“Extensive bars save lives”, so they are saying. I’m a staunch supporter of vast bars on each my MTB and my gravel motorcycle. Daniel of Idaho’s bikepacking and mountain motorcycle traveling logo, Tumbleweed Motorcycles additionally thinks “vast is healthier” as he introduces the brand new ultra-wide Giant Dipper Drop Bar.
Extensive drop bars, in my revel in, permit for the extra widespread motion of your fingers to other portions of the broader bars. The widespread motion to other hand positions is helping relieve any ache or discomfort whilst driving for lengthy sessions.
As well as, the broader bar can come up with extra balance and keep an eye on (particularly when loaded) whilst descending, in addition to extra leverage on techy climbs. This bar is excellent to move the the in reality tough stuff as it’s been examined and rated for off-road use (ISO 4210 mountain motorcycle energy/fatigue checking out). To not point out that for bikepackers, there’s more space to suit handlebar luggage between the drops.
The Giant Dipper was once if truth be told evolved in particular for the award-winning Tumbleweed Stargazer. Being triple-butted 7000 sequence aluminum, the Giant Dipper has an outstanding moderate weight of 385 grams. With the width of the bar comes a shallow drop (109mm) and a brief achieve (50mm) to assist “minimally have an effect on your stem duration for a bar this vast”.
It is available in 3 vast lengths that are measured heart to heart on the hoods… 51cm, 54cm, and 57cm. The Giant Dipper has a delicate 5-degree again sweep and sports activities a 20-degree aptitude. It makes use of a 31.8mm clamp diameter.
Giant Dipper Options and Retail
- Subject matter: Triple-butted, heat-treated 7000 sequence aluminum alloy, ISO 4210 examined for mountain motorcycle use
- Widths: 51cm, 54cm, 57cm C-C on the hoods
- Clamp Diameter: 31.8mm
- Backsweep: 5 levels
- Flare: 20 levels
- Drop: 109mm
- Succeed in: 50mm (general achieve from heart of clamping space to heart of tube at entrance of ahead sweep)
- Moderate weight: 385 grams
Get your “vast on” over at Tumbleweed Motorcycles!