Ritchey presents two new alloy road bars for 2014: NeoClassic and Streem II

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Fresh back from the winter holiday, Ritchey starts off this year’s news with a couple of road handlebars built out of aluminum: NeoClassic and Streem II, the first more of a classic type of bar, while the other serves better aerodynamic purposes.

The new WCS NeoClassic (below) bar is an updated version of a timeless Ritchey handlebar bend. The NeoClassic features the traditional round drops that many Tour de France and Classics champions prefer, now updated with a shorter reach and shallower drop. Features:

  • Short reach, shallow drop with a traditional bend
  • Center section is aero bar compatible
  • Offers more hand positions in the drops than anatomical and ergo bends
  • The preferred bend style of countless pro riders
  • Triple butted 7050 alloy
  • Available in 40, 42 and 44cm (center to center)
  • Available in Wet Black or Blatte
  • Weight 260g
  • MSRP 95€

 

The reinvented WCS Streem II (below) bar is built for speed. Ritchey pair a short reach, shallow drop traditional bend with an aggressively redesigned wing-shaped top section that cuts through the wind and also offers a broad platform for your hands while climbing. Features:

  • UCI approved 38 x 22.5mm wing section for improved aerodynamics and a great feel for climbing.
  • Short reach, shallow drop with an anatomical bend
  • Triple butted 7050 alloy
  • 4,7 degree sweep, 1 degree flare
  • Available in 40, 42 and 44cm (center to center)
  • Available in Wet Black or Blatte
  • Weight 275g
  • MSRP 105€

 

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