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Location: Long Beach, CA USA

10/1/2013 2:14 PM

When it comes to bars, it's funny how maybe 7 years ago, 8 inch rise was considered TALL. Now that's the norm, if not kinda small. S&M makes perfect 10's and I've heard they're doing 11's. What size bars do you guys prefer? Would you rock 12 inch bars?

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10/1/2013 2:18 PM

zachkrejmas wrote:

When it comes to bars, it's funny how maybe 7 years ago, 8 inch rise was considered TALL. Now that's the norm, if not kinda small. S&M makes perfect 10's and I've heard they're doing 11's. What size bars do you guys prefer? Would you rock 12 inch bars?

I ride 8.75s

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10/1/2013 2:45 PM

I definitely think the cutoff should be 11, that should be more than enough height for even your tallest riders.
I like about a 9" rise. Right now with my benny bars, flipped stem, and spacers I'm probably close to a 10" rise.

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10/1/2013 2:51 PM

Totalnim runing 8.5 to 9ninch rise with 8 inch bars and im 6' 2"

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10/1/2013 3:10 PM

8.25 slammed frontload. Big bars look stupid.

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10/1/2013 4:37 PM

I have 8.125 x 29 on a TL
Its starting to kill my back. Gonna go up to 8.6 x 28.75




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10/1/2013 4:50 PM

right now I have the bennys with a redneck and about a quarter inch of spacers, they felt huge when I first got them but feel perfect now

I think rise should be cut off at 11" anything over that's just retarded

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10/1/2013 5:15 PM

10 or 11' should be more than enough. I was looking at the Solace bars cause i liked the geo but my friend offered to trade my a pair of perfect 10s for my old stock frame so fuck it, haha. they do seem really big though, even though im 6'2-6'3...i wanna downsize in the future

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HardBMX_Tim

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10/1/2013 5:25 PM

bmxfromma wrote:

10 or 11' should be more than enough. I was looking at the Solace bars cause i liked the geo but my friend offered to trade my a pair of perfect 10s for my old stock frame so fuck it, haha. they do seem really big though, even though im 6'2-6'3...i wanna downsize in the future

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10/1/2013 5:36 PM

8.65 fiction troops with a front loader!, feels amazing

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10/1/2013 5:49 PM

Anything bar height over 9" is too tall. from their a topload or front load depends how tall you are. im 5'10" and i have 8.85's on a small topload with some spacers. my buddy has 9's on a sexton stem with full stck of spacers and its too tall.

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10/1/2013 6:34 PM

9" bars are too tall. this is coming from someone who's 6'6.

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10/1/2013 7:05 PM

I'm about 5' 7" and rock 8" tall bars with a tall top load.

I see kids my height at the skatepark with tall top loads and perfect 10s and it makes absolutely no sense whatsoever.

I would say it mainly has to do with a combination of height and personal preference, but I know for a fact that some kids buy massive top loads and tall bars just because it's "in".

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10/1/2013 7:14 PM

i run 8.5 right now.. but am about to get 9s or 8.75

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10/1/2013 7:16 PM

I run Directors with 20mm of spacers, Sunday Freeze topload with 53mm rise, and to top it off, some Fit Mac bars with 8.75" rise. And I'm only 5'2" at the max..

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10/1/2013 7:16 PM

I see a lot of people comment on bar rise, and it will always come down to preference. 6'6" people who like small bars just prefer to be bent over while riding. 5'2" guys running elevenz like the look of the Harley riders with ape hangers.

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10/1/2013 8:03 PM

Odyssey Elementary with 8.5 bars. They stay stay Gucci.

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10/1/2013 8:07 PM

Chuck8273 wrote:

I see a lot of people comment on bar rise, and it will always come down to preference. 6'6" people who like small bars just prefer to be bent over while riding. 5'2" guys running elevenz like the look of the Harley riders with ape hangers.

you sayin I like to be bent over?

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bgs1237

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10/1/2013 8:19 PM

I'm 6' 2" and run 9" lumberjack xl's. If you're under 6' and run 10" rise bars you're a trend whore.

Im 15 years old, I suck at BMX, I live in Texas.


That's all.

FuckYoCult

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10/1/2013 8:26 PM

bgs1237 wrote:

I'm 6' 2" and run 9" lumberjack xl's. If you're under 6' and run 10" rise bars you're a trend whore.

Bitch I might be.

Put in work.
Put in work.
Put in work.
Flacko put 'em in the dirt.

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10/1/2013 8:28 PM

bgs1237 wrote:

I'm 6' 2" and run 9" lumberjack xl's. If you're under 6' and run 10" rise bars you're a trend whore.

FuckYoCult wrote:

Bitch I might be.

Hahaha

Im 15 years old, I suck at BMX, I live in Texas.


That's all.

ThugLifeBmxRiderz

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10/1/2013 11:34 PM
Edited Date/Time: 10/1/2013 11:36 PM

I run 8.75s with atop load and probs like 2 inches of spacers. I'm going to get a front load and try and take out as manny spacers as possible I might just get the tube cut so I only run one .5 inch spacer. I hate my high bars I think their about 11.5 rise... That's a lot like to much I hop 18 inches flat now and when I take off all the spacers and get a front load I'll probs be doing about 22 maybe 24 if I'm lucky
Edit: I'm 5'6 and right now I'm growing so in about a week I'll be 5'7 I know this because when I grow I have massive pains in my knees and back so these bars are to damn fucking high

Bang Bang bmx

ThugLifeBmxRiderz

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10/1/2013 11:37 PM

I run 8.75s with atop load and probs like 2 inches of spacers. I'm going to get a front load and try and take out as manny spacers as possible I might just get the tube cut so I only run one .5 inch spacer. I hate my high bars I think their about 11.5 rise... That's a lot like to much I hop 18 inches flat now and when I take off all the spacers and get a front load I'll probs be doing about 22 maybe 24 if I'm lucky

Bang Bang bmx

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10/2/2013 8:54 AM

8.75 on a small topload. and 4 spacers
Looking at getting 9.3 on the same topload and 3 spacers

Bruh

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10/2/2013 9:08 AM

To each his own guys... Let people rock what they want.. It's what makes BMX great is that we can do what we want

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10/2/2013 12:36 PM

8.75 and up is ridiculous unless your like 6 4

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10/2/2013 1:44 PM

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10/2/2013 2:18 PM

I won't go any higher than 8.25, I tried 8.5 and hated it.

But as with most things in bmx bar height is just personal preference.

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10/2/2013 2:21 PM

I cant ride anything under 8.75 it kills my back

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10/2/2013 3:40 PM

No ride TL with 8.5 rise bars 1 20mm spacer

I'm gonna need bigger bars

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