2011 Shimano Pro Tharsis Components
Shimano Pro components gets updated with its Tharsis Trail due to be available in October. The Tharsis Trail line up is made up of carbon fiber stem, handlebar, seatpost and grips.
The Pro Tharsis Trail Stem features a reversible stem design and integrated gap-cap as well as spacer. It has a special front-clamp design that can withstand handlebar and bolt stress. It weighs 130 grams.
The Tharsis Trail Handlebar weighs 195 grams and features a T800-1000 uni-directional carbon with a reinforced titanium center. Size for the handlebar is 710mm / 20mm rise / 8 backsweep / 4 upsweep, 31.8mm diameter.
The Pro Tharsis Trail Seatpost comes with a 10mm offset. It has reinforced clamping zone and clamps for saddle rails (carbon or metal) and uses a high-tech T800 uni-directional carbon. The size for the seatpost is 27.2, 30.9 and 31,6 x 375mm. The seatpost weighs 175 grams.
Finally, the Pro Tharsis Trail Grips come in two colors, black and white. It has a lightweight anatomic tapered shape to give better gripping. It has an internal locking system with lock-ring and ti-bolts. It weighs 120 grams per set.