The Groove Bar’s carbon composite build delivers unparalleled strength while setting the new standard in lightweight bars. Ergonomically shaped for comfort, the under bar U channel houses the trim line and is easily flushed of all debris, ensuring smooth and reliable trim adjustment every time. Plush moulded EVA grip with integrated bar floats deliver float, superior grip, and tangle free back lines. An added benefit of the plush EVA grip and Carbon Polymer bar is warmer on the hands than Aluminium tube bars for cold weather riding and the entire bar is built to float! Retracting bar end bungees keep your flying lines snug and secure during storage.
Fine tune your kite’s trim using one easily reached and adjusted control knob. Twist in small quarter turn increments to add power, bump or nudge to depower. This intuitive, easy to use system is ideal for any size rider and ensures you have ‘hands on’ control when depowering the kite.
At the heart of the system is the new ergonomically designed U shaped bar. This unique, lightweight design ensures rapid flushing of all sand and debris while offering easy inspection and access to all moving parts for in-the-field repairs.
Our adjustable sliding stopper ball needs no special tools or set screws to hold in place and can be adjusted while on the water or riding. Stick Shift bar end trim adjustment means no front line swivels, no rings, no cleats, no flopping trim line that’s forever out of reach. It also means the front lines are clear for a safe and secure front line re-ride every time.
The new Stick Shift control bar featuring R3’s bar end trim adjustment: Lose the strap!