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    605mm handlebars too narrow?

    Think 605 is too narrow on a 29er?

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    It's all personal prefernce and there are more factors that go into bike handeling than just handlebar bar width.

    I'm running 785mms on my trail bike and I absolutely love it. For how and where I ride it works great. On my previous mtb (now transportation bike) I ran 580mm bars and that seemed to be fine but now that bike has 685mm bars since the 580mm bars felt really twitchy after getting used to the 785s.

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    Support the handlebar manufacturers.

    605 is too narrow. 750 minimum. At least until they stop selling wide, and switch back to narrow for more sales.

    As others said, it is a personal preference.

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