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Yesterday I bent my stock Renthal handlebars on my Honda. Ive been looking at the Easton EXP bars and from what Ive read they are great. I searched the msg board for info on them and I just noticed one person that had a problem with them not mounting correctly.

Anyone with that rides a Honda CRF250/450 use the Easton bars? Just want to know if they mounted easy and if you like them.

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i am wondering too, they make one mean hockey stick ie: the easton synergy, and i would love to help them out in the motocross industry by buying one of their bars. I dont see why they wouldnt fit properly tho.

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i have a set for my yz but havent mounted them yet. the only reason i could see them not mounting properly is if this person was using clamps for something like a ProTaper or a Renthal Fatbar or something of that size....the Easton EXP bars are actually larger, they are 1 3/8" so unless he didnt get the right clamps i dont see what problems there could be

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i am wondering too, they make one mean hockey stick ie: the easton synergy, and i would love to help them out in the motocross industry by buying one of their bars. I dont see why they wouldnt fit properly tho.

I disagree about the Easton Synergy being a great stick. Ive been coaching my son since he was a mite, and now he is going into his 2nd year bantom, and he has snapped afew of those overpriced sticks.

At $170 plus that stick should be more durable. Hes a defenseman and he bangs. The stick cant take it. It would be a great stick if he just posed with it.

one premature broken stick, Id say oh well lets get a new one. two premature broken sticks and Id say whats going on here? three, four later, change sticks. too bad though, it does have a great feel.

My point being I hope the handlebars are more durable. but they are pretty

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i am wondering too, they make one mean hockey stick ie: the easton synergy, and i would love to help them out in the motocross industry by buying one of their bars. I dont see why they wouldnt fit properly tho.

The thread I read the person had a 07 RMZ250 and the bolt was the wrong length or something. Thats the only problem Ive seen on them and I'm sure it would be a easy fix.

I might just end up ordering them tonight. I'll give them a try and post my thoughts. Ive never riding with a tapered bar so hopefully my first set turns out good :thumbsup:

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They're over rated... why is Boost mobile the ONLY one running them if they are so great? Save the money and just go with the first over sized (1 1/8)!

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^^^ I can't comment on what one is better since Ive never had a set but Easton designed the Pro Taper bars...

Right you are Kent, but is the 1/4" larger bars better/worth the extra dough... No! other than the bling factor.

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disagree about the Easton Synergy being a great stick. Ive been coaching my son since he was a mite, and now he is going into his 2nd year bantom, and he has snapped afew of those overpriced sticks.

At $170 plus that stick should be more durable. Hes a defenseman and he bangs. The stick cant take it. It would be a great stick if he just posed with it.

one premature broken stick, Id say oh well lets get a new one. two premature broken sticks and Id say whats going on here? three, four later, change sticks. too bad though, it does have a great feel.

My point being I hope the handlebars are more durable. but they are pretty

well that is unfortunate that it breaks so easily, but easton does make a very wide range of sticks and they do have some models that are more durable than others. Is he using a senior stick? if not he should prolly move up and also let him try the stiffer flex ones like a 100-110 flex, thats what i use and once u get stronger and used to the flex u can really rip some slapshots. The new easton synergys and the stealth has held up great for guys on my team so maybe u just got unlucky.

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I mounted my Exp's last night and it was by far the best bar system that I have ever used. I used to used the Pro Taper clamps and bars but they always took more work to get perfect. The Eastons bolted on and where perfectly straight. Super nice parts.

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I've had my eyes on these as well for my 450X. Still running the stock 7/8 renthals and never really cared for the bend.

As for the 1 3/8" over a 1 1/8"... there is more surface area for the clamps to grab. Less chance of the bars rotating. I can't think of another reason that would make it better than any other 1 1/8" bar.

I've had good luck with Easton carbon fiber and aluminum mountain bike parts. I use CF bars and seat post and an aluminum stem. Survived my abusive 225#s.

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I really want to give these bars a try too, but I'll need to machine my own top clamp so that I can still use my Scotts stabilizer.

Thus the hesitation in my purchase. So for now the Renthal Twinwalls are staying on the big XR.

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