This video discusses the difference between a flat mountain bike handlebar and a riser bar. I also discuss handlebar width and the effect on bike handling.
Handlebars are perhaps the single most important point of contact on a mountain bike. However, it can be easy to overlook this crucial element and its impact on bike fit, steering accuracy, and comfort on the bike. In this video, we explore what some of the numbers mean and how different shapes and materials can affect how a mountain bike handlebar fits and feels.