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    DH handlebar height

    I was wondering what you guys run your bars at, I noticed my bars are pretty low compared to my seat!

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    Maybe your seat is high?

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    Compare bar height to the ground and BB height, not seat height. Take rider height and steepness of trails into consideration when comparing bar height to other bikes.
    Keep the Country country.

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    Sounds like your arms are too short, or your seat is too high.
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    Ok, that's a lot better way to describe it, I figure I've got the post set down and I'm crouching on the pedals anyways. I haven't gone OTB yet so I think i'm good then?

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    you havnt gone down a steep hill then. i do run a high seat cause when i get into some steep areas i use it to rest my chest on. that way i can keep my nuts from gettin caught up in the tire. and i also have 50mm risers with a 30mm stack. i like taller bars too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tulok View Post
    Ok, that's a lot better way to describe it, I figure I've got the post set down and I'm crouching on the pedals anyways. I haven't gone OTB yet so I think i'm good then?
    Well you first need to find out what part of the forums your posting in wanker , as an XC AM and DH bike are DIFFERENT .... Just sayin

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    Post a pic of your bike.

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    I have got a lot of different bikes, I don't have a real DH rig yet though, I'm just trying to figure out why each bike is setup the way it is so I can make my bike how I want it.

    I wasn't thinking about seat height but I suppose on a DH rig your seat is a lot lower to get it out of the way.

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    ride what you feel is the best comfort and feel for you
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