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Sunsanvil 06-02-14 06:05 AM

Handle bar reference marks
 
Just want a double check on something: the reference markings found on the front of most bars, they refer to the horizon for level, correct?

It other words, with the typical rise/sweep MTB bars, to get the max rise/sweep you want the ref marks to be level with the ground (NOT relative to the stem).

Caliper 06-19-14 08:16 PM

Maybe, but there are probably too many different manufacturers to generalize. If you want max rise just rotate the bars, watch the grip area and stop at its peak.


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