Steve Peat puts name on X-lite kit

X-lite has developed three new DH/freeride 'signature' products for Steve Peat's world cup assualt.
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"Historically there hasn't been many signature MTB products, whereas the skateboard and BMX markets have thrived on them," said X-lite's Alex Trimnell.

Here's the tech spec:

Fatboy 31.8 O/D DH/Freeride bar

* 31.8 O/D clamp for max bar grip

*6061 aerospace grade alloy

* Stress relieved shot peened finish

*680mm width/ 8 degree sweep/ 50mm rise

* 322 gms

"By increasing the bars O/D to 31.8mm (from 25.4mm) we have been able to create a very light but very strong handlebar," said trimnell.

"Steve has had the same bar on all season which has included some huge crashes but still it remains intact!"


Assassin Urban Assault bar

* Standard 25.4 clamp O/D

* Reduced taper technology

* 6061 aerospace grade alloy

* Stress relieved shot peened finish

DHR Stem

* Honeycomb construction

* Machined from 6000 series Alloy billet

* 31.8mm or Standard 25.4mm O/D bar clamp

* 50mm or 75mm reach

* Available in either Alloy with Borinium clamp or in all Black

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