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Old 04-02-07, 03:15 AM   #1
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I really want

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Old 04-02-07, 05:34 AM   #2
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mine are red.
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I've got black. If i had money i'd get mine chromed. But i think it costs a ****ton.

I'm going to look into it when i get my frame powdercoated.
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I want black Sunday! colors.
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Old 04-02-07, 03:42 PM   #5
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chroming metal makes it weaker. not sure how much weaker but it does.

they look sweet though
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Old 04-02-07, 03:59 PM   #6
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I bought a pair of chrome slams for $5. They are the best investment on my bike.
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Old 04-02-07, 04:11 PM   #7
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So how short can you cut those things? I wouldn't mind some taller bars, but I like them around 23 inches wide so I don't know if slams would be good. They're kind of expensive too... (Actually I guess the ones I saw were the XLT ones, I think they were 70 bucks at the shop)
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just flip your stem and add spacers. dont buy new bars.
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Old 04-02-07, 07:32 PM   #9
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It's upright already, and the steer tube is cut too far to add spacers. I also think I cut mine a little too short now that I've had a chance to ride with them a lot.
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So how short can you cut those things? I wouldn't mind some taller bars, but I like them around 23 inches wide so I don't know if slams would be good. They're kind of expensive too... (Actually I guess the ones I saw were the XLT ones, I think they were 70 bucks at the shop)
I would say you could cut Slams to about 24ish before you get to the bends and uncomfortabley short grips.
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So how short can you cut those things? I wouldn't mind some taller bars, but I like them around 23 inches wide so I don't know if slams would be good. They're kind of expensive too... (Actually I guess the ones I saw were the XLT ones, I think they were 70 bucks at the shop)
Get some Scerbos.
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Old 04-03-07, 06:05 AM   #12
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Get some Scerbos.
I would have to agree considering they can be cut a bit more then Slams but still have the high rise.

Plus they look tight and not many people have them. You'll be original!
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Scerbo's look awful, beringer's can be cut short but still maintain the 8" rise
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Scerbos look really cool... and even Edwin runs them not and he does hop truckdrivers with them, so something must be good there.
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Old 04-03-07, 12:23 PM   #15
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Yeah, the scerbo's do look different, I'm not sure if I like them or not.
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theyll grow on you if you buy them
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I've been thinking about getting some bigger bars, my wrists start to hurt about mid way through each ride.
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i ride a decent size bar idk if it bigger or not but it was a dirt trail bike so i think they a bit bigger and my wrist r usaly good after a good ride
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Right now it's a toss up between Odyssey Lumberjack bars, Shadows bars or s&m Slam XLT's.
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Lumberjack bars are a bit expensive.
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Look who you're talking to here.

Also, one of the shops here has some chrome Slam XLT's that I'm probably picking up this week if I have the disposable cash after I pick up my wheels and cogs tonight.
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I'd go with the XLT's.
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My slams are cut to 24.5 with stretched out odi longnecks. I hold them near the bend or even a little on the bend which is probably close to 23ish. It feels good to me.
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My le-tigre's are cut to around 24.5", I'll probably keep my XLT's uncut for a bit and see how they are.
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I have to measure mine... they really don't look as short as I thought they were.
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