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Salsa Bend Bar 2

USD$72.00
Item #: HB245A22
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Salsa Bend Bar 2

The Salsa Bend Bar 2 is an excellent choice for riders looking for an alternative mountain handlebar with a bit of backsweep. Available with either 17 or 23 degrees of sweep, the Salsa Bend 2 provides a natural hand position that delivers hours of comfortable riding. The nice and wide 710mm width gives you lots of leverage in the handling department and 5 deg of reversible vertical sweep furthers your options for fine tuning your cockpit.

Features:

  • Graduated ends for easy trimming
  • Double butted
  • 5 deg +/- upsweep
  • 17 or 23 deg backsweep
  • 710, 715, 720mm width
  • 31.8mm bar clamp diameter
  • Aluminum AL7050 construction
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Salsa Bend Bar 2
 
4.5

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4.0

23 degree sweep model

By 801 trails

from Alpine, UT

About Me Avid Cyclist

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Easy To Install

Cons

  • Heavy

Best Uses

  • Mountain Biking

Comments about Salsa Bend Bar 2:

I bought these alt bars going into the summer and have put a few monthes of riding in on them. They are mounted on a Kona Unit SS with rigid P2 fork and Ardent 2.4x29. I weight 190 lbs and ride 5x week. I got them for the climbing position, as I have a lot of trees along my trails and didn't want to catch a barend:) but wanted the climbing advantage. Better grips climb better than these bars, little heavy and got more kinked wrists more standing and climbing that riser bars:( Probably just not for me. They are 4* because they work, look good and aren't too heavy or expensive. Give them a "GO" , they work...just not for me.

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5.0

A nice alternative to typical MTB bars

By Brandon P.

from Fullerton, CA

About Me Avid Cyclist

Staff Reviewer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Comfortable
  • Well Built Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Bikepacking
    • Commuter
    • Commutingcity
    • Fire Roads
    • Mountain Biking

    Comments about Salsa Bend Bar 2:

    I've been using the Salsa Bend 2 (23 deg sweep) on my rigid Surly Ogre for about 6 months with no complaints. The sweep provides a natural feeling hand position that I find to be extremely comfortable paired with Ergon GP1 Biokork grips. I've also used this bar with Salsa Backcountry Lock-On grips for shorter mountain rides with no troubles as well, but I find myself mostly riding mixed terrain for 3 or 4 hours at a time recently and the Bend 2 and Ergons make an excellent wrist-pain-free pair.

    When researching these I found that many people feel that a bar with this kind of sweep compromises handling, but I haven't found this to be the case. The Salsa 2 is plenty wide and provides enough leverage that I feel confident when navigating technical terrain. That being said I wouldn't recommend this kind of bar for downhill and other more extreme riding. They seem best suited for fireroads, singletrack, and commuting situations.

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