Low vs high for handle bars for mx


No replies to this topic
  • Mtrain730

Posted June 08, 2014 - 05:55 AM

#1

Hey guys I'm running the pro taper windham Bend on 2012 yz450 I like them they did make it so I can slide farther up on the bike and they do feel great when standing the only down side I could see and tell me if my logic is wrong is that when really trying to corner hard is having a higher bar Bend hurting me. I know people's opinion go back and fourth on this and at the end of the day just do what makes you comfortable but I was thinking that you might get a better attack position heading into the corner being able to really lean over the front of the bars while seated instead of having your hands and arms more out in front of you. I know every thing is compromise but am I correct. I would think if there lower they would allow it to be easier for you to push down entering the corner. Hope this post makes sense. By the way I'm about five foot ten and I have the windhams rolled back slightly.

Edited by Mtrain730, June 08, 2014 - 06:04 AM.






Related Content

Reviews

Yamaha YZ450F 2017 by Chris.GVS


Yamaha YZ450F 2017
  • - - - - -
  • 0 reviews
Wiki
WR Camshaft Swap Info - last post by jamesm113

WR Camshaft Swap Info


Articles
  • 0 replies
Forums
Photo

100 hrs on 2014 yz450f, shim valves or replace them? by ttr230rider6


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Yamaha   YZ 400/426/450
  • Hot  79 replies
Forums
Photo

Megabomb Fitment by 288yz450


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Yamaha   YZ 400/426/450
  • 1 reply
Forums
Photo

James Stewart back on a YZ450F by YamaLink


Dirt Bike   Special Interest Forums   Pro Racing
  • Hot  47 replies
 
x

Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

If you enjoyed reading about "" here in the ThumperTalk archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join ThumperTalk today!

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.