Fred Bar

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Mount aero-bars to your mountain bike without compromising the height of your existing handle bar.

SKU

SFRED

Price

$239.90incl GST

or 6 weekly payments of $39.98incl GST with

Availability

In stock

Quantity

Ready to ride far but can't get comfortable on your mountain bars? Want to maintain control over your bike with wider bars in technical sections but still be able to have an alternate aero position for longer gravel and tarmac stretches and not change the geometry of your bike's cockpit?

Used by elite and amateur bikepackers, racers and endurance athletes the world over, the Fred Bar is designed to relieve pressure on the most stressed parts of a rider's back and core and allow for an alternate position on the bike without compromising overall bike fit.

Need to know how it performs in the real world?  Well, we're pretty certain that at this point it's the most common piece of kit to traverse the Tour Divide and has been part of multiple winner's setup, so we must be onto something, right?

  • 6061 Aluminum clamp and bar
  • Heat treated to a tensile strength of more than 42,000psi.
  • CNC Clamp
  • New super durable Cerakote ceramic finish in Gray/Black
  • 133 grams
  • Bar width is 17cm, 31.8mm clamp diameter
  • Requires 15mm of steerer to clamp down

 

Bikepacker Magazine Fred Bar Review - Click here to read

"These things are perfect for anyone taking on a route that has plenty of forest roads such as the Tour Divide"


Made in Colorado since 2014

The Fred Bar has been hand crafted in small batches since 2014. It's sourced from aircraft grade 6061 aluminum. The Fred Bar is welded together and heat treated for extra strength. Last, it's finished with high grade cerakote. The Fred Bar is built for the backcountry.

 


How to install the Fred Bar

Step 1
Remove stem cap

Step 2
Remove bike stem (if needed)



Step 3
Remove spacers (if needed)

Step 4
Fit The Fred Bar around steerer tube

 

Step 5
Re-install stem cap

Step 6
Install aero bars to The Fred Bar


Will the Fred Bar fit on my bike?

The Fred Bar needs 15mm of vertical rise on the steerer tube to fit based on the height of The Fred Bar’s clamp. If you cut your steerer tube shorter than that, sorry! It won’t fit.

The Fred Bar is designed to fit around a steerer tube of 1.125 inches (1 and ⅛ of an inch) diameter. This is the standard steerer tube diameter size. Most bikes have a steerer tube with this diameter.

If your bike meets these requirements, The Fred Bar almost always fits. If you buy The Fred Bar and it doesn’t fit, send it back in as new condition for a full refund.
 

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