March 29, 2015 by

Once Upon A Time…

Imagine a time in cycling’s history when all road bike handlebars had an extra bend in them. It would only seem natural to design them for the way all 7+ billion people on the planet are designed. Oh, everyone would be riding around in such comfort. Climbs were made easier because of correct biomechanics and anatomical positions, headwinds were cut through like a hot knife through butter and descending was tight, controlled and comfortable. Shoulder and chest muscles were relaxed and not wasting energy trying to hold a potion that is not natural to us humans. Some would call it the utopian era of cycling. The handlebars would look something like the ones on the right. Oh, but that was just a fantasy. For whatever reason, that design was never created. The masses were doomed to ride the only design that everybody accepted as “normal”. The problem with normal is that it is that way because everyone accepts it that way. It is like the old story of the Emperor Has No Clothes. If nobody says anything, than it is status quo. But…the people knew something wasn’t quite right with what they were all riding. Numb hands, sore wrists and general discomfort were the order of the day. Moving ahead about a century, we find ourselves faced with the design that was always meant to be. This new design we see today scared the villagers. They did not know what to make of it. It looked “different.” What are we…

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March 19, 2015 by

Best Road Bike Handlebars

Sooo, your looking for the best handlebars for your road bike. If you are reading this page, and I know you are, you have just stumbled upon the first real innovation in handlebar design, and the best road bike handlebars, in a 100 years. Now I know when it comes to innovation there is not always a clear benefit in performance, comfort, aerodynamics, etc. You get the point. Sometimes innovations are not always an improvement , they are just change for the sake of change. I am happy to tell you that the “change” and “innovation” I will describe to you in detail (grab a tasty beverage and settle in) will either have you drinking the kool-aid or you will keep riding the same’ol design you have always known. What you will discover here is that sometimes when a design is modified just a little, and in this case that is what happened, it improves your position on the bike dramatically. Sounds like a big statement Cody. Yes it is, and I have the data, research and rider reviews to back it up. What is this new design and why does it make such a profound change in performance, comfort and aerodynamics? Wow, you ask some really great questions. The big change is that we put a bend where there was no bend before. That’s it just to your right. Cool isn’t it. They not only look cool, they give you improved comfort, increased performance and aerodynamics. Did I read…

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