Bent handlebars


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  • abby

Posted August 03, 2007 - 04:36 AM

#1

I lost a battle with a birch tree and bent my stock bars (XR650R). I have DirtBikePro risers and Cycra pro-bends, and had the thing set up the way I wanted, so I am looking for replacement bars that are pretty close to the height and pullback of the stock bars.

Any idea which aftermarket bars are pretty much a drop in replacement for the stock bars?

I'm still researching, but I thought someone might know.

  • Hondapimp

Posted November 01, 2010 - 02:19 PM

#2

Im in a similar predicament.

  • bigkuri

Posted November 01, 2010 - 02:37 PM

#3

How bad are they? You can always bend them back? as long as no cracks in the metal...

  • akarob

Posted November 01, 2010 - 06:11 PM

#4

Moose has a nice line of 7/8 steel bars for cheap.

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  • scalejockey

Posted November 02, 2010 - 04:18 AM

#5

If i recall the 'high bend CR' renthal is the same. Don't let the "high bend" name fool ya..There not that high.

  • Memnok

Posted November 02, 2010 - 08:21 AM

#6

I have a set of stock bars in the closet. Used by an old lady to drive to church on Sundays. :smirk: PM if you are interested and we can arrange a transaction. :excuseme:

  • eastreich

Posted November 02, 2010 - 01:46 PM

#7

You are pretty much hosed on trying to find a replica bend for the XR bars. Way more sweep (pullback) than a normal bar. The CR High bend bars are much flatter than a stock XR bend. Which honestly is probably not a bad thing for many people, but since you liked the stock bend that is probably not what you really want. I threw the stock bars on my 650 away as soon as I took my first one home in the spring of 2000.

Your best bet may be to use an ATV low bend if you want to find something with a similar pullback to the stock XR bars. Some places may still make a steel bar with an XR style bend, but I really am not sure. I wood look for something that says "Woods" bend (as in the terrain, not Nathan) and also check the mfg. specs for the bar with the most pullback.

Good luck!

  • Denn10

Posted November 05, 2010 - 10:36 PM

#8

i have 2 pair of Renthals in garage ill donate if someone donates the shipping??? dont know the bends but can look, email me at dennis_wagoner@hotmail.com





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