Truvativ Boo Riser Handlebar

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DESCRIPTION

World Cup downhill courses never get easier.They get harder. Bigger drops, nastier rocks, more verticalTerrain. Always looking for an edge, pros asked for a barThat’s stiff, precise and super-wide—and still pretty light.The BooBar, made withTough 7050 alloy and available in widths of 740mm or 780mm, isThe answer. With a race-proven shape including a 7-degree back-sweep and 5-degree up-sweep, and weighing as little as 270 grams,The BooBar givesThe pros—and you—the confidenceTo pushThe envel

USER REVIEWS

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[Jun 10, 2013]
dj1809
All Mountain Rider

OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
5
Strength:

Length, weight.

Weakness:

None so far.

I actually got this as a hand-me-down from a fellow rider who decided to go back to a shorter length bar. I have the 780mm length but it was probably cut down to about 710mm by the previous rider. Unlike some of the other reviewers, despite the bar being cut, I had no problems getting my shifter and brake levers on with some Lizard Skins Bearclaw grips.

In addition to the longer bar (my previous was 685mm), I flipped my Stylo T20 (75mm) stem. The combination of the longer bar and the negative rise put me in a fairly comfortable position for the most part, but I think I'll change my stem out for something shorter.

Handling has improved with less twitchiness and more stability, particularly on descents. I also like the added leverage on climbs. I'd like to put a few more rides in before passing judgment, but I may opt to go even longer.

[Apr 28, 2011]
mashimaro
Downhiller

OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
4
Strength:

Wide, strong enough for downhill riding.

Weakness:

Can't cut it down because the taper from 31.8 mm to 25.4 mm extends very far out. If oyu do, you won't have enough space to fit your brakes, shifters and grips.

Strong, wide, but you can't cut it down to make it narrower.

Similar Products Used:

Syncros, Easton Monkey bar, Scott riser bar.

[Nov 17, 2009]
Daniel Saunders
Downhiller

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
Strength:

Very long (780mm), low rise (20mm) and nice and light. Rad colour also

Weakness:

cant cut it because of width but i dont want to so its fine.

Good bar, super long, super low. GREAT!

Similar Products Used:

truvativ holzfeller (700mm)

[Sep 10, 2009]
Freeride_Rayward
Downhiller

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
4
Strength:

Sick bar from Truvativ. WIDE (mine measures 32" with barends), nice amount of rise and sweep, very light for a DH bar too. The color is nicer than boring black.

Weakness:

Well I was a bit omnious of the 'Truvativ' logo on there, after running (and chucking) hussefelt bars... But they have done well here.

Awesome bar for the bigger riders. Dont cut it down embrace the 32" uprise!!

Similar Products Used:

Hussefelts (boring, too narrow, heavy), Funn Full On (fine, could be wider)

[Aug 10, 2009]
Mike
Downhiller

OVERALL
RATING
3
VALUE
RATING
5
Strength:

Nice look, beefy, reasonable weight.

Weakness:

Cannot trim the bar because the tapering from 31.8 down to "grip diameter" happens too far out. DO NOT TRIM THIS BAR or you won't have enough space for your brakes and grip.

Good bar; 2 chillis off because of their oversight in the tapering. Remember, DO not trim this bar!

31" sounds really wide and it is. I am tall with long arms so it works for me. I would not recommend this product for short people but if you know 31" is for you, then is one sweet looking wide bar.

Similar Products Used:

lots

[Jun 07, 2009]
boobarmalcolm
Racer

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
Strength:

strong

Weakness:

none

best and most comfortable bars i have ever used.

Similar Products Used:

syncros 32

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