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Carbon bars/whatever stem

May 9, 2015, 12:15 p.m.
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What're you runnin'? Width/rise/length/rise?

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May 9, 2015, 12:26 p.m.
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Joystick 35mm, full width. Im 60 tall.

May 9, 2015, 1:07 p.m.
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Joined: June 29, 2006

Syntace Vector High 35mm (35mm rise, but 31,8mm clamp) 780mm width, 8degree bend

6ft tall.

Seemed wide at first, but now I couldn´t run anything narrower. Weird.

May 9, 2015, 5:31 p.m.
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Easton Havoc 35 @ about 770 width

May 9, 2015, 5:59 p.m.
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Chromag BZA.. 800mm wide, 15mm rise. I'm 6'5", pretty close to 24" wide shoulders. Anything less than 800mm now feels wrong.

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May 9, 2015, 6:02 p.m.
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Joined: Feb. 28, 2014

Joystick 35mm

Me too! Mine is cut to 780mm and I'm 5'9"

farkin' awesome bar/stem combo, that Joystick stuff is.

May 9, 2015, 6:15 p.m.
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Joined: Dec. 19, 2010

Race Face Six. Full width. Jumped from a 711 Haven. Felt strange for about 2 min. Love it.

…still looks like a Trek:rolleyes:

May 9, 2015, 7:01 p.m.
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Easton Havoc 35 800mm. Thought I'd cut it down after a while but now love it.

May 9, 2015, 7:52 p.m.
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awaiting my RF carbon bars and 35mm stem finally hoping on the carbon bandwagon LOL

800mm wide 35mm rise , 35mm dia clamp Atlas 35mm long stem


May 9, 2015, 8:01 p.m.
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Renthal Fatbar Alloy 30mm rise w/Chromag Director
Easton Havoc DH Carbon 20mm rise 750mm soon to be replaced by Renthal Fatbar Carbon 20mm rise w/Chromag Ranger 50mm
Sunline V1 Alloy 19mm rise 737mm w/Gravity Lite stem 45mm

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May 11, 2015, 12:14 p.m.
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740mm/0 rise bar, 35mm length stem

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May 11, 2015, 1:21 p.m.
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RaceFace SixC 35mm bars at the full 800mm length
RaceFace Atlas 35mm/35mm stem

I am going to cut the bars down soon, I gave them 6 months but I still do not feel comfortable when things get tight and twisty. Going to cut down to 760 or 780. I never felt like this with my old Spank 777 bars…it's funny that such a small length much such a large difference to my brain.

May 11, 2015, 1:27 p.m.
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Joined: Nov. 19, 2002

Chromag Cutlass 730mm [HTML_REMOVED] Chromag Ranger 50mm….I'm not on the super wide bar bandwagon, my pinky fingers have appreciated slimming down again after a few years of uncut fubars, especially on tight old school trails, which I love.

May 11, 2015, 2 p.m.
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800mm Sixc 35 and Atlas 50mm stem on the Nomad.
800mm Sixc 35 and Atlas DM stem on the DH sled.
780mm Sixc and 70mm Ranger on the Steel HT.
725mm Next SL and Turbine 70mm on the 29'er.

May 11, 2015, 2:20 p.m.
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Joined: Feb. 16, 2010

760 mm wide joystick 31.8 analog carbon bar with 5° and 9° sweep. I find that the wide bars are great for trails that I'm going flat out fast and bermin' or carving. but i find that on steep, gnar rocks and root such as lower ladies or skull, etc. I feel too sprawled out making turns on steep bumpy rock bits.

I'm 5'8" riding a small Banshee Spitfire. I've run wider bars stacked at different heights on the stem and this seems ideal for me in terms of control and long-term riding fatigue. on 780's I found I got tired arms on long AM rides. i think it's mostly because of how i'm seated in the cockpit of my bike at 760 mm my forearms are parallel, anything more with my current setup my forearms flare out. Great for steering at high speeds, but I find I get less "power" or "leverage" at slow speeds with technical riding.

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