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Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by w00dy, May 9, 2012.

  1. w00dy

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    "Ultra super awesome best bar and stem combo in eternity great idea!"
     
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    BILL BRASKY.

    He could palm a medicine ball. Or a handlebar.
     
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    Folsom bars. Now where is my free set? ;)
     
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    I like the concept, by the way.
     
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  6. w00dy

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    Brother suggested Doublewide. I like it, but it's already been used in the bike industry.
     
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    Not sure if you're being sarcastic or spastic. Thanks?
     
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    PS - But its still cooler than anything I've ever machined...
     
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    also, you finally put a dual crown fork on that bike, eh?
     
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    looks cool. great to see the mini is still running. i want a 26" modern iteration.
     
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    Beg to differ, here's why:
    The bar/stem interface is about 7in wide instead of 2" which reduces the force on this junction, allowing the following things.
    -Thinner wall tubing on the bars.
    -Small, light stems that won't snap.
    -Increased stiffness without adding weight.
    Bars don't need aligning with the wheel.
    Bar height is adjustable without swapping spacers around. If you were so inclined you could even run it under the crown. (not that I think this is a particularly good idea)
     
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    Can you post a picture of the "spacers"? I'm struggling to understand how the bar height is adjustable (going higher).

    So what does it weigh?
     
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    Show a picture of the view from the cockpit. would like to see what it looks like clamped to the fork

    No name suggestions, however it is interestings
     
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    call it "The Mickey"

    :p
     
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    why would anyone want to name their handlebar with the same name nemesis project uses for their handlebar?
     
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    it appears that the bar clamps actually clamp to the stanchions instead of bolting to the top crown. just a guess from the limited visibility...
     
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    I'll get a shot from the cockpit tonight.
     
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