What do different bar positions do?

3 replies to this topic
  • colerlone

Posted April 17, 2016 - 03:55 PM


I moved from an 08 yz450f to a 13 a couple weeks ago, and my new one has ktm bend mika bars. I like the feel, i think i need to roll them back a bit. But what will putting my bars in the forward mounting holes do? I figured it would be better for hill climbs, and with the more leverage but longer distance for movement, it would make it feel more stable. Any thoughts? Before i put them stem in the front holes, the bike did feel cramped especially on hill climbs

  • stevethe

Posted April 17, 2016 - 06:17 PM


It moves you in a more foward position. The best part of moving everything around is you can always move them back or to where you like them best.

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  • grayracer513

Posted April 18, 2016 - 06:24 AM


Moving the bars forward also allows you to ride in a standing position in a more upright, balanced position, rather than hanging back off of the bars in order to get some room in front of you.

  • Wiz636

Posted April 19, 2016 - 08:04 PM


^ What Gray said.

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