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    Riser bar positioning?

    Is there a right way or is it just what's comfortable?
    mine are set like this. Its comfy. Am I losing rise of the bars while its like this?

    There's something about those long grueling climbs that gets my front end all stiff... And I'm not talking about lockout...

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    Quote Originally Posted by kikoraa View Post
    Is there a right way or is it just what's comfortable?
    mine are set like this. Its comfy. Am I losing rise of the bars while its like this?

    I run my bars in a position that just *feels* right. I can feel a change in the way the bike steers especially if rotated too far forward. The bikes geometry coupled w/ the bar stem combo all adds to the *feel*.

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    It's a new, much wider, bar that I just installed with a new brakeset. Been tinkering with positioning. Riding it more like that I feel like its a touch too forward. Feels awkward and bends my wrists. Gonna reposition after a few beers!
    There's something about those long grueling climbs that gets my front end all stiff... And I'm not talking about lockout...

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    to me it looks like the bars should be rotated back towards you to have the rise upwards instead of going forwards. However, if it is comfortable to you, I see no reason to change.

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