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PRO Vibe Superlight carbon highway bar & mini aerobar

PRO shaves 75g off their lightest highway bike cockpit with new Vibe Superlight carbon bar & boxy alloy stem. However the cockpit upgrades go even deeper with an all-new miniature carbon clip-on aero bar that brings extra hand positions and an unobtrusive method to get that aero tuck…

PRO Vibe Superlight carbon highway bar

PRO Vibe Superlight carbon road bar, front

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The light-weight PRO Vibe Superlight line has been round for 3 years now, however now Shimano’s part model is shedding much more weight, dropping 75g of their latest SL carbon bar & alloy stem combo.

With weights as little as 154g for a 38cm carbon bar, that is the lightest highway handlebar PRO has ever made. The light-weight bar is made from premium UD T110 carbon bolstered with Innegra fibers for impression resistance and structural integrity throughout & after a crash.

The 31.8mm PRO Vibe Superlight handlebar continues the big spherical part throughout tops for consolation and clip-in compatibility. It incorporates a compact 80mm attain, deeper 130mm drop and a easy spherical bend, plus inside Di2 routing. The bar is available in three widths 38, 40 & 42cm – and sells for a whopping  $450 / 420€.

PRO Vibe Superlight Stem

PRO Vibe Superlight Stem

Matching as much as the brand new carbon bar is a stiff & mild new 7075 alloy Vibe Superlight stem, with weights from as little as 92g (70mm). The 31.8mm clamping SL stem incorporates a boxy part to keep up stiffness whereas shedding weight, and is on the market for both 1.125 or 1.25″ steerer tubes.

The +/- 6° stem is on the market in 6 lengths (70-120mm), permits for inside cable routing, and retails for $175 / 160€.

PRO Vibe cockpit light-weight upgrades

PRO Gap Cap Expander Carbon headset cap & steerer tube expansion plug

The cockpit can also be stated to avoid wasting weight with a brand new PRO Hole Cap Expander Carbon headset cap & steerer tube growth plug that weighs simply 24g (a 16g discount from PRO’s earlier expander setup) – accessible for both 1.125 or 1.25″ steerer tubes.

PRO Vibe Computer Mount out-front GPS stem face-plate mount

Then, you’ll be able to prime all of it off with a neatly built-in PRO Vibe Pc Mount out-front. With a bit of little bit of Starfleet Excelsior Class vibes, the PRO out-front GPS mount gives Garmin, Wahoo & Bryton compatibility in two positions (small or massive gadgets) that bolts on to your PRO Vibe stem face plate bolts. And a hinge enables you to finetune the proper angle to view your display screen with out annoying reflections. The 37g mount is machined from 6061 alloy and retails for $70 / 55€.

PRO Compact Carbon Clip-On

PRO Compact Carbon Clip-On mini aerobar

Lastly, the all-new PRO Compact Carbon Clip-On reimagines & reshapes an identical mini clip-on aerobar idea that we examined from Farr since 2018 with a flatter design and built-in accent mounting. Identical to with Farr, the PRO idea is to supply extra hand positions in a light-weight miniature aerobar that doesn’t add a lot weight and is out of the best way while you don’t want it.

PRO describes it as “designed for ultra-endurance cyclists and brief distance triathletes, who’re consistently trying to find methods to enhance their aerodynamic effectivity”. That limitation is as a result of it doesn’t actually get you very far ahead – being a shorter ahead protrusion than your brake hoods – so that you don’t get an ultra-aero tuck. But it surely does show you how to get a bit decrease, providing some steering management whereas your arms are shut collectively and in entrance of the bar.

PRO Compact Carbon Clip-On mini aerobar, side & rear views

The 135g PRO Compact Carbon Clip-On is made out of UD T700 carbon fiber with grippy graphics and contains an interchangeable bike pc mount up prime and bolts for added accent mounting down under – retailing for $180 / 160€.

All the new PRO gear embody lifetime warranties (curiously described as “primarily based on a 10-year anticipated lifetime”) and must be accessible now on-line and thru your native bike store.



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