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    Are wider bars better for SS bike?

    Somebody told me that and was curious about it. I just got wider bars but not just for the width, mainly to gain some height. I went form a flat bar to 2" riser bars.

    So what do you all think? Heard they were better for leverage but sucked in really tight areas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbcyclist
    Somebody told me that and was curious about it. I just got wider bars but not just for the width, mainly to gain some height. I went form a flat bar to 2" riser bars.

    So what do you all think? Heard they were better for leverage but sucked in really tight areas.
    I like wider bars better for climbing.
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    Wider than what?

    I like wide bars on my SS. I run Salsa Pro Moto flat bars (26" wide). But I also run the same bars on my FS gearie. I can't see any reason to go narrower on a bike with gears than on a singlespeed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbcyclist
    Somebody told me that and was curious about it. I just got wider bars but not just for the width, mainly to gain some height. I went form a flat bar to 2" riser bars.

    So what do you all think? Heard they were better for leverage but sucked in really tight areas.
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