Renthal presents the lightests MX handlebar

The new Renthal FB36 handlebars
Working alongside our factory race teams we developed the concept to improve performance through weight reduction without compromising existing handlebar strength. Every time you accelerate, brake, corner, jump you work against the weight of the motorcycle. By reducing weight it improves the performance of your motorcycle in all of these areas resulting in faster lap times.

Renthal has employed its 50+ years of experience in handlebar design, testing and racing to develop the R-Works Fatbar36 the ultimate in lightweight motocross handlebars. Utilising Renthal’s 36Tech™ handlebar standard and proprietary ZariliumTM material to give a high strength handlebar at the lowest possible weight. The R-Works Fatbar®36 is 36% lighter than our standard 28mm diameter Fatbar®, previously the lightest motocross handlebar.

Lightest Motocross Handlebar
At Renthal we have always strived to produce the strongest, highest quality product we can. Our current handlebar range is at a strength level our factory level teams feels it needs to be but weight saving will always be high on their priority list. We made this our priority as well in developing Fatbar36.

36TECH™ – Advanced Technology
36TECH™ is a new handlebar standard developed by Renthal to push forward the boundaries of handlebar technology. The 36mm clamping diameter tapers down to a conventional 22mm control section at each end, using advanced wall geometry, maximising material efficiencies in wall thickness along the entire length of the handlebar to reduce weight.

New Material – 20% Stronger
Zarilium® is a new aluminium alloy exclusive to Renthal. This new alloy has 20% greater ultimate tensile strength, while maintaining the same elongation properties. This additional strength has allowed Renthal to achieve the maximum weight reduction possible whilst matching the best in class strength of the Renthal® 28mm diameter Fatbar®.

World Class Testing
Renthal is at the forefront of handlebar testing. The only handlebar manufacturer using data acquisition and equipped with it’s own in house test facility. This perfectly positions Renthal to maximise it’s 50+ years of handlebar design, development and championship winning race experience. The result is the best performing handlebars with unrivaled quality.

State-of-the-Art Manufacturing
As the globally leader in handlebar technology we pride ourselves, not only on our engineering abilities, but also our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. Taking raw Zarilium tube we put it through a host of operations to turn it into Fatbar36.

The R-Works® badge represents uncompromising performance. It means we have selected the ultimate materials and manufacturing processes at our disposal to bring you the very best performance product we can.

A fraction of a second. A few grams. A couple of millimeters. It all counts.

The new FB36 handlebars will be available within a few weeks.

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