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View Poll Results: Handle Bar Width
29" 11 20.75%
30" 26 49.06%
31" 12 22.64%
32" 4 7.55%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 53. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 07-09-2012, 01:47 AM
Edman Edman is offline
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 68
Default Handle Bar Width

So at what length do most of us run their bars?

or other and why?

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Old 07-09-2012, 04:02 AM
swazi_matt swazi_matt is offline
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Join Date: May 2010
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std width because i have never felt the need to go narrower (no forest riding)
2003 txt250 Pro
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Old 07-09-2012, 04:41 AM
GasTimppa GasTimppa is offline
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Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Southern Finland
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I use Renthal 999 handlebar. It is 805mm (31,7"). Fits to my riding style best. I tried original 997 (again) and switced it to 999 (again)
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Old 01-13-2014, 06:49 PM
Punk Punk is offline
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Location: Southern Sask.
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Default Bar Width

28" Flex Bars . Any wider and you couldn't get through some of the trees.
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Old 01-13-2014, 07:49 PM
Gas-gas52 Gas-gas52 is offline
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Posts: 7

28" is a good for eastern KY. Any wider and you will be tagging trees. After you ride with them for a while that's all you will have. Pro tapers woods low for me.
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Old 01-13-2014, 08:48 PM
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Coop Coop is offline
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Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Acme, Pa
Posts: 480

28.5" just to be different. Seriously you need your bars cut down in SW Pa just like others have mentioned. Some bars it's tough to fit everything on when cut down. I've used mini bars in the past because they often have longer flats for room for controls once cut down.
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Old 01-13-2014, 09:19 PM
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Location: Tacoma, Washington
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I voted 29" but mine are actually 28.5" Point and scoot through the trees.
All healed up, and ready to burn some fat.
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Old 01-14-2014, 06:37 AM
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Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Knoxville, TN
Posts: 612

30" here in east tn. I like the extra room on the bar for controls. With the twisted engineering bars, the guards dont add to width. So, 30" bars =30" width overall.
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Old 01-19-2014, 06:13 PM
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Location: Prescott, Arizona
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I voted 30 but I keep going wider over time. I have 31 on the latest bike.
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