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    New question here. Downhill Handlebars...

    Hey MTBR I was wondering what the DH community, is using for their handlebars?


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    Truvativ BooBar.

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    Im looking at Race Face Atlas or Chromag Fubars

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    Easton Havoc carbon bars

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    Dirty Deity Black Label.

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    Hussenfelt on one bike and six-pack racing menace on other

    Check em out http://www.sixpack-racing.com/en/par...bars/index.php

    These are the bars I ordered other day that's replacing my
    Hussenfelt http://www.spank-ind.com/index.php?a...ro&id=32&tid=1
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    This!
    http://www.dabombbike.com/bazooka800.html

    Not as bling as the Atlas, but hate the feeling of the back sweep on that bar.

    Cheap, low rise, minimal back sweep, WIDE (32" stock)...I've cut mine to 30".
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    Answer Protaper 780s have been chillin on my rig. thinkin about gettin some Deity bars

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    spank 777 spike bars low rise

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    Answer Protaper 780's, uncut.

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    Answer protaper as well cut to 760mm. Sweep/bend is 8*5 which feels really good to me.
    Bender to AZDog: I'm not the best person to give advice on not riding!

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    Spank 777. Feels great, not too much sweep.

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    all are pretty much the same and you can't go wrong....I have used azonic double walls for years but just switched to Sunlines
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    deity black label //g
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    Nuke Proof Warhead 800 Riser
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    Chromag Fubar OSX, uncut. Ran the Spank Spike 777 before that, they were cool as well. Personally I prefer the feel of the Chromags though.

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    Answer Pro Taper on both of my bikes.

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    I use a Funn Fatboy, custom graphic. So far so good. Never tryed anything else so can't compare it but from what riding i've done I'm happy with it.
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    Bar preferance is very tied personal taste. There is obviously science behind width and what it does for the ride, (as well as the rise) and the quote unquote industry norm for bend is 5x9, but you can find a few bars with a different bend.

    The fubars mentioned are one of the few that have 8 deg backsweep so they are 5x8, they are also a 25mm rise where most DH risers are 20mm. Thats what I use.
    I was previously on the Boobars, and I prefer the numbers on the Chromags.

    Again its largley taste. If you can somehow try different bars to suit your feel thats the best bet. Ive gone through probably 5 bars in the past 2 or 3 years.

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    Raceface Atlas FR

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeanH View Post
    spank 777 spike bars low rise
    Yep I'm using the same Spank Spike bars with 15mm rise combined with the drop stem. Way low, just how I like it!

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