Conical aluminum pole with touring handle, shaped strap and large 97 racing basket.
Diameters: Handle 16 mm, basket 10 mm.
Lengths: 125 cm - 160 cm. 5 cm interval.
Recommended use: Groomed trails, classic, cruising.
SWIX ALUMINIUM TOURING PERFORMANCE POLE
When the percentage of glass fiber in a composite shaft reaches the 60% level, then the weight is so high that aluminum becomes a better alternative. Aluminum is stiffer, lighter and more durable compared to composite poles with a high share of glass fiber. Recommended alternatives are AluLite, AluStar and AluTeam, which feature hardened aluminum shafts. Although these shafts are much more reasonably priced, the added weight is a disadvantage in terms of pendulum properties.