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Offline lorenzodurantini

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Adding Width to Bars
« on: November 24, 2016, 04:58:05 PM »
What's up everyone, I want to try slightly longer bars without having to buy a new pairs, I just want to add an inch on either side so I was wondering if there's any other option besides welding a piece on?

I was thinking maybe two spider nuts on in the bar and one in the extension and then a bolt to hold it together

Any better ideaz?

Offline out~riding

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Re: Adding Width to Bars
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2016, 06:23:32 PM »
There are several brands that make bar end extenders.

DELUXE BMX made 2 different sizes, but they have been out of stock in shops and I think they don't make them anymore.

Deluxe: http://www.global-flat.com/parts/part/1547 / http://www.global-flat.com/parts/part/1546

ControlTech: http://www.global-flat.com/parts/part/2043

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Another option is from scooter's.... There are several brands that make them:

http://www.global-flat.com/parts/part/1902

http://www.global-flat.com/parts/part/1894

http://www.global-flat.com/parts/part/1893


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Re: Adding Width to Bars
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2016, 06:26:46 PM »
If you want to go full custom you can have Pegasus make you some:

http://pegasusbmx.com/custom/

Offline DaddyCool

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Re: Adding Width to Bars
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2016, 11:53:41 AM »
Hi,
I did this in the past and would like to share my experience: One inch on each side is a lot! You will feel the difference if you add 1 cm per side. So maybe this is easier to realise and you may want to start like this.
If you find bar ends like these
http://www.global-flat.com/parts/part/558
you can put a narrow ring that you have cut from another handlebar or any 7/8" tube between the bar end and handlebar. This give you at least a little more width and it is very easy.