easton and others too.

Product Specifications

Product

Name WCS Carbon Interval base bar (10)
Brand Ritchey

Features 60mm Drop Base Bar / 40cm width only , Extensions not included - universal diameter accepts most extensions. Internal cable brake lever compatible
Weight (g) 196
Clamp/Bar Size 31.8
Material Carbon Fibre