Have you ever given buying a set of handlebars more thought than their price sticker and the name printed on the bars? As one of only three contact points with your bike, perhaps you should, and your hands and wrists will definitely appreciate it.
When carbon started to come to prominence many years ago, lots of people were worried about its strength. Over time these worries have proven to be dumbfounded, and every year brings new advancements in technology that further enhance strength and lower weight. That is why even our lightest carbon fiber frames come with a 2-year warranty, longer than many warranties on metal framed bicycles.