The Renthal FatBar may be more at home on downhill bikes than trail bikes but we reckon its still good enough for your everyday rig

Product Overview

Overall rating:

Score 9

Renthal Fatbar



Renthal FatBar handlebar review

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The Renthal FatBar was one of the first 780mm bars and it’s still bang on the money width–wise.

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The shape is good too; 7° backsweep and 5° upsweep means you don’t need to rotate it to a weird angle. With 10, 20, 30 and 38mm rises you should be able get your hand position spot on, even aboard a long-travel 29er.

Like other downhill focussed bars, the Fatbar has a positioning grid for easy control set-up and there’s a hard anodised finish to stop the controls scuffing the alloy.

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The Renthal Fatbar is certainly heavier than a standard trail bar, but it can take the knocks, and there’s still plenty of resilience to absorb trail chatter. If you’re after a bar for an all-mountain or DH bike, then look no further.


Weight:364 grams