3T Cycling - EXTENDO

By: 3t Cycling  05-Apr-2012

EXTENDO is an ultra-wide flat bar, 740 mm (29”) in width, with a 12° rearward sweep. The bar outer sections are 3 mm eccentric to the central clamping section, so rotating them forwards or backwards in the stem produces a marked up- or down-sweep at the ends. It’s aimed at riders who need extra steering leverage to tackle extreme terrain. At 225 g, EXTENDO TEAM is light for such a broad, strong handlebar.

New for 2012:

Stealth EXTENDO, in two-tone black, to match new frameset finishes

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3T Cycling - MISTRAL

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3T Cycling - VENTUS II

The basebar is all-new, and helps cut weight to 730 g, 15% lighter than the original that in the hands of Fabian Cancellara and Gustav Larsson won gold and silver at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The standard straight carbon-fiber extensions can be swapped for S-bend or ski-bend extensions, for a perfect custom fit for champion athletes of every physique.


3T Cycling - ZEFIRO

The rider’s forearms rest on silicon pads on the basebar’s upper surface, while hands and wrists fall into a natural position on the aerofoil handrest. ZEFIRO provides comfort for solo efforts and control for sprinting and climbing, perfect for century, sportive, and short-course triathlon riders. ZEFIRO fuses the power and control of the road racer’s drop bar with the low-drag form of the chrono rider’s aerobar.


3T Cycling - ERGOTERRA

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3T Cycling - XIDA

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