Black Inc Integrated Barstem

$650.00

As the most substantial leading feature of a bicycle, an integrated barstem unit provides measurable gains over a traditional stem + round handlebar setup.

Order your barstem directly through the Black Inc website and you will receive the integrated Computer Mount, Garmin and Wahoo Plastic Inserts, and the Combo Mount Adapter (GoPro type).

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OVERVIEW 

Of the three main touchpoints on a bike, perhaps the most important to get right is the cockpit. Not only is it what the rider feels and sees the entire ride, it also is one of the major leading edges of the bicycle, which can make a huge difference in the aerodynamics of the setup. The Black Inc Barstem integrated handlebar and stem provides huge aerodynamic advantages compared to a traditional round bar and separate stem setup, in addition to being exceptionally comfortable.

The fact that our Barstem is available in 19 different sizes means that it is practically a custom carbon cockpit for every rider. By choosing a carbon fiber specifically because it is exceptionally resistant to torsional forces while still offering a level of vertical compliance, the integrated Black Inc Barstem can withstand the burliest sprinting grips without allowing road vibrations to fatigue the hands and arms.

The Barstem is compatible with both traditional external cable routing and modern internal routed options. Being able to route cables internally greatly increases the aerodynamic properties of a cockpit that has already been shaped specifically to be aero as well as comfortable. The tops have been shaped to provide a platform-like support for the hand, reducing the likelihood of fatiguing the hands during long climbs. The drops have been gently flared to increase comfort and control when sprinting or descending. The drops have also a strategically variable radius to offer greater comfort and ease of hand movement along for multiple positions according to varied terrains.

With 120mm of drop and 80mm reach, the Black Inc Barstem ensures an excellent fit for all riding positions.

SPECIFICATIONS

  
Weight320 g (420 mm x 110 mm)
MaterialCarbon Fiber
Angle-6 degrees
Drop120 mm
Reach80 mm
Stack42 mm
Flare (drop section)3 degrees
Backsweep (top section)2 degrees
Steerer diameter1-1/8"
FinishUD matte and glossy
Internal Cable RoutingElectronic and Disc Brake systems only
External Cable RoutingCompatible with all systems
Accessories includedBlack Inc Computer Mount
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W1 Hood-to-hood (mm)380400420440
W2 Drop-to-drop395415435455
R1 Reach (mm)92929292
R2 Reach (mm)80808080
D1 Drop (mm)120120120120
F1 Drop flare (degree)3333
B1 Backsweep (degree)2222
A1 Angle (degree)-6-6-6-6
S1 Stack (mm)42424242
L1 Length (mm)90/100/110/120/130 Available
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