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PostPosted: Sun May 15, 2011 7:20 pm 
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anyone tried these?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Blackspire-808-Su ... 3f07a070e5


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PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2011 2:34 am 
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Take a tape measure and stretch it out to 800mm.grip the ends [your hand takes up about 100-120mm.
That has to be the most uncomfortable width yet :?

Stupid wide :roll:


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PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2011 4:23 pm 
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my mate runs them
uncut...

he is around 5'8'' i think
silly
yes


they dont feel all that bad, but he is always moaning about bad bones/shoulder/back

then i laugh

he is a fad kid
i hate fad kids :evil:


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PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2011 4:33 pm 
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Interesting vid on the subject

http://www.pinkbike.com/video/192057/


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kaiser wrote:
Interesting vid on the subject

http://www.pinkbike.com/video/192057/


good video, he is slightly biased (or unbiased to narrow bars?)
but you can get the jist that the perfect bar for you is the length you have tailored to yourself


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i have begun bullying him about them now :lol:

he said he likes them
i said it makes him worse
he said he doesnt care :lol: :roll: :evil:


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PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2011 5:14 pm 
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I can understand it, I'm, the worlds worst, emperors new clothes an all that. Different = good :lol:


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