What handlebars?

6 replies to this topic
  • kmcbride

Posted January 15, 2001 - 02:48 PM


I am over six foot and have recently went to tall seat foam. Would like to know what bars work best for a tall person. I am trying to get away without buying new triple clamp. Any suggestions?

  • DaveJ

Posted January 15, 2001 - 03:25 PM



I'm 6-1 and my first set of Renthal bars were fine, but not great. I just choose a pair off the wall of the moto shop.

So I then switched over to the Renthal Jeremy McGrath bend, part number 96002, and now things feel much better. What a big difference a little difference can make!

Check out Renthal.com for all the bend specs and available bars. It's impressive how many they have.

And consider also your shoulder width, since it's not all about height.

Good luck!


  • mike_dean

Posted January 15, 2001 - 04:03 PM


I am 6'3", and use renthal replica bars, and I think they are Button replica bend high. they raised the bars about 1" over the stock 00 426 bars.

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  • 4banger

Posted January 15, 2001 - 10:34 PM


Jimmy button bars!!

If you can't get them, then cr high bars

  • DPW

Posted January 16, 2001 - 02:41 AM


Button Bars here also and BRP triple clamp to moves bars forward.

Dennis 6'2 '99 YZ400F

  • MrMXer

Posted January 16, 2001 - 08:21 AM


I like the Button bend bars, They seem to be taller and allow me to move around on the bike a bit more.. Just my 2 cents

  • Glen_T

Posted January 16, 2001 - 07:57 PM


At 6'0" I've got the Renthal McGrath bend and they work great on my 00426. Much better than stock!


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