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check out these handlebars

yea, they look a little freaky, but pretty interesting...
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Neat idea. Seems a bit spendy...

Here's the patent

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Got them on my WR450.......worth every cent on an Enduro Bike but I don't think they would do much of anything on the road.

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Got them on my WR450.......worth every cent on an Enduro Bike but I don't think they would do much of anything on the road.
Yeah, they work, but don't do magic. I used them on a KTM 625 SXC (aka the paint shaker). It damps the vibration a little, but it doesn't turn in into a Japanese single...

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The FleXX handlebar may be more justified on a big thumper like buddy's 'jackhammer' KTM Adv 640 (625 engine)... Although I've never tried my Versys with stock handlebars, my Tag Metals T2 tapered aluminum bars work quite well without the end weights. No perceived vibrations, numbness or fatigue, and mirrors are always clear and obstruction free. They also offered a huge improvement over WR426's stock steel bars.

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I was thinking about a set of these but don't know if they'll work with my risers!
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Yeah, they work, but don't do magic. I used them on a KTM 625 SXC (aka the paint shaker). It damps the vibration a little, but it doesn't turn in into a Japanese single...

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In fairness, their main purpose is not to dampen the fine vibrations that we get on twins and singles, but to dampen the constant small and big shocks that are felt when riding over rocks, roots, ruts, etc.

I don't use them, but I have some dirt riding buddies who swear by them.


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I was thinking about a set of these but don't know if they'll work with my risers!
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This has to be photoshopped !!!

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Just more proof that "WE" are only the smartest monkey.......If that's not a "photoshop" prank then I'm officially breaking ranks with Humanity and applying for citizenship with the Bonobo's.


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Just more proof that "WE" are only the smartest monkey.......If that's not a "photoshop" prank then I'm officially breaking ranks with Humanity and applying for citizenship with the Bonobo's.
We ride a sensible bike, so I'm not sure you (or any of us) would pass the exam...

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