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    Best non-carbon flat bar

    What aluminium bar do you recommend?

    Something light in weight.

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    I like the ritchey handlebars.

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    Easton Monkey Lite.

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    Isn't the monkey lite a CF bar?

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    The best aluminum bar is made from titanium

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    I drink your MILKSHAKE Raiyn's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by jkittlesen
    What aluminum bar do you recommend?

    Something light in weight.
    Why are you anti Carbon Fiber?
    If it's because you're a Clydesdale relax, you don't have to worry about Maxm bars They have an interior Aramid (read Kevlar) structural reinforcement grid. I come in at
    6'4" 250 and my MX-5 that I run on my trailbike and the MX-6 (both are risers) that I have on my commuter have been trouble-free. I used to think I'd snap any CF bar out there but with these I don't worry about it of course having a lifetime warranty takes a lot of worry out of the equation as well.
    Last edited by Raiyn; 06-03-04 at 11:02 PM.

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    NCAA - DUAL CHAMPIONS! a2psyklnut's Avatar
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    Flat bars? Hmmmm, don't really have a preference. I've always like Easton products I've got a set of carbon AND a set of their aluminum ones. Both are top quality.

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    I got a cheap and lite store-brand alum bar from Performance. I've had some knarly wrecks, and it hasn't bent yet:
    http://www.performancebike.com/shop/....cfm?SKU=18959

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    Crap! Disregard my last post, please!
    I forgot that I actually changed my mind at the last minute and got a low-end Richey somewhere... 'still happy with it!

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    err aluminum is different to titanium different metals...

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