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 Post subject: wide flat bar
PostPosted: Sat Apr 25, 2009 1:24 am 
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I've been running riser for a year now and been having numbness and pain in the hands and want to go back to flat bars. But I don't want to give up the control that comes with the width.

So I am looking for a 600mm flat bar that is relatively light. Does one exist.

Please help with suggestion.

D


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 25, 2009 2:22 am 
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Syntace Duraflite Carbon in 620mm width or KCNC.

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Salsa ProMoto Carbon - 660mm wide, 11 and 17 deg. bend

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you can get the new ax-lightness mtb bars upto 620mm

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FSA k-force and Specialized have flats in 600mm width. also quite ok in weight

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Ritchey WCS Carbon Low Rise? I've just swapped to some of those, far better than flats, look good still. The control is brilliant too.


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My Bontrager XXX-Lite Flat bar is 600mm, OCLV carbon.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2009 5:40 pm 
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The Syntace Duraflite carbon flat bar is fantastic. They have 9* sweep and are nice and wide a ~620mm and come in both 25.4 and 31.6.


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My Syntace Duraflite 630 * 31.8 mm bar weights 119gr. It is really great!


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KCNC flat bar is light, strong and its 600mm


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 Post subject: easton
PostPosted: Wed May 13, 2009 2:08 pm 
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easton monkeylight sl at 610, light too


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 Post subject: Re: wide flat bar
PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:15 am 
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Looking for a carbon flat bar 25.4 620mm. Any suggestion?
PS. I don't want to pay for MCFK or AX Lightness. :(


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 Post subject: Re: wide flat bar
PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:17 pm 
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Mt zoom
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 Post subject: Re: wide flat bar
PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:36 pm 
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+1 MT zoom 740mm wide and 175g...... sick light and you cut it to your preference, got one, holding great so far.


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 Post subject: Re: wide flat bar
PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2012 5:12 am 
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dlight wrote:
I've been running riser for a year now and been having numbness and pain in the hands and want to go back to flat bars. But I don't want to give up the control that comes with the width.

So I am looking for a 600mm flat bar that is relatively light. Does one exist.

Please help with suggestion.

D


just a commentary on the thread title and the original post--600mm no longer qualifies as a "wide" bar!

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