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    Wide bars

    What wide bars are you all running and what length stem?


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    all my bars are 785 wide. dh bike = 40mm, nicolai am 50mm, and tranny 70mm

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    Am - Easton monkeylite dh high rise 711mm 50mm stem
    Ion - Vintage Raceface Atlas Fr 1/2" rise 785mm

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    On the am 50mm stem and 740 syntace bars

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    780mm Renthals. Going to cut them down to 760 I think.

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    Raceface Atlas, cut down by an inch on each side, sorry no idea of the length/width. Stem is 70mm

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/21798242@N05/5271464761/" title="Nicolai Helius CC by Mugtree, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5048/5271464761_563b8a3317.jpg" width="374" height="500" alt="Nicolai Helius CC" /></a>

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    AM - Chromag Fubars 730mm, 50mm Renthal stem
    Blue Pig - RF Atlas 720mm, 50mm Truvativ stem

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    Quote Originally Posted by mario83
    AM - Chromag Fubars 730mm, 50mm Renthal stem
    Blue Pig - RF Atlas 720mm, 50mm Truvativ stem
    Ooh I have a blue pig too. Awesome bike. Same bar and stem setup as the cow

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    AM, PointOne Racing 50mm, Answer Pro Taper cut down to 760mm
    Evil Sovereign, Sunline 65mm, Chromag Fubar OSX 760mm

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    FR, thomson 50mm with my old session 711mm bars (soon to be swapped for Easton Havoc carbon 750mm, if i can ever find a pair!)

    Session, 45mm Funn direct mount, Renthal 780mm

    *Note: If you get Renthals be careful hanging a fullface lid on them as the colours coming off mine

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    Sunline V1's on my AFR

    Race Face Atlas Wide Bars on my S/C Heckler, soon to be collectors piece no doubt now Race Face have gone bust. Real shame that great company.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shakeyakey
    FR, thomson 50mm with my old session 711mm bars (soon to be swapped for Easton Havoc carbon 750mm, if i can ever find a pair!)

    Session, 45mm Funn direct mount, Renthal 780mm

    *Note: If you get Renthals be careful hanging a fullface lid on them as the colours coming off mine

    Try Merlin Cycles,they have the Havoc Carbon 750mm Dh bars

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    750 high rise x 50 on the Nukey (old skool)
    745 low x 60 on the AM
    685 x 70 on the XC
    685 x 120 on the SS...

    XC needs 710 I think.

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    711 Easton CNT DH + 50 thomson on the AM - Hits the trees through the nadgeries.
    711 Easton CNT DH + 70 RF Atlas on the Ti456 - Hits the trees through the nadgeries.
    711 Easton CNT DH + 70 Hope Meteor on the VF2 - Hits the trees through the nadgeries.

    Probably the ideal width for me.

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    Think i am going to try some low rise at 750mm .

    Liked the 711mm on the ION,but would like to try wider,Can always cut the 750mm ones down.

    Would like some wider ones on the AC,they feel narrow to me at 690mm

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chazf325
    Sunline V1's on my AFR

    Race Face Atlas Wide Bars on my S/C Heckler, soon to be collectors piece no doubt now Race Face have gone bust. Real shame that great company.
    **** I didn't know Race Face had gone bust I really love their stuff

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    Just fitted me 55mm Haven stem and 750mm Havoc Carbon Bar, will be out all day tomorrow to give it a good try out, prevously was running 70mm Stem and 660mm Bar (hang over coming from an xc HT)

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    Quote Originally Posted by wpuk
    Just fitted me 55mm Haven stem and 750mm Havoc Carbon Bar, will be out all day tomorrow to give it a good try out, prevously was running 70mm Stem and 660mm Bar (hang over coming from an xc HT)
    Have you a photo of the Havoc bar.Probably will have one of these.

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    Crappy iphone camera sorry

    http://img846.imageshack.us/i/img0201t.jpg/

    http://img19.imageshack.us/i/img0207fol.jpg/
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    one from their site

    Last edited by wpuk; 03-19-2011 at 03:06 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mugtree
    **** I didn't know Race Face had gone bust I really love their stuff
    even the bottom brackets???!!!

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    Thanks,They will look sweet on the FR.

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    Quote Originally Posted by norcosam
    Try Merlin Cycles,they have the Havoc Carbon 750mm Dh bars
    ahhh keep forgetting about merlin!! good call.

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    RF BB = I can't beleive its not butter.

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    The worst BB i ever brought was a Raceface signature DH,Costy just over £100 and lasted 4 weeks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mugtree
    **** I didn't know Race Face had gone bust I really love their stuff

    Yep!! Read this :

    http://www.pinkbike.com/news/Race-Fa...s-Release.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chazf325
    Read an article (....elsewhere on the net) that said he (Pollark) had borrowed against stock he didnt have, and then proceeded to pay himself $30k a month till the bank got suspicious and stepped in

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    image uploading

    Apart from looking a bit knobbly, the bars felt great, really did feel the difference in my balance,

    initial findings is that im steering less and turning more by leaning (which for some reason feels a lot more natural), given that im broad'sh, i should have been thinking of changing to wider bars sooner, was originally thinking that i would trim them down to 720mm after trying them out but i think ill give them a few more runs and probably decide to keep them as they are,

    even daft stuff like turning to look over my shoulder, before would have thrown me off kilter a little, now it all feels very fluid and safe
    Last edited by wpuk; 03-20-2011 at 11:33 AM.

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    wpuk.

    Havoc carbon bar ordered.

    Thanks for the info,will try mine at full length.

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    Just post one more picture, as its quite pretty and im as bout as artistic as a dead fish, just caught the sun funny on this one


    hosting images

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    wide bars have there downfalls too!

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