Hit Setauket yesterday with the new bars.
29" wide Race Face Carbon NEXT.
No way in the world do I need bars that wide for Long Island single track. Found absolutely no advantage with them that wide......well maybe opened my chest up a little so I could breath better. After the ride I got home and cut about an inch off both sides to bring them to 27. This is about the same width of the prior bars I had last week before they broke.
This Morning I was all loaded up and ready to ride before the storm. It piss poured rain and I was still hankerin for a spin......Back to ES for a blast. Went in about 4 miles and it was just one big long puddle.
I hit the power lines and figured I would just tool around. That didnt work, so back to the car and off to Shoreham.
That is always the perfect go too when there was some rain and as usual no disappointment......except, the trail is so over grown. I tooled around for about an hour and then called it quits because of the growth and a shit load of downed trees....... so........steer clear.
I did notice the bars are perfect now for LI single track. Wide enough for better control, but not too wide for fast switchbacks.
cant wait to get out tomorrow.