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Black Market Bada Boom 31.8mm Handlebar

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Favorite All-Mountain bar

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The Good:

-Slightly off of the popular geometry -The 38mm rise version comes stock at 760mm... spot on. -Combo of upsweep/backsweep creates a magic sweetspot -Most natural balance with my 160mm fork up front.

The Bad:

- logo cracked and peeled off. Can't have everything. - never knew they were custom butted.

Overall Review:

Oh My Gold. These bars are slightly off of the popular geometry, and somehow that makes them feel great. While I've bought newer bars from other brands in the past few years, I keep coming back to these. The 38mm rise version comes stock at 760mm... perfect and pretty standard. But the combo of upsweep/backsweep is just in the sweetspot for my kind of riding; big jumps drops and corners (Pacifica, CA). I can pull up off the lip nicely, as well as dump into deep berms and it just feels the most natural balance with my 150/160mm bike.

The gold is still shiny and new! But their logo cracked and peeled off. Can't have everything.

I actually never knew they were custom butted. Not knocking the product obviously! Just knocking their branding/communication.

Overall Review:

Oh My Gold. These bars are slightly off of the popular geometry, and somehow that makes them feel great. While I've bought newer bars from other brands in the past few years, I keep coming back to these. The 38mm rise version comes stock at 760mm... perfect and pretty standard. But the combo of upsweep/backsweep is just in the sweetspot for my kind of riding; big jumps drops and corners (Pacifica, CA). I can pull up off the lip nicely, as well as dump into deep berms and it just feels the most natural balance with my 150/160mm bike.

The gold is still shiny and new! But their logo cracked and peeled off. Can't have everything.

I actually never knew they were custom butted. Not knocking the product obviously! Just knocking their branding/communication.

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Good bars!

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The Good:

They have the perfect rise you need to keep the bike in control, while the length keeps stability on shore!

The Bad:

They are a bit heavy.

Overall Review:

These are good handlebars for the price, the rise and length provide comfort and control on many situations, if they would be a bit lighter, they would be great!

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Great Bar for all occasions

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The Good:

The great part for me is the rise and the color....I ride these bars on a dirt jump bike, my steel 29er AND my fixed gear road bike...they are really a jack of all trades.

The Bad:

No bad for me.

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Great bar, nice and light, great value!

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Specifications
Product Black Market Bada Boom 31.8mm Handlebar
Riding Type Cross Country, Dirt Jump / Slopestyle, Downhill, Enduro / All-Mountain, Freeride / Bike Park, Trail, Other
Material Aluminum
Material Details Heat-treated seamless / custom butted 7075 T6 aluminum
Clamp Diameter 31.8mm
Width
  • 762mm
  • 736.6mm
Rise 38mm (1.5") or 50mm (2")
Upsweep
Backsweep
Colors Black, Blue, Gold, Purple, Red, White, Powder Coated Flat Black, Powder Coated Trans Red
Weight
  • 0 lb 11.4 oz (323 g)
  • 0 lb 11.3 oz (320 g)
Miscellaneous
Price $79.99
More Info

Made from 7075 T6 aluminum, Bada Booms are based on Black Market's comfortable geometry and feature seamless internally butted and tapered tubing. Fully heat-treated to create a strong, durable lightweight bar that can stand up to anything you can ride it down.

For more info, visit the Black Market Bikes website.

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