Nuke Proof Bar Handlebar

4.5/5 (8 Reviews)
MSRP : $50.00


Product Description

Nuke Proof Bar


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Reviews 1 - 8 (8 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by witty a Weekend Warrior from Tasmania

Date Reviewed: August 17, 2010

Strengths:    They're strong, round and wide.

Weaknesses:    Nil

Bottom Line:   
Bars are bars, never been into weight savings as a hobby so I don't even know if these things are light.

What I do know is they feel great !!! Lots of front wheel control and gave me a better riding position.

Love em :)

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $62.00

Purchased At:   Chain Reaction

Similar Products Used:   Funn Fatboy 710mm

Bike Setup:   Specialized Stumpy Elite 09 Mavic CrossMaxST, Joplin4, Widgit 30T front ring also running Nukeproof saddle and stem

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Mark a Cross-Country Rider from Stillwater,OK

Date Reviewed: October 24, 1999

Strengths:    
Well built although not quite as light as a number of other bars now available.


Bottom Line:   
This bar has proved to be extremely durable. I've owned it for 7 or 8 years and it has seen plenty of hard action in both Oklahoma and Michigan (in the winter).

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Duration Product Used:   
more than 3 years

Similar Products Used:   
stock bar that came with my 1990 Raleigh Peak.


Bike Setup:   
1990 Raleigh Peak
RockShox Mag 20

Overall Rating:4
Submitted by KJ a Weekend Warrior from Iowa City, IA

Date Reviewed: October 4, 1999

Strengths:    
Nukeproof bar = BOMBPROOF BAR


Weaknesses:    
A wee bit hefty


Bottom Line:   
This bar is truly bombproof. The only problems I had with mine was installing it into the Cattlehead, but some bike shop magic and a screw driver and a dead blow and wha lah instant bike cockpit from heaven. As far as durability is concearned I have clipped and slammed into trees with this bad dad and it is as straight as day one. Good work Nuke ... Now why did you guys discontinue these things again?

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Duration Product Used:   
more than 3 years

Bike Setup:   
95 Zaskar LE (GT)
Syncros Cattlehead
Manitou EFC

Overall Rating:4
Submitted by Erik a racer from Gainesville, FL

Date Reviewed: January 15, 1999

Bottom Line:   


I'm giving these a decent review based on the opinion of a friend who races expert class and used to work for the coompany. He bent his in a wreck and is unable to replace them as far as he knows... anyone know where I can get one of these??? Thanks.

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Ed Kang from weekend warrior

Date Reviewed: September 24, 1997

Bottom Line:   


Excellent bars! You get a CF ride with AL durability - these bars are
harder to break than most ultralight aluminum ones. I don't know where
these other fools got their information, but I've been riding mine for
two years now, and besides having a slightly larger OD than typical
bars, the ride has been incredible!

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Chris Smith a cross-country rider from Michigan

Date Reviewed: January 24, 1997

Bottom Line:   


I have run the same bar set for several years! These bars are indestructable and have been smashed, banged and downright disrespected without yielding. If the new bars are built the same, you won't be disappointed.

Overall Rating:3
Submitted by Mike Dotsey a cross-country rider from Bethlehem Pa

Date Reviewed: November 8, 1996

Bottom Line:   


These are pretty neat bars, if you are shallow (as I have been known to be). The hard truth is that they aren't as durable as one would expect. One little wreck and my $50 was gone. Poof! My time of carbon fiber glory was shortlived. Don't make the same mistake. You're probably better off with a ho-hum aluminum dime a dozen type bar.

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Michael Stendzis a cross-country rider from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Date Reviewed: August 5, 1996

Bottom Line:   


This is one of the coolest looking bars on the market! It looks like
a snake skin and glistens in the sun. It's extremely light due the
fact it has an aluminum core ( for strength) wraped with carbon
fiber. It is also very stiff. I've had alot of people ask me
about it so it is very trick. Get one!!!!!!!

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