Looking at Control Bars

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Postby Rob » Thu Jun 06, 2013 11:32 am

I won't pay anything over $206.25 for a bar......just sayin
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Re: Looking at Control Bars

Postby yojimbo » Thu Jun 06, 2013 1:25 pm

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Postby NCKite_Ryder » Thu Jun 06, 2013 2:12 pm

[quote="tgautier"]Once you pull the QR you are done.quote]

should only be used on land or when you are truly DONE
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Postby tgautier » Sat Jun 08, 2013 5:23 pm

I demo'd the AirRush Lithium kite and bar today.

I actually really liked the bar. It has a below the bar swivel to untwist your lines. Pull pull de-power.

To be sure the cabrinha chicken loop and de-power system are more sophisticated but its hard to argue with the simplicity of the AirRush.

What I really liked better about it vs the cab bar was the grip. It was solid hard plastic that seems it would be resistant to the wear problems of the cab. It was comfy and have a great feel. Overall the bar is 25-50% heavier than the cab but Lo liked that feeling it felt very 'solid'.

Given that the bar pressure of the lithium is half at least of the switchblade this made for an overall nice and comfy and solid direct feeling.
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Re: Looking at Control Bars

Postby steve » Sat Jun 08, 2013 7:01 pm

TG:
What year SB are you comparing the new lithium with?
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Postby tgautier » Sat Jun 08, 2013 7:26 pm

Steve - 2011/2012
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Re: Looking at Control Bars

Postby steve » Sat Jun 08, 2013 8:19 pm

TG:
that's what I thought...so you need to try the 2013 SB....MUCH lighter bar pressure.
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Postby tgautier » Sat Jun 08, 2013 8:23 pm

Steve - yeah I know I've heard. I definitely want to try one out!
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