Bars - 700-710 ish

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chrisw333
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Bars - 700-710 ish

Postby chrisw333 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 16:53 pm

Thinking of some slightly wider bars. Mid rise prob 700-710mm ish. Don't particularly want to cut them down if I can avoid it and don't want to go up to 750mm

Lightish if possible - for general xc & trail center stuff. I'm a heavyish rider though - prob 16 stone fully kitted (I've got a heavy rucksack - honest!)

Easton Haven seem the obvious choice, but they seem pretty hardcore and I wondered if there was something a bit lighter (and maybe cheaper) that may be suitable? Or as a bit of a fat knacker are the Havens the wisest choice?

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Re: Bars - 700-710 ish

Postby supersonic » Thu Dec 20, 2012 16:57 pm

Similar to the haven, but cheaper:

http://www.carboncycles.cc/?s=0&t=2&c=69&p=632&

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Re: Bars - 700-710 ish

Postby mcnultycop » Thu Dec 20, 2012 17:00 pm

I have those. They are lighter than the ones I originally had on, put my hands in the right place and the other bits bolt on to them. They are spot on.

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Re: Bars - 700-710 ish

Postby lawman » Thu Dec 20, 2012 17:07 pm

Haven's are hardly hardcore and actually are 5g lighter claimed than those sonic linked. Personally I swear by easton stuff, great product and extremely well made.

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Re: Bars - 700-710 ish

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Re: Bars - 700-710 ish

Postby EdW » Fri Dec 21, 2012 09:21 am

Spank Oozy Ltd, 700mm, 208g & only £32 in the sale. They have 6deg back sweep & 4deg up sweep which I find really comfortable.

http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Models.aspx?ModelID=65136

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Re: Bars - 700-710 ish

Postby LJ. » Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:18 pm

£25 mid rise goood price Funn Fatboy http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Mode ... elID=15829

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Re: Bars - 700-710 ish

Postby chrisw333 » Sat Dec 22, 2012 22:27 pm

Thanks for the advice folks, will check them all out


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