Chris Hughes wrote:
Always loved these. Stunning looking bike.
Unfortunately/Stupidly, I've just sold this on ebay to fund the purchase of something else.
Andy R wrote:
The bars are probably too wide though
More "sage advice" (ie over-opinionated comments) - unless you really need
the bars to be narrower (to get between trees when you can't use the old enduro trick of unweighting the front and flicking the wheel sideways
, which is difficult going steeply downhill) then leave them wide (660mm plus is good).
Wide bars are a huge advantage when you're fighting your way up the last 20 metres of a stiff climb.
What gearing are you using BTW - looks like it's a high-ish 32:16?
The bars only really feel too wide when I'm struggling to get it out of the house
Just measured them, and they're 650mm.
Yeah, the gearing is 32:16.
As mentioned above, I've sold this, it leaves my possession on Sunday.
I'll have to take it on a final ride on Saturday to say goodbye