"A few trips ago I couldn’t imagine riding a bike without road handlebars. But after 4000km+ on the Crazy Bars, I have zero intention of switching back." Find the full review of our Crazy Bars on CyclingAbout here.
These bars are intended for touring on paved and unpaved roads, single and double track, gravel and crushed limestone, and everything in between. The main, swept back section provides good control on rough and tumble surfaces, while the the bullhorn section offers a streamlined position for smoother roads and headwinds. The center portion replicates the top of a drop bar, and placing your hands at the junctions is not unlike riding on the hoods.
The main bar uses a 22.2mm grip area so MTB grips, levers, and shifters fit. The "horns" are 23.8mm, so road components such as inverse brake levers and bar-end shifters are compatible. Stem clamp area is 31.8mm.
Crazy Bars are made from 6061 aluminum and are heat treated. Weight is pretty reasonable at around 470g. MTB-rated and available in sand-blasted Silver and Noir.