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post #1 of 15 Old 10-02-2013, 07:53 AM Thread Starter
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Renthal ultra lows vs medium bends

Hello all, I have done a ton of searching on this site and I am leaning towards the ultra low as it seems the mediums are close to stock, but I wanted to confirm that the ultra lows do not hit the tank when you fully turn the handlebars. My stock bars come somewhat close, so I was not sure about the ultra lows.

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Ultra lows do not hit the tank, but come pretty close. You need to be careful. I recently had a car door opened on me, catching me on the handlebar and the handlebar rotated into the tank, creating a dent.

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The mediums are similar in rise to the stocks, but bend is way different... I felt cramped with the stocks, but the mediums are wider and aren't bent inwards as far, and are a lot more comfortable for me... I have a set of urban machinery bars that came with the bike also that I always plan to throw on when I'm gonna go carving, but the mediums are my daily bars and I have yet to switch them back out yet... It's all personal preference, and I know a lot of guys on here love the ultra lows. If you wanted an in between it would make since that there was a regular low between the medium and ultra low, but I haven't really heard anyone mention them.
Long story short, I can't help you at all with your question, but I like my mediums.

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I have Renthal Ultra lows and they don't hit the tank if you rotate them away from the bike. Again, when you install them you just have to just clearances and make sure it won't touch the tank. I currently have half to a full inch of clearance when I turn the bars fully each way.

I may have a set of Renthal Ultra-Low in gray - Predrilled already if you are interested. Has a couple marks, but nothing that you wouldn't get from daily road use.

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No trying to step on any toes but if Jedraz isn't interested in your bars,Clorox I might be,just hit me up with a price.IF Jedraz isn't interested

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Thanks for all the feedback, leaning towards the mediums now.

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Just want to post a quick response while people are paying attention: I tried to order the Renthal Mediums from Bike Bandit, and the order went to "Backorder" for about 3 weeks until they finally cancelled the order. I guess these are hard to get hold of. Does anyone know of another source that might be more productive?

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fyi, heres my review on the UL's vs stock.

and FYI, the UL's bend is VERY similar to the stock bars

https://www.wristtwisters.com/forums/...uls-29692.html

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The mediums are similar in rise to the stocks, but bend is way different... I felt cramped with the stocks, but the mediums are wider and aren't bent inwards as far, and are a lot more comfortable for me... I have a set of urban machinery bars that came with the bike also that I always plan to throw on when I'm gonna go carving, but the mediums are my daily bars and I have yet to switch them back out yet... It's all personal preference, and I know a lot of guys on here love the ultra lows. If you wanted an in between it would make since that there was a regular low between the medium and ultra low, but I haven't really heard anyone mention them.
Long story short, I can't help you at all with your question, but I like my mediums.
My mediums feel different to the stocks. Wider and upward a bit. I believe they're more comfortable. But that, of course, it personal opinion.

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Just want to post a quick response while people are paying attention: I tried to order the Renthal Mediums from Bike Bandit, and the order went to "Backorder" for about 3 weeks until they finally cancelled the order. I guess these are hard to get hold of. Does anyone know of another source that might be more productive?

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Been thinking about Renthal Mediums for vibration reasons only. I actually like the stock bars.

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Ultra lows do not hit the tank, but come pretty close. You need to be careful. I recently had a car door opened on me, catching me on the handlebar and the handlebar rotated into the tank, creating a dent.
Then they do hit the tank.
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I had the ULs and went to Medium. They are very similar and height to the stock bars, but have a much wider stance and ultimately are more comfortable for me. I do have long arms though, so my experience different from others.

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My mediums feel different to the stocks. Wider and upward a bit. I believe they're more comfortable. But that, of course, it personal opinion.
They are wider in both bend and length... length you can trim, but I actually don't mind the extra width, and the wider bend is the main reason I like them over the stock ones

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I've had both ultra lows and mediums on my bike. I'm currently using the mediums because I find them more comfortable. The lows do not hit the tank, as others have pointed out. If you want a more aggressive riding position, the lows might be your cup of tea. I find that gets old quickly, so the mediums tend to be my go-to.

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