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06-22-21, 11:05 AM
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Posted By PeteHski

The mtb geometry trends seem to be driven these...

The mtb geometry trends seem to be driven these days largely by enduro racing and bike parks. So now even an average trail bike looks like a full on DH rig from less than a decade ago. Ever longer,...
06-22-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,526
Posted By PeteHski

Yeah, this was my point about wider mtb bars...

Yeah, this was my point about wider mtb bars having shorter stems. Otherwise the effect of a wide bar plus a long stem makes the steering ridiculously light and slow. Your alternative here is to...
06-22-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,526
Posted By PeteHski

It's only laughable if you think of leverage as...

It's only laughable if you think of leverage as some sort of limitation. I don't remember saying anything about not being able to exert enough force to move the bars. The steering simply feels...
06-22-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,526
Posted By PeteHski

Wider bars do have more leverage, but they...

Wider bars do have more leverage, but they require more hand displacement to turn. So as your bars get wider the steering feels lighter and less sensitive to small hand movements. The narrower the...
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