December 16, 2013 – Ogden, UT, USA – In celebration of his repeat world championship downhill victory, ENVE is paying tribute to Greg Minnaar’s amazing accomplishment with the release of a signature edition downhill handlebar known simply as the Minnaarbar.
The Minnaarbar is an 808mm wide, 245 gram (see comparable handlebar weights in our dedicated weights section), full-carbon downhill specific handlebar that is produced and manufactured in Ogden, Utah. The Minnaarbar is an exact replica of the handlebar Greg ran throughout the 2013 World Cup season.
“ENVE continues to push the envelope on what is possible with composites in downhill racing. When we have feedback, ENVE listens and answers by producing the product we need to have a competitive edge. My signature edition downhill bar offers my preferred width, great strength, and a ride quality that is second to none,” stated Minnaar.
ENVE has been a sponsorship and development partner of the Santa Cruz Syndicate Team since 2009. According to ENVE Marketing Manager Jake Pantone, “Our partnership with the Syndicate race team has been integral to the development of our growing line of gravity specific rims and components. Each downhill specific part we produce gets a stamp of approval from the Syndicate Team and further validates our testing so we can confidently offer our industry leading 5-Year Warranty and Lifetime Crash Replacement.”
The Minnaarbar is now shipping and will retail for $225.
Located in Ogden, Utah, ENVE Composites is a manufacturer of handmade carbon fiber bicycle rims and components. ENVE is a company made up of passionate cyclists that have created a unique brand and complete product offering based on a riding lifestyle. ENVE employees have designed and innovated some of the world’s most respected products in the bicycle as well as other outdoor industries. ENVE designs and manufactures 100% of their rims in the US.