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Reviewed 5/30/2022
by Hockinator
Competitive Racer
Kirkland, WA
Overall Rating
Great Wheels, but Heads Up, they are Hookless

These are really nice wheels. Incredibly light for having 28 spokes on each wheel. But Heads UP, they are hookless rims. That design is not specifically called out on the BTD product page or the Easton website. So far, I've not found it to be any big deal. I am running the wheels tubeless with Pirelli Cinturato Gravel H wheels in 40c for off-road and Schwalbe Pro One TLE in 32c for road riding. Both tires are super easy to mount on these rims and hold air very well (I use a Lezyne pressue over-drive pump).

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Reviewed 7/5/2021
by Urbana Biker
Cycling Enthusiast
Overall Rating
A solid stem

I purchased this stem in 110mm length to replace a 120mm stem from a different brand because I was starting to have some soreness on my shoulders during rides that are longer than 2 hours. Subjectively, the EA90 seemed stiffer & lighter that the old stem (probably because of the shorter length), but the integrated Garmin computer mount (which attaches to the faceplate) made my handlebar sleeker/less cluttered.

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Reviewed 1/22/2021
by Yeeticus
Cycling Enthusiast
Oakland, CA
Overall Rating
4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
Expensive PITA that does exactly what I wanted

Overall, it's an expensive handlebar. Great.

Pros: Better vibration damping than my old aluminium cheapo handlebar, which was surprising. Cable routing is nice. Clean aerofoil section is nice. It's clean, stiff, and light; what's not to like?

Cons: Installation was a PITA. Overall, the internal cable routing seems alright, but there were multiple sharp edges on the *inside* of this part that kept binding my cables. These internal edges scuffed the full length of my cables, which is annoying. The binding cables also made drop installation and fitting even after the cable installation a pain. If you're making your LBS deal with this bar, no sweat, but they'll probably tack on at least an extra hour of labor just on principle, if not two.

Installation tips: First, if you're doing this yourself, you _absolutely_ _must_ get one of those cable routing kits. Honestly I'm surprised I didn't break my routing bits at multiple points, with some of the geometry required (you gotta use a lot of force to turn some of the corners). Second, and I can't stress this enough.. install the larger cables first. When I did my install, the geometry was flat-out impossible to get the large cables back out if the small ones went in first. The smaller (4mm) cables are more flexible, and being smaller allow better geometry to boot.

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Reviewed 1/4/2021
by JLangford
Cycling Enthusiast
Eugene, OR
Overall Rating
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Needed more climbing gearing

I purchased a new Niner RLT9 that came stock with an Easton Cinch carbon crankset, and a 47/32 chainring. Most of my gravel rides have some really steep sections and I was finding that the 32 front 34 rear just wasn't enough. Thankfully Easton makes a range of chainrings so I purchased this 46/30 gravel chainring. This gave me just the extra oomph I needed. Very happy. I also swapped out the stock spindle with an Easton power meter spindle that I'll review in another post.

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