The Tourist bar is a "North Road" style bar rendered in polished aluminum alloy. It's similar to the bars used on many classic British roadsters. They're fantastic for city bikes to gain a good view of traffic ahead.
- Stem Clamp: 25.4mm
- Grip: 22.2mm
- Rise: 70mm
- Reach: 18cm
- Sweep: 60deg
- Grip Length: 160mm
- Width: 570mm
Note: not compatible with inverse brake levers
I had never ridden a bike with this style of handlebar. I recently did a restoration /mod of a 1989 Bridgestone MB-3 and thought I would try something a bit different. Once I got the angle of the handlebars and seat position dialed in I was very pleased with the ride. If you are on the fence about trying tourist bars, give them a try.
Switched from road bike handlebars and these have made my experience so much more comfortable and enjoyable! I’ve gotten lots of compliments too. Definitely keeping these ones around for a long time.
Super comfortable, just the right amount of rise, not too wide, very stable. Couldn't be happier. Highly recommend.