Speeco launch super-reach aero handlebar

Surprisingly, it doesn’t actually break any UCI rules—for now, at least

Dutch aero fabricator, Speeco, has released a unique looking handlebar called the ABB (Aero Breakaway Bar) which promises new levels of aerodynamic efficiency.

It was designed to make the popular “aero-hoods” position – where the forearm is held parallel to the floor with the elbow bent at 90 degrees – more bearable for long periods of time.

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Stefan Abram
Tech features editor

After winning the 2019 National Single-Speed Cross-Country Mountain Biking Championships and claiming the plushie unicorn (true story), Stefan swapped the flat-bars for drop-bars and has never looked back. 

Since then, he’s earnt his 2ⁿᵈ cat racing licence in his first season racing as a third, completed the South Downs Double in under 20 hours and Everested in under 12.

But his favourite rides are multiday bikepacking trips, with all the huge amount of cycling tech and long days spent exploring new roads and trails - as well as histories and cultures. Most recently, he’s spent two weeks riding from Budapest into the mountains of Slovakia

Height: 177cm

Weight: 67–69kg