Crankbrothers Iodine 11 Handlebar

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Comfortable, Durable bars

Rating:
The Good:

-Comfortable -Great Vibration Dampening -Durable -Perfect amount of rise for XC/FR

The Bad:

I guess should come in different lengths to support different styles of riding

Overall Review:

I ran these on my '08 Turner Sultan in an FSA alloy stem and they worked great for harder XC and freeride.

Awesome vibration dampening, good rise, had no complaints. I like twitchy bars so the 680 width was awesome. Stable, comfortable bars. Pretty durable too. They did crack on a major crash, but to be fair I am 6'7" and 190 lbs, so I have no business with carbon anyways. Took an impact of 35 mph directly on the outermost left grip to produce a hairline crack. Wish I could say the same for me (double snapped collarbone, 2 broken vertebrae, collapsed lung).

I would recommend these as budget friendly carbon bars to anyone

Overall Review:

I ran these on my '08 Turner Sultan in an FSA alloy stem and they worked great for harder XC and freeride.

Awesome vibration dampening, good rise, had no complaints. I like twitchy bars so the 680 width was awesome. Stable, comfortable bars. Pretty durable too. They did crack on a major crash, but to be fair I am 6'7" and 190 lbs, so I have no business with carbon anyways. Took an impact of 35 mph directly on the outermost left grip to produce a hairline crack. Wish I could say the same for me (double snapped collarbone, 2 broken vertebrae, collapsed lung).

I would recommend these as budget friendly carbon bars to anyone

LAME-O!!!!!

Rating:
The Good:

Weight! That;s it. Go get the Easton Havocs or ENVE 800's.

The Bad:

680mm is barely wide enough for an XC rig let alone trail/AM/DH...they must be trippin!

Overall Review:

Completely miss-marketed! Not a trail/am/dh carbon bar...NOT EVEN CLOSE. 680mm is out! Why is CrankBrothers so far off the back with the current standards? Should be ashamed of themselves

Specifications

Product Crankbrothers Iodine 11 Handlebar
Riding Type Trail
Material Carbon Fiber
Material Details
Clamp Diameter 31.8mm
Width 780mm
Rise 30mm
Upsweep
Backsweep
Colors Black
Weight 0 lb 7.6 oz (215 g)
Miscellaneous Wide, light carbon bar with 30mm rise for all mountain riding

Warranty: 2 years
Price $160
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