9Point8 Slack-R Headset Review

What if you want a slacker head angle, but your bike won\'t accept slackset-style headset cups? Enter the 9Point8 Slack-R!

Gusset S2 31.8mm Handlebars and Stem Review

This Gusset S2 31.8mm cockpit combo is great for those occasions that require a higher rise set of bars or an even shorter stem.

Thomson Elite 35mm Aluminium handlebar review

The Thomson Elite 35mm Aluminium Handlebars are butted and tapered in multiple steps for greatly improved fatigue life and great feel.

Review: Syncros Hixon IC Rise integrated bar and stem

Review: Syncros Hixon IC Rise integrated bar and stem

For almost a year now, Andi has been riding the super slick Syncros Hixon IC Rise bar and stem combo and he is absolutely smitten! What is it? This is...

Tested: Fasst Flexx Suspension Handlebars

David breaks out the digital calipers to test the effectiveness of the Fasst Flexx suspension handlebar. There\'s something undeniably nineties-sounding about suspension handlebars, especially given that these work with elastomers.…

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Review | The sub-300g Syncros Hixon iC 1.0 Rise is a bonkers all-in-one carbon bar & stem

Wil reviews the 800mm wide Syncros Hixon iC 1.0 Rise carbon fibre handlebar As the component arm of Scott Sports, Syncros originally developed the distinctive Hixon iC handlebar specifically for...

spank spike 35 vibrocore review

Review: Spank Spike 35 Vibrocore Bar – Big, Burly, Comfy – And 820mm Wide!

Back in January, I tested a set of Spank bars with the company’s Vibrocore foam filling. Those were standard 31.8mm diameter bars, and I found that the foam insert did,...

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First Ride: Renthal replaces the Fatbar Carbon with… the Fatbar Carbon 2

Iconic UK moto and mountain bike brand, Renthal, has got a brand new Fatbar Carbon. And it’s called…err…the Fatbar Carbon V2. Joining the recently released alloy Fatbar 2, the carbon...

spank vibrocore bar and spike race review

Review: This 800mm Wide Spank Vibrocore Handlebar Will Help To Smooth Your Ride

Is a foam-filled handlebar snake oil? Or the real deal? Andi gets testing to find out

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Review: Funn Black Ace Carbon Handlebars & Strippa Evo Stem

When it comes to bars and stems, how wide and short should you go? Wil\'s been testing some Funn bits on his longterm test bike to find out.

Review: Burgtec RW Carbon Handlebar & Enduro Mk2 Stem

Just how wide is too wide, and how short is too short? Tom investigates the limits with a Burgtec bar and stem combo on his Yeti SB5c trail bike

Review: WTB – PadLoc Grip System

Chipps get his hands and head round this grip system

Review: RSP Ego Carbon DH Riser Bar

RSP\'s carbon risers - Really Special Performers?

Review: eXotic Carbon bar and carbon Ti seatpost

Tom tries and tests some bargain bling

Review: Jeff Jones H Bars

Sanny tests out the Jeff Jones H Bars. Weird or wonderful?

RaceFace SixC 35 Bars and Atlas 35 Stem. REVIEW

Looking for a wide, light, stiff cockpit? Maybe this is the combo you\'ve been looking for.

Easton Havoc 35 stem and handlebar

Easton bars and stem get the Grinder team treatment

Race Face SIXC handlebar and Atlas stem

What’s involved in this steering duo?

Azonic CFK 790

Can you handle Azonic\'s wide carbon bars?

Renthal Fatbar Lite Carbon Handlebar And Duo Stem

Top-end bar and stem combo with impeccable performance and engineering to offset lightweight carbon nerves.

Truvativ Blackbox Danny Hart bars

Blackbox for the people! A good looking signature bar that\'s good value too

Niner Flat Top RDO Bar

Great, low and wide bars, though for a fearsome price.

Syntace Vector Carbon High10 handlebars

Solid, sweepy bars with just enough damping

Thomson MTB Titanium 6° flat handlebar

Unashamedly luxurious bars for your hand(le)s

Gravity Light CSI flat handlebar and AL2014 stem

What makes a decent cockpit? You can’t beat plenty of width and ‘just enough’ depth (stop sniggering at the back). The Gravity Light brand is part of FSA and, as...

Review: RaceFace Turbine Flat Bar and Stem

A pretty sorted cockpit combo.

Review: Sunline V-One OS Flat bar

Jon\'s been behind some wide and flat bars...

Syncros FR Bars, FL Stem, and AM Seatpost

Here\'s Tom2 with some Syncros flavoured finishing kit