Thread: Bar weight myth
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Old 02-01-2014, 08:45 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by k-moe View Post
One does this by changing the mass of the bars (adding weight). More mass absorbs more energy, causing the resonant frequency of the assembly to change. This is not some BS, it's physics...the same sort of science that explains how internal combustion engines work, and allows manufacturers to make shit for us to buy
It's not BS but for this particular application more mass is not always better. It's not about absorbing energy, it's about matching (or cancelling) the vibration to the bars generated by the engine. I've added weight to 3 different bikes, never helped a thing, Taken weight off 2, made all the difference.

I wasn't trying to preach any facts, just put it out there, markk.

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