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Old 08-03-07, 04:30 PM   #1
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riser bars

it's getting really hard to find low priced/good quality risers anymore : (
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Old 08-03-07, 04:57 PM   #2
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So no one is importing the Nitto risers anymore?
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Old 08-03-07, 05:03 PM   #3
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Is it?
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Old 08-03-07, 05:05 PM   #4
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Jenson USA has the Profile FR risers on sale for $12. I just picked one up.
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Old 08-03-07, 05:19 PM   #5
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got to your lbs. ask if they have any take offs or bargin bins. that's how i got both of the bars i ride...

EDIT: they were both free this way.
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Old 08-03-07, 05:49 PM   #6
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got to your lbs. ask if they have any take offs or bargin bins. that's how i got both of the bars i ride...

EDIT: they were both free this way.

same here, i love free bars
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Old 08-03-07, 06:09 PM   #7
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step 1: find dumpstered toys 'r' us mountain bike
step 2: remove risers
step 3: chop
step 4: ????
step 5: PROFIT!!!
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Old 08-03-07, 06:11 PM   #8
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Jenson USA has the Profile FR risers on sale for $12. I just picked one up.
yeah, i got 2.
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Old 08-03-07, 10:18 PM   #9
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nycbikes.com has some pretty cheap
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Old 08-03-07, 10:46 PM   #10
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I got mine for like $15. I'm sick of risers... bullhorns/drops ftw.
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Old 08-04-07, 11:54 AM   #11
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i mean name brand stuff! not some crap off a $89. huffy mountain bike.
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Old 08-04-07, 12:01 PM   #12
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Old 08-04-07, 03:02 PM   #13
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i mean name brand stuff! not some crap off a $89. huffy mountain bike.
why do they have to be name brand? not being a dick, just wondering. by the time you cut them down, and put on grips, your logos will be close to being covered up. perfomance wise, my freebees have held up to months of hard abuse. just curious.
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Old 08-07-07, 02:55 PM   #14
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name brand assures quality, i'm assuming :/
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Old 08-07-07, 04:09 PM   #15
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Is there a label wh0re in your life who is influencing your purchasing decisions? A friend? Sibling? Parent?


.....is it you?
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Old 08-07-07, 05:44 PM   #16
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its just that when you get tired of your old gear, ppl relate to name brand stuff in ads , hence making it easier to unload.
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Old 08-07-07, 06:49 PM   #17
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Half of 'name brand' stuff like bars and brakes are just rebaged OEM stuff anyway. If you're gonna worry about name brand, risers should be the last thing you worry about.
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Half of 'name brand' stuff like bars and brakes are just rebaged OEM stuff anyway. If you're gonna worry about name brand, risers should be the last thing you worry about.
Its true really.
I have a set of Nitto risers and they flex quite a bit.
Theyre gold anodized though so thats all that matters.
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Old 08-07-07, 07:55 PM   #19
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deathhare, are you femme?

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Old 08-07-07, 08:07 PM   #21
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its just that when you get tired of your old gear, ppl relate to name brand stuff in ads , hence making it easier to unload.
You're actually worried that cheap-o $10 riser bars won't retain their resale value, yet the depreciation on name-brand bars would almost certainly be greater than $10.
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Old 08-07-07, 09:24 PM   #22
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easton EA30 - 29.99 bargain.
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Old 08-08-07, 05:51 PM   #23
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not worried! i can afford to chuck stuff in the river if don't sell : )
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Old 08-10-07, 12:56 AM   #24
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Wald to the rescue. I love these bars. Cheap, dumb chrome steel. Not much rise, but a nice bend. Not terribly wide, either.

But then again, I have cut up some cheap Huffy bars for use, too. I'm no snob. If it works, it works.
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Old 08-10-07, 11:46 AM   #25
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easton EA30 - 29.99 bargain.
oh tell me where plz..
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