Handlebar Vibration

5 replies to this topic
  • Nick280

Posted June 12, 2016 - 08:38 AM




Does anybody know how to reduce handlebar vibration? I've never had white finger before but yesterday after 90 minutes of riding, I had 8 of them.


I read filling the bars with expanding foam works, I'm not sure about that one. Has anybody used bar end weights? The bike has standard Protaper bar setup.


Thanks for any help. 

  • ttreewalkerr

Posted June 12, 2016 - 09:37 AM


The foam spray in bars did reduce vibs a bit. Little messy but I'd do it again on next set of bars.

  • toten

Posted June 13, 2016 - 02:05 PM


Rubber mounts can help, although some move around a lot. I have RG3 triples on my WR and it's great vs my YZ (which I want something similar on).

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  • Krannie McKranface

Posted June 13, 2016 - 03:55 PM


Flex bars work the best

Fastway bar inserts are next

Expansion Foam with lead shot is next

Then Silicone

Then plain expansion foam........


....but more seat time is the only cure, and less weight on the bars and more on the pegs is the solution.

  • Nick280

Posted July 04, 2016 - 01:44 PM


I'd just like to add to this that fitting supermoto wheels to the bike has vastly reduced the white finger effect. I guess not having a full blown MX tyre on the front, on the road helps a lot. I would never have thought that the tyres would create so much vibration. I think I need to go with a more enduro tyre for my usage. 

  • Navaho6

Posted July 07, 2016 - 04:24 PM


I've tried a lot of things over the past 10 years and Vibranators have been the most effective by far.   Tried and tossed Flexxbars, Faast inserts, barsnake, rubber mounts, BB's etc.



Edited by Navaho6, July 07, 2016 - 04:26 PM.

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