Melbourne-based bikepacking common bearers, Curve Biking, have variety when it comes to fascinating handlebars. In late 2019 they released the Walmer – an extremely-huge drop bar that steps up to 750 mm at the drops. Now, they’ve come out with the Remlaw – yup, which is ‘Walmer’ backwards.
What is the Remlaw? It is a flat bar for drop-bar bikes. As anybody who’s retrofitted a flat bar onto a bike with geometry built about a drop handlebar may well know, that usually ushers in some compromises, shortening the achieve and negatively impacting on the bike’s dealing with.
The Remlaw, nonetheless, is designed to give equivalent achieve and dealing with to a drop bar. The little bit that appears like a increase goes 18 mm out to the front, finding the hands in about the very same spot as they would be on a fall bar. There is 12° of again sweep to give the wrists a natural placement, and enough mounting room for lights, add-ons, and all the other treasures you could possibly want to schlep about with you.
As opposed to the Walmer bar – which comes in 8 various widths – the Remlaw is obtainable in a solitary 800 mm width, which you can trim to the proportions desired.
Like the Walmer, these will not be for everyone – but they appear a neat option for a comparatively typical challenge, primarily if you have adventurous leanings.
They’ll charge you AU$149, and you can come across out extra at curvecycling.com.au