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Tom14911

Pro-taper Question

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Anybody have the woods high (or cr) or KX high bars? If so how tall are you? I'm looking for higher bars.

I'm tired of being hunched over when I stand up. I've already lowered the pegs and I think I have the Yz highs now. I can't remember I have CRS.

thanks Tom

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Thumper-Racing bar risers is an option.

Someone on here added longer bolts to there perches and jacked them up with the TOP of a set of perches.

Make a spacer for underneath your perches and use longer bolts.

Move your bars forwards. Some perch bases can be reverse to gain a 1/3 inch forward.

Tall seat : Guts Racing.

Pastrana bend were 'withheld' for sale a few months ago due to a manufacturing 'error'. You may want to check this is history.

One thing on PRO-Tapers compared to standard bars....they are STIFF. I am not sure I will stick with mine as I have had wrist ache from this the last few rides. They are brutal. Anyone who hangs on with a death grip will hate these bars. I dont have this death grip problem, never get arm pump but I am far from convinced of the comfort of this style of bar.

I did the pegs, new triples (further forward), perch spacer, tall seat, tall bar with less sweep than I had (Oshiro-some french brand of pro-taper). Its a different bike..far more comfortable.

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