06 yz450f Stock Handle Bar Bend


5 replies to this topic
  • AlkalineOne

Posted February 27, 2007 - 06:47 PM

#1

im looking into getting a new pair of Bars because i have found myself hunched over when standing. i wanted to know the stock bend hight before i made my choise, but i cant find it anywhere. anyone have the numbers?

im about 6'0 btw...

  • ccie2be

Posted February 27, 2007 - 07:30 PM

#2

I think there 77mm. I opted for the Windam bend, there closer to 100mm and feel so much better. I'm 6'2"

  • Idaho_Stas

Posted February 27, 2007 - 09:48 PM

#3

Not sure of the stock height, but they were WAY too low for me (I'm also 6'). I went with a PT Windham bend and added an additional 10mm riser to those.

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  • grayracer513

Posted February 27, 2007 - 11:28 PM

#4

They are about 77mm. Slightly lower than the PT "YZ High", and ver little sweep. We put Windhams on my son's bike for him (6'3"). They're a little too tall for me, but not bad. I (5'10") would put the Henry/Reed bend on an '06 I rode most of the time.

  • swatdoc

Posted February 28, 2007 - 01:20 AM

#5

I run the Windham bend on my DRZ, and will also be ordering a set for my new YZ. I'm 6', and like the height of the bar and the fact they are swept back less than a lot of other bars

  • brotherdallas

Posted February 28, 2007 - 11:37 AM

#6

Stock bars are wayyy too low. Im 6ft and I love how the Windham bend opened up the cockpit. The higher bars made it soo much more comfortable to remain standing and aggresive.





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