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    Riser bar for GT Force 3.0

    Looking for a good quality riser bar for my GT Force 3.0......


    Any suggestions???
    2008 GT Force 3.0
    2010 Specialized Hard Rock

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    Also the front shock and wheels?? LOL
    2008 GT Force 3.0
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    I would suggest Easton carbon Haven and shortening the stem would also be a significant upgrade as well. I went with a Thompson Elite 70mm with 0 rise . I took some weight off and the bike handled alot better, much more responsive feeling on the front end. As for wheels I'm still looking to upgrade the stock wheels to the Easton carbon Havens or maybe the new trail Shimano Xt 2012 wheels. I have an 09 Force 2.0 that came with a Fox float R and It feels really solid so no upgrade their needed for me!!

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    I had a Forte carbon riser on my 2011 Force 2.0 and it was great, only cost about $80. I now run an Easton Haven on my 2011 Stumpy FSR and while it's probably a bit stronger, it weighs the same as the Forte bar and costs twice as much.

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    I would say either the Easton Havoc or Haven - really depends on how hard you think you will ride.

    Wheels - depends on your budget. But I would get a hand-laced set. My current preference is Hope's laced to Flow's.

    Fork - Fox/Rock Shox - depends on your travel requirements, finances, damping etc preferences.

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    Thanks for the replies. I always feel to far forward on the bike. So I'm sure the shorter stem and riser bar will help that.

    As far as front shocks go, I don't want to break the bank. And I still want to keep the same travel. 140mm I believe. Thinking Fox or Rockshock.......
    2008 GT Force 3.0
    2010 Specialized Hard Rock

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