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Old 02-03-07, 07:25 PM
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whats the purpose of barends?
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To save your bars from getting smashed up... to make your bars more comfy to grip if you put your hands on the ends of the grips.
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Keep dirt out of the bars, keep your grips from ripping and sliding off, keep the bars from scraping you.
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To keep your bars from impaling you.
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That too.
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Originally Posted by smittyben
also they make you fall when you use them on mountain bikes, theyll catch on everything they can
You are so ****ing dumb it's incredible.

If you fall because of barends on a mountianbike you have no purpose on a bike.
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But have you seen the size of some of them on mtb? I wouldn't be surprised
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So you can do barend grabs at the trails...
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Old 02-04-07, 11:02 AM
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He only posted once... And who exactly are you?
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Handlesbars take detailed core samples of your stomach, if they dont have barcaps.
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Originally Posted by eightdip
But have you seen the size of some of them on mtb? I wouldn't be surprised
I'm a sponsored DH rider, of course I know how big they are.

They give you more hand options on climbs.
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Well aren't you a fancy pants, who are you sponsered by?
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Maxxis, Cyclepath and Azonic.

Maxxis and Azonic are team sponsorships though, I get items well below cost.
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Wow, you serious? Do you race or freeride?
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That didn't answer my question.
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I? You're asking who I am? I am God, my friend.
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Everyone that frequents these forums know who I am, but you are a newbie to this section of the forums.
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I've been out with a broken leg which I shattered... I've been out for over 6 months and still am unable to walk.
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Yep. These are the bmx forums.
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Originally Posted by eightdip
Wow, you serious? Do you race or freeride?
I did freeride, to many close calls made me take up racing, then I started to BMX.

And Smittyben, I have nothing against you, just your stupid posts.
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also they make you fall when you use them on mountain bikes
Never said they were stupid, I said you were stupid.

They dont make you fall.


A bar end on a BMX is a plug to stop from getting a core sample of your gut when you fall, a bar end on a MTB is to gain hand positions when climbing.
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He's not a smart little lad.
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You give mis-information.

And you dont know very much.


Plus, what do you have to say about my analisis of barends? Am I still wrong?
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Originally Posted by smittyben
What about your sentance structure.
Am I asking a question or making a statement.
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Originally Posted by smittyben
What about your sentance structure.
It's still better then yours.
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