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Carbon bars

dixonpjdixonpj Posts: 75
edited October 2007 in XC and Enduro
Will swapping my aluminium Bontrager Race Lite bars for Race X Lite carbon bars significantly reduce the amount of vibration reaching my hands and forearms? I've already swapped the stock Bontrager grips for ODI Xtremes, but I'm still suffering from pins and needles and numbness when I ride for longer than half an hour or so.

Any suggestions?

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  • ddoogieddoogie Posts: 4,159
    It wont be significantly reduced. It just filters out a bit of the high frequency trail buzz. Barely noticeable IMO and I use Raceface Next bars. Try some of the Specialized BG gloves.
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  • AndyAndy Posts: 8,208
    Aye I've bought two pairs of the BG gloves (nothing to do with the cute blonde working in the specialized shop) and they make a huge difference especially for longer rides.
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