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Which bar for petite person / shorter arms

Postby grigorib » Tue May 01, 2018 2:03 pm

Friend is a petite person and has trouble reaching bar if fully let go and/or trimmer (Cabrinha 1x with Trimlite). Any advice on a bar system which is more suitable for shorter folks?
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Re: Which bar for shorter hands

Postby CMPNS8N » Tue May 01, 2018 3:07 pm

Check out the North Click Bar... Since the controls are at the end of the bar it works pretty well for shorter or smaller riders. Or Ocean Rodeo has one too, but not sure what the exact name is.

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Re: Which bar for shorter hands

Postby grigorib » Tue May 01, 2018 3:30 pm

This length is important too to be able to reach the bar at it most depowered point

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Re: Which bar for shorter hands

Postby Cab Driver » Tue May 01, 2018 6:51 pm

The Cabrinha Fireball with Recoil system brings the bar and the trim much closer to the body.

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Re: Which bar for shorter hands

Postby bjw » Tue May 01, 2018 8:14 pm

The Gaastra bars throw is too short for me so it would probably suit.

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Re: Which bar for shorter hands

Postby tautologies » Tue May 01, 2018 9:20 pm

The Naish bars have a movable sugarcube so that the bar does not slide all the way up. I dunno what it is called. It is a fixed stopper. Super neat solution.

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Re: Which bar for shorter hands

Postby junebug » Tue May 01, 2018 9:32 pm

Use a seat harness

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Re: Which bar for shorter hands

Postby AndersP » Tue May 01, 2018 9:49 pm

Seat harnes, small chicken loop, kite with short throw and active trimming to keep the bar closer to your body. Even better with a system without chicken loop, brm connection style. It is not so much about the bar but on all the other parts.

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Re: Which bar for shorter hands

Postby zig zag » Tue May 01, 2018 10:05 pm

Ocean Rodeo Stick Shift.. nuff said!

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Re: Which bar for petite person / shorter arms

Postby grigorib » Wed May 02, 2018 2:13 am

Anyone with personal experience?


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