Ritchey WCS Beacon Handlebar (Matte Black) (31.8mm) (42cm) (36° Flare)

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Ritchey WCS Beacon Handlebar (Matte Black) (31.8mm) (42cm)
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The Ritchey WCS Beacon Drop Handlebar is all about comfort. Designed with the most demanding rides in mind, whether it be long-distance touring or brutal gravel, this handlebar can make those long days in the saddle just a little more manageable. With a shallow drop, short reach, ergonomic top section, and gentle backsweep, your hands can be in the right place to ensure their comfort and optimize your entire riding position. The wide flare is perfect for bikepacking as it leaves lots of space for bar mounted packs. This handlebar will feel great anywhere you ride whether it is dirt, pavement, or gravel. 


  • Super wide 36 degree drop flare provides unmatched ergonomic comfort and stability
  • Allows an easy transition of the hands around the bar without upsetting bike handling
  • Short reach with shallow drop, ergonomic top section with 4.5 degree sweep
  • Ideal for adventure touring and bikepacking
  • Triple-butted 7050 alloy for additional weight savings
  • Compatible with Shimano Di2 junction box

Handlebar Type: Gravel/Adventure (Drop Bars)
Shape (Bend Style): Ergo
Stem Clamp: 31.8mm
Drop: 80mm
Reach: 65mm
Flare: 36° (Drop Flare), 6° (Flare Out)
Sweep: 4.5° (Back)
Brake Lever/Shifter Compatibility: Road (23.8mm Diameter At Mount Point)
Material: Aluminum
Color: Matte Black
Weight: 270g (42cm)

Looking to go wider? Check out the Ritchey WCS Beacon XL Handlebar.

This product was added to our catalog on August 21, 2020

Gary Bradshaw
Verified Owner
Saturday, Aug 13 2022 (about a year ago)
Ritchey WCS Beacon Handlebar (Matte Black) (31.8mm) (42cm)
Nice handlebars and reasonably light.
I really like the additional stability that comes with the flare and the shallow drop allows for a better position for braking also.
Very happy with the purchase.