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    Titec J-Bar

    I just picked this up today.

    Feels great - you get a tremendous amount of lateral leverage which should be great in technical sections.

    Only problem was trying to squeeze the XT brakes over the bar 'horns' - it took a lot of pounding with a mallet.

    Also, I'm not quite sure how far forward to angle them, but will experiment.

    More pictures and short description here: Cog Blog: Jeff Jones Titec J-Bar
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    Great bars. I've run some form of alt bars for the last few years, including both the Titec Jones bars. Great for SSing and riding rigid.
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    i know its an old thread, but i like to put mine at the same angle as the stem
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    Mine are positioned tilted slightly down, seems to work quite well. I may have to get myself a set of Jones Loop Bars aluminum if they are ever in stock.

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    Mine are angled slightly down, roughly the same angle as the stem, also. I would highly recommend wrapping your bar with cork bar tape. The tape is nice if you switch hand positions often...The H-bar is my favorite handlebar
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    Just got a set of old school Jones H-Bars - they look just like these. And I found that angeling them a little upward makes it easier for me to grab the brake levers. Well easier than buying a new set of paul loves with longer levers.

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