The Salsa Woodchipper is Salsa's signature drop bar for off road riding, offering a unique shaped designed for off-road comfort. Bending along three planes, the Woodchipper Carbon handlebar creates an extra-wide lower with a shallow drop. While it may initially look like a standard road bar, upon closer inspection the 24Âº flare in the drops is what sets it apart, boosting leverage, stability, and control dramatically.
- Carbon fiber construction.
- Drop: 116mm.
- Reach: 68mm.
- Flare angle: 24Âº.
- Drop angle: 12Âº.Clamp diameter: 31.8mm.
- Width: 140mm.
- Claimed weight: 229 grams (44cm).
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Immediately after replacing the standard road bars on my gravel bike I noticed much more stability while blasting down gnarly, choppy terrain in the wide drops. Also, I immediately noticed less vibration from the carbon bars. With this purchase I also increased from 42 to 44 mm with. Together, although it may just be perception, I believe Im riding faster with these bars. Regardless gravel is even more fun now. On the flipside, sometimes I wonder if the outward drop angle of Woodchipper is too extremewide. Maybe the Cowchippers are wide enough. Either way, Salsa carbon chippers are the way to go.
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