Koski Engineering XC Riser Bars Handlebar

4/5 (2 Reviews)

Product Description

  • 2024-T6 butted Aluminum
  • Available in Polished Silver or Shot Blast Black
  • Length: 630mm, 24.8"
  • Weight: 240g.

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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:3
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by Crazy Bit#$ a Weekend Warrior from Upstate NY

    Date Reviewed: April 9, 2001

    Strengths:    -Decent sweep and rise
    -Nice width
    -Looks nice,but...

    Weaknesses:    -Too light(as in fragile...bent on a flight of stairs)
    -Some flex..

    Bottom Line:   
    Decent bars,I guess...but they bend.They're more suited to XC than the insane beatings I was subjecting them to.If you ride mildly technical XC,these are for you.For aggressive applications GET SOMETHIN' STRONGER!!

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    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Price Paid:    $25.00

    Purchased At:   The internet

    Similar Products Used:   Titec Hellbent,Azonic Doublewall,flat bars

    Bike Setup:   Surly 1x1

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Jason a Downhiller from Marin County, CA

    Date Reviewed: March 13, 2001

    Strengths:    Lighter weight, 27" wide, 7075-T6 riser bar, comfortable geometry.

    Weaknesses:    None

    Bottom Line:   
    The bars are GREAT! The 12° backsweep with the 5° upsweep allows for the perfect positioning with a 27" wide bar. They are very stiff, and are a good looking. Aside from the drivetrain and brakes, its an all California company bike. These bars are perfect for the "Freeride" type who has a longish travel bike that can be ridden uphill. They aren't as burley (heavy) as the Koski DH bars I have, but have the same geometry. If you are in need of a bar upgrade I would consider seriously these Koski XC Pro Gold Edition bars.

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    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Similar Products Used:   Answer, Azonic, Profile, Easton

    Bike Setup:   '01 Bullit, XT/XTR drivetrain, Hayes hydraulic brakes, WTB LaserDisc DH wheels, WTB Momentum headset, WTB MotoRaptor 2.4 DS tires, Koski Bar, Stem, and Saddle, '00 Marzocchi Mr.T

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