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The Draw: Lightweight and Stiff with a Sleek Design
The Carbon Clip-On TT bar is a lightweight option from Enve. On the bike, these bars are noticeably stiffer and more solid than most competitors, which can be attributed to their construction using lightweight uni-directional carbon fiber. The bars are best suited to athletes comfortable with a narrow position, as the pads are positioned only slightly wider than the extensions. This can provide an aerodynamic setup, but can put pressure on arms and shoulders that some athletes might not be accustomed to—though some relief can be found by spacing the bars themselves further apart. The carbon extensions are unique in that they can be cut to the athlete’s choice of either an S-bend or a J-bend.
Review by Geoffrey Nenninger