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Old 03-04-14, 09:49 PM   #1
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What is it that you look for...

In a handlebar.

Is it weight?
Is it in the upsweep/rise/backsweep?
Is it in the width?
Or a mix in all three?


For me, my biggest factors is with the rise and width of the bars. 2" rise and 720mm wide, any lower and wider and I can feel discomfort in my shoulders.
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Old 03-04-14, 10:26 PM   #2
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Shape, absolutely. Most bars come long so you can trim them, and I can adjust height via. stem. They gotta have just the right amount of sweep back...
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Width, rise and sweep. Weight is last. Usually weight and price are in relation to one another, lol.
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Old 03-05-14, 12:29 AM   #4
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Rise and width and then weight which is the least important.
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Old 03-05-14, 12:38 AM   #5
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Backsweep/upsweep, then width and rise. Weight is non-factor when you're talking a few ounces. Renthal, fortunately, covers it all and includes bling quotient.

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