This has saved my wrists. I REALLY hope Hayes/Answer et al never quit making them. Every new bike gets a new 20/20.
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Best bar ever, except it used to only be available in 720. Which is so 2014! Stoked to see this finally available in a modern width.
This bar is not only super light and well made, but the sweep on the 20/20 has almost completely removed the pain in my injured shoulder that has plagued my rides for years!
I took some advice and added revgrips for a winning combination.
I'll be buying these for any bike I ride from here on out.
I put a 'flat bar' on my gravel bike and realized I need a bit of a pitch as my wrists ached after riding around for a bit. I came across the 2020 bar and figured I'd try it. Just enough to make a difference? It was! I put this bar on everything now! Just enough angle for comfort, but in a 'flat bar'! And it's super light. Add some RevGrips to it and you have the ultimate in comfort and handling!
This is my second set of Protaper 20/20 bars. They work brilliantly for everything from XC to gnarly downhill/enduro trails, especially with Ergon or SQLab grips. I just demo’d a Yeti SB130 with 8 degree bars for 2 weeks, suffering constant wrist pain, and the difference in comfort and control with the 20 degree bars is massive. And they are still significantly better than my 12 and 16 degree bars on my other bikes. The only hassle is mounting lights due to the angled segments. Just like long slack bike frames, this is a geometry change that should become universal - bars should all be 12+ degrees!