Compact bars are all the rage these days and for good reason. The Ritchey Design Comp Curve road handlebar is nice and compact with short reach, shallow drop and smooth curves to make them more comfortable and practical for most riders who lack yoga-master flexibility.
Short reach, shallow drop with a smooth, double-radius drop section make them super comfortable over long distances
Center section is aero bar compatible for those of you dabbling in time trials
No-slip grit at stem and brake lever mounting surfaces