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THE LOAM CARBON HANDLEBAR

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Get comfortable out of your comfort zone on The Loam Carbon Bar. Meticulously engineered with top shelf carbon, anti-fatigue geometry, and tuned to shine through the corners. Our patent pending CBD Layup brings unparalleled chatter-absorbing comfort paired with an ideal amount of horizontal stiffness for reliable handling in spicy situations.  The Loam is light and nimble, yet rated strong enough for e-bikes and DH riding. We have often heard carbon bars get compared to noodles, well, if a handlebar could be considered al dente – this is it.

All Loam Carbon Handlebars come as the Cement Gray colorway, other colors are available by self application decal kit for an additional $5.

  • Patent Pending CBD Layup
  • Premium pre-preg UD Carbon
  • Rated strong enough for e-bikes and DH riding
  • Upsweep: 5° Backsweep: 10°
  • Width: 800mm (740mm minimum trim width)

Get your gear for your weekend ride. We offer free expedited shipping to the Contiguous U.S on orders of $100 or more.

Do we ship internationally? Yes, we do! Check out our international shipping page here.

We've always got your back. If anything goes wrong, we're here to do everything we can to ensure you're taken care of. All PNW products come with a lifetime warranty.

FEATURES

  • PATENT PENDING CBD

    Our proprietary CBD Layup delivers the ideal balance of vertical compliance & horizontal stiffness for a smooth & predictable ride feel.

  • TOP SHELF CARBON

    PNW carbon is fresh, it’s fancy, and it won’t leave your hands and wrists with a hangover, we use the highest quality pre-preg UD carbon on the market.

  • ANTI-FATIGUE GEOMETRY

    The Loam Carbon Bar has 5° of upsweep and 10° of backsweep, providing our signature wrist-saving geos.

PATENT PENDING CBD

Our proprietary CBD Layup delivers the ideal balance of vertical compliance & horizontal stiffness for a smooth & predictable ride feel.

TOP SHELF CARBON

PNW carbon is fresh, it’s fancy, and it won’t leave your hands and wrists with a hangover, we use the highest quality pre-preg UD carbon on the market.

ANTI-FATIGUE GEOMETRY

The Loam Carbon Bar has 5° of upsweep and 10° of backsweep, providing our signature wrist-saving geos.

QUESTIONS?

Width: 800mm

Rise: 25mm or 38mm

Upsweep: 5°

Backsweep: 10°

Clamp Diameter: 35mm

Material: Carbon 

Weight: 233g

Torque Spec: 

  • Max Stem Clamp: 70mm
  • Max Stem Clamp Torque: 8nm
  • Max Lever Clamp: 6nm
  • Minimum Trim Width: 740mm

Note: Review the stem manufacturer’s installation manual for stem torque specifications. Refer to each of the manufacturer’s torque specifications for each cockpit item.

Strength Rating: Rated strong enough for e-bikes and DH riding. Certified by third-party testing, our Loam Carbon Handlebar passed the global testing standard for bicycle equipment; EFBE’s Tri-Test® for MTB Gravity Category 5 – making the Loam burly enough for e-bikes and downhill riding.

We recommend you use a torque wrench for the installation of the bar and your controls on the bar. If you do not have one, please consult your local bike shop for assistance and safe installation.

740mm minimum width.

Your PNW Lifetime Warranty on the bars will be void. We cannot safely recommend our bars be ridden if cut down narrower than 740mm.

233g.

All bars come stock with our black graphics with Cement Grey lettering. Decals are available here in 9 of our swanky colors: Safety Orange, Black Out Black, Moss Green, Moto Green, Pacific Blue, Fruit Snacks, Really Red, Seafoam, Teal, and Peanut Butter. Sold separately for $5 ($USD).

6nm max for the grips/brakes/shifters/outer bar area, but also adhere to your controls and grip manufacturer specs. 8nm max for the stem bar clamp area, but also adhere to your stem manufacturer’s torque specs.

70mm and is compatible with DH direct stems.

We use a pre-preg UD carbon fiber for the construction of the Loam handlebar. The ends of the Loam Carbon bar feature a different carbon layup, specifically designed not to fray when cut.

We’re currently in the development phase on a 31.8 option. Sign up for our newsletter to stay in the loop.

286 lbs.

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