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    Handlebar Option (Holzfeller vs. Syncros vs. Spank)

    So im looking to get a new set of bars for my STP, gonna be eventually coupled with a Thomson X4 50mm stem at some point.

    Need to be 31.8 and White with at least a 30mm rise (40mm preferred). So the options I am currently looking at are:

    1) Holzfeller 30mm or 50mm Bar
    2) Spank Lounge Bar
    3) Syncros AM Mountain Bar

    So of these options, which would be the lightest? Strongest? Best value?

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    Meh.
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    Holzfellers are a great value. They're pretty strong and a reasonable weight.

    If you're looking at 50mm rise... why not Diety? I really like the shape of those bars. And the customer service is outstanding.

    If you're riding street/dirt jumps, I don't really find a 31.8 clamp to be necessary. I tried it and actually went back to a 25.4 clamp after a few weeks. The 31.8 transferred too many vibrations and was too harsh.

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    Just to add another high-rise option...

    I run an NS Bikes Habenero bar on my STP SS. Mine's black but they come in white too.
    2.75" rise.

    http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...&category=3249

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    Gold it's the new Pink!
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    Deity bars have the best bend out there. Once you try a set you won't run another bar and yes their customer service is top notch.

    Stephen

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    ive got the holzfeller WC bars. nice low rise and comfy sweep. perfect width for me. i recommend them

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    Just to add to the confusion, throw in the Spank Spike 777 as well. I've been really enjoying these for the past few months. Slightly unusual bend I think, but they feel great. Run mine cut down to about 750 or so...30mm rise (also available in 50mm rise). They do them in white as well...
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    I've got the Deity 2014 on my STP and I've got Syncros bars of some sort on my DH bike, both have the nice 9 & 5 sweep. with 710 width which is perfect for me. The 2" rise seems good for the stp too whereas the Syncros I've got are lower and better for the DH bike.

    I am happy with what I've got, I did consider Holzefellers and Funn Fatboys, but the sweep on both those is slightly off and I mainly got the Deity's because I found them 2nd hand for a good price. Compared to Husselfelts I had I like how the thickness doesn't taper off too early on the Deity's like it does on the Hussies.

    Spank bars look great, but if weight is a matter they would weigh more than the rest?

    Too much to choose from hey!

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    Well I went with the Holzfeller 50mm White bars. For the dollar, you really cant beat the specs on them from what I found! Got them in the other day, might not have them on the bike for a while, until I move back from College. But they look great! Will have installed pics in a few weeks!

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