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    Big Dummy Handle Bar?

    I have the Nitto B-352 handle bar on my BD and for some reason I can not get it to what I want it is still to close to me.I went from a 75mm stem then to a 90mm and now to a 110mm stem.Has anyone use a 120mm or a 130mm stem on there BD or should I just get a Titec H bar and forget it.I know a Titec H bar and a 90mm stem would work out great but I wanted to use bar end shifters on my BD. Looks like I will be out a little more money lol.All of the stems has been 125 Degree think I need a 6 or 7 +/- stem the 125 degree is just to high.Any ideas on this or input let me know thanks.

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    I am currently using the Titec H bar, i really like the way it fills and the hand positions makes bike handling pretty good. Before i purchased this bar i was looking at purchasing the WTB Mountain drop bar but not wanting to use bar end shifters i decided against it - but that may give you some options to play with.


    Only downside i have with the H bar and my current shifters is i am limited to specific locations i can place them(I wish they had hinged brackets then i'd have more locations)

    jw

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    I'm using a Jones loop bar. Plenty of room for trigger shifters, brakes and hand positions. You could also mount bar ends using Paul Thumbies to either the H or the Loop bar.

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    I got it going with a 25.4 x 130mm /17 Degree stem.But now I am thinking about putting on one of nitto 177 drop bars 44cm.But for now I am going to see how this rides for a while.I like the look of my B-352 bars.But it could look just as good with the nitto 177 drop bars as well that bar would take a 26.0 x 65mm/125 degree stem to get it to work.I have this same setup on my LHT it works great.Only time will let me tell.But thanks for the help anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sfuller View Post
    I'm using a Jones loop bar. Plenty of room for trigger shifters, brakes and hand positions. You could also mount bar ends using Paul Thumbies to either the H or the Loop bar.
    Ditto. Love the Loop Bar...enough that I got one for my Muk as well. Great bars.

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    Surly Open Bar on my Big Dummy:



    Use as 40mm rise or drop, not as much pullback as Nitto B352aa bars, can use a shorter stem.
    Phil
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    Quote Originally Posted by lawfarm View Post
    Ditto. Love the Loop Bar...enough that I got one for my Muk as well. Great bars.
    I'm running the stock bars on my Muk right now, with a set of the Ergon Gripshift compatbile grips. I've been OK with them so far. I wouldn't mind trying either an alt bar (H or Loop) or something with a bit more sweep just to see how it feels.

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    I'm running a Jones Loop Bar on an adjustable stem. Love it. So many positions on the Loop Bar.

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    I gave up on my Nitto B-352 handle bar I now have on order a Surly 1x1 Torsion bar and a set of velo-Orange Thumb Shifter Mounts I have a lot of stem now days lol I got to get my BD going it is calling me to ride.

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    I use a Titec H bar on my Dummy, and a Jones Loop bar on my Pugs.

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    Well my velo-Orange Thumb Shifter Mounts came in today. Now all I need is my Surly 1x1 torsion bar and I will be all setup and ready to ride.

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    As most know by now I have my Big Dummy ready and it does ride great too it just takes to long to build
    these BD but it was fun would I do it again YES...
    Thanks for all the input on my build.

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