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post #1 of 23 Old 01-05-2007, 09:36 PM Thread Starter
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Pro taper Bars

I have been looking for a place to buy a set of pro taper bars and not having much luck. I am looking for part #02-5257. I have found several web sites but nun list this part number. Any ideas??

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I have been looking for a place to buy a set of pro taper bars and not having much luck. I am looking for part #02-5257. I have found several web sites but nun list this part number. Any ideas??

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I purchased mine at Cycle Gear. Gotta say I love those bars.
 
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Ive bought them online from rocky mountain atv
http://www.rockymountainatv.com/home...0AFCD.webrmatv

or my local cycle gear usually has them in stock

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I've been reading a lot of nice things from you guys about the Pro Tapers. New handlebars were not on my list of "BLING" for Scarlett but you have peaked my interest. At times I find myself leaning forward to ease my back but my hands and wrists don't like this position. I would think that a slightly wider and lower hand position would place me in a more neutral or balanced posture. Has anyone found this to be true? How about the mirrors, will they see around your shoulders with when mounted lower? Is it difficult to swap handlebars?

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Scarlett,

The bar swap is easy. I've added the Pro Taper ATV-hi SE bars and found that the hand position is much more comfortable. The bend of the stock bars seemed to me to go in a downward direction, where the PT's are more of a back and up position (I'm sure there's a more technical definition to this but I do not know what it is).
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I've been reading a lot of nice things from you guys about the Pro Tapers. New handlebars were not on my list of "BLING" for Scarlett but you have peaked my interest. At times I find myself leaning forward to ease my back but my hands and wrists don't like this position. I would think that a slightly wider and lower hand position would place me in a more neutral or balanced posture. Has anyone found this to be true? How about the mirrors, will they see around your shoulders with when mounted lower? Is it difficult to swap handlebars?
I would be glad to show you my set up, we need to hook up! I know that we live VERY far away from eachother "sarcasm", but I am sure that we could work something out.

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Take him up on it. Brian's the one that got me thinking about a bar swap.
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Scarlett,

The bar swap is easy. I've added the Pro Taper ATV-hi SE bars and found that the hand position is much more comfortable. The bend of the stock bars seemed to me to go in a downward direction, where the PT's are more of a back and up position (I'm sure there's a more technical definition to this but I do not know what it is).
Mighty Shep, how exactly do these bars change your riding position? It sounds like you sit up straighter, but how does it change your wrist angle and arm position? I'm intrigued now, and have a few bucks in my jeans. Bad combination. Somethin's gettin bought!
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