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Handlebars

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No, all handlebars are 7/8" at the grips. According to Pro Taper,

How is it different from our Contour handlebar?

The Contour model is a special blend of alloy processed into 5mm wall thickness tubing. The EVO model utilizes a computer profiled 4mm wall design, thus making the EVO handlebar lighter and giving it a more sensitive feel. In addition the EVO also is made of a unique blend of premium alloy that has proven results. EVO also incorporates the use of a unique coating inside the tubing to resist corrosion ultimately extending the life of the bar.

Just more advanced construction.

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"Rumour" has it that (evo's) are stronger....but I can't say for sure. I definately like my Contour 's though, compared to the stock version, and the Pro-Taper SE model.

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I had the contours on my yz250. And now i run the evo on my yz450. And its hard for to tell a difference but i know they are stronger. I run the Henry/Reed Bend because they are a little taller and a little more forward than stock. But anyways the evo is supposed to be a more exact bend every bar. The contour i guess was a little off on some of them and the evo is supposed to be the same on every bar while being stronger and better metal.

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I have not had good luck with the Contours, they seem to bend very easily. I wanted the Easton Pro Tapers, but the store only had the others.( I know, try to keep it two wheels.)

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