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ProTaper Contour 1 1/8" Handlebar

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    The Contour bar is ProTaper's best-selling handlebar. Oversize diameter handlebars, without cross bars, were invented, and patented, by ProTaper. This design allows the bar to flex more and absorb impacts better than other bars. This offers the rider more comfort and less fatigue without sacrificing bar strength. The Contour is the most affordable way to get your hands on the most sought after bar design in the world. The Contour handlebar utilizes a computer profiled 5mm wall design and is up to 20% lighter than other bars yet up to 40% stronger.
  • Made from 5mm, proprietary, 2000 series T6 aluminum alloy for superior tensile and yield strength.
  • Most affordable balance between bar fatigue life, impact strength and impact absorbing flex.
  • High tech, stress relieved, shot peen and anodized finish for unmatched durability.
  • Left side knurling provides maximum grip traction.
  • Chemically applied cut lines and alignment grid are scratch and peel resistant.
  • End plugs help keep the elements out of the handlebar tubing and aid in longer grip life.
  • Comes with bar pad.
  • Weighs only 1.55 pounds (720 grams) w/o pad.


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ProTaper Contour 1 1/8" Handlebar Reviews

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4.9 / 5
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Yes (105)
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Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
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ProTaper Bars
Very happy with these bars, they are definitely a step up from stock handlebars!

Fit my 2003 Honda 400ex
December 3, 2019
Fort Wayne, IN, US
Purchased
yesterday
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Best buy as you can get look awesome feel great
Like every thing pro taper makes top-of-the-line awesome bars feel great
November 21, 2019
Miami, FL, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
2 weeks ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'7 - 5'9
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
So much better than stock!
This was my first set of aftermarket bars and wow are they sweet! I dropped my bike twice with these on (both were pretty hefty crashes) without issue. Pro tip: if you use these with the universal bar adapters, put the fat sides of the adapters on the inside so the bar pad will drop on without modification.

-m---
November 16, 2019
Tempe, AZ, US
Purchased
1 month ago
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Handle bars
Highly recommend these bars

-m-2009 YAMAHA YZ450F--
November 7, 2019
Pasco, WA, US
Age: 15-24
Gender:
Male
Weight:
131 - 160 lbs.
Height:
5'7 - 5'9
Value
5 / 5
Durability
4 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Good solid bars for the price
I'm on my second set of ProTaper Contour bars this year, I did crash and bend the first pair. I cannot fault the bars for that! I'm sure that the more expensive bars may be a little stronger but I have been happy with the Contours, using the Reed.Henry bend, cut of at #2. Good feel, no flex, controls all mount perfectly. I will continue to use these and would recommend them. I hope they do not discontinue them! Seem like when I find something I like, I can't get it a year later!

-m-2018 YAMAHA YZ250--
October 23, 2019
Fort Worth, TX, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
1 month ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
191 - 220 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Perfect fit
The sweep factor was what I was looking for and they're perfect. I'm glad the additional length was also part of the bend.
It was the last bit of the ergonomic modification that I was looking for.
August 15, 2019
Bayfield, CO, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
4 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
191 - 220 lbs.
Height:
6'1 - 6'3
Value
5 / 5
Durability
4 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Yea buddy!
Had an issue with vibration, went from the fuzion to contour. Made a little difference. SX race bend. Ain't no taper like protaper baby.
August 9, 2019
Grand Junction, CO, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
4 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
221 - 250 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
4 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Great bars for the price
I didn’t not like anything about the bars it was simple to put on the bike unlike my other fass felxx bars and they just make the bike look better

-m-2007 YAMAHA YZ250--
Best bars I’ve ridden with
Best bars I’ve ridden with
August 6, 2019
Reno , NV, US
Age: 15-24
Purchased
4 months ago
Gender:
Male
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Good bars great price
Good bars at an affordable price. I run CR high bend and these are perfect for me.
July 15, 2019
Falkner, MS, US
Purchased
5 months ago
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Sweet handlebars.
Great upgrade for my 2017 CRF250L! Looks great and I paired them up with the Pro Taper Pillow Top grips. Also got the Tusk universal handlebar adapter since the OEM handlebars are 7/8" in diameter.
June 23, 2019
Jupiter, FL, US
Purchased
5 months ago
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
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what are the size dimensions for the handle bars on my 2015 yz250f I am looking to get new and don't know what to get also tips on long lasting, or strong bars?
A shopper on Sep 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I believe they're a YZ high bend from Pro Taper, however, I am not 100% positive. There should be a number on your handlebars, like 027967. If you can find that number printed on the handlebar I might be able to cross reference it for you.
Are these bars good for outdoor track riding?
Carsten T on Jan 31, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Well I believe these bars are a high bend and also a touch narrower than factory. I ride them with a 30mm riser and I love them. I see no reason for them to not perform on a track whether indoor or outdoor. I race Enduro and it's everything to tight trees to wide open. These bars are also incredibly strong. I have had several wrecks at speed and no problems. I recommend them to anyone who rides regardless of riding style. Hope this helps.
Do these bars come with with pro taper pad as pictured or is that bought separately?
Jared S on Apr 26, 2019
BEST ANSWER: yes it comes with a new pad and pad cover with every bar made by protaper, and i believe the EVO bars come with a newer 2.0 version bar pad. you can also buy pads and custom covers separately if you have money you want to waste
Will it fit my yz125 2012 I already had pro taper bars on it and they bent so will this fit?
Charles C on May 10, 2017
BEST ANSWER: If you have over sized bar mounts then yes they will fit your yz 125. Must have 1 and 1/8 inch Handel bar mounts, these bar will not fit into oem mounts.
Going on a 2005 YFZ. Will I need longer throttle\clutch cables running this higher bar?
Matt J on Sep 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Contour raptor bend is the highest bar and you will still have plenty of cable.
will these fit an 08 ttr 125?
aidan s on Jan 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You'll need to change out your handle bar mounts to fit 1 1/8" bars, or you can buy adapters but you will also gain an extra inch rise if you go that route.
Do lock on grips work on these bars?
Bailey A on Sep 8, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Some do not because of the knurling. I would check the brand of grips you. But I have also been able to carefully force some on though.
Do the end plugs come out of the bars so you can mount the bark busters into them?
A shopper on Sep 17, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The bar ends have plastic plugs that you can pry out. I run bark busters with mine.
Does this bar come with bar pad?
Seth S on Nov 4, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Mine did.
Will these fit my 2007 KX 250?
Vincent C on Nov 27, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, As long as you have 1 1/8" clamps or universal clamps. However I think the kx's come with 7/8" bars and clamps. look for the Y shaped bars if that's the case rather than the flat type.
Will these bars fit on my 2007 TRX 400EX?
Carson J on Aug 22, 2017
BEST ANSWER: They will fit only if you get the big bar clamp kit or assembly and you may not be able to use the stock bar plastic cover. I got the trail tech assembly for my 06 450er with these. Works great but use loc tight, Honda lock or similar with aftermarket kits
Will 1.25 pro taper bars be good with adv stuff like gps ram mounts etc,?
A shopper on Aug 7, 2017
BEST ANSWER: depends where you plan on adding the accessories. This bars have to taper from 1:1/8in to 7/8in so it's doubtful that you could utilize that area to mount accessories. I would stick to 7/8in bars for your needs.
I have an 06 yz250f, I bought it with Renthal twin wall bars. so my hand controls mount to a 7/8" bar correct? my handguards are for a 1-1/8" so after the twin wall starts its at 1-1/8" do I need to upgrade my perches etc to mount the brake and clutch and a new throttle tube?
Matthew C on May 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You do not need to change the perches for your hand controls. The bars are 1 1/8 in the center when they mount to your bike, so those mounts should be 1 1/8. The bars slim down to being 7/8 for your hand controls though, so they take stand clutch, brake, and throttle tubes.
I race mainly enduro, So desert racing and also single trail. I also do a little bit of moto with my buddies. Which bar would you recommend ? I'm 5'11
Dominick J on Oct 15, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Well me personally with years of going through different types of bends and styles I personally like a bar that sits low due to the fact of being on top of the bars a little bit to help keep my elbows up and having better control of the bike, it’s really not about the type of stuff you ride it’s about how you ride it and how you feel. You don’t wanna be to comfortable and you don’t wanna be too uncomfortable. The lower the bend the more it’s gonna make you wanna stand and be more focused but also can be more uncomfortable. If you get to high of a bend bar it will make you sit a lot more and not be focused and you can mess up a lot it’s basically all about how you feel everyone has there likes. But this is just a little bit of what to look out for me personally I run the Carmichael bend and I’m 5,10 and love it but sits low. So the choice is yours and I hope this helps!
Will this fit a 2002 Honda trx300ex??
Andy P on Mar 31, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes these bars will fit your quad great in an ATV bend. You may need to buy 7/8 to 1 1/8 bar adapters depending on what size bars you have on your bike currently.
I see it says you can't run lock on grips but aren't all bars the same diameter on the ends?
Ben V on Feb 8, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I have odi lock on grips on mine. They work fine.
2018 250sx I would like the highest bend for it. What bend would that be? And if I cut 1/8 inch on each side would the lock on grips work?
A shopper on Jan 13, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Protaper has a chart on their website comparing the measurement of the different bends. The highest would be the Pastrana FMX bend, but it is VERY high. I love the CR high bend. You have to be very carful cutting these bars down, as the diameter increase toward the center and some controls/grips may not fit if you cut too much off.
what bend for 2005 kx125?
Brandon S on Feb 22, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Bend choice is a personal preference.
Which bend is recommended for a taller rider that likes both desert and motocross riding?
A shopper on Oct 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: There is a "high" bar that would probably work well. An even better option to me would be to figure out which bend you like regardless of height and then add handlebar risers - best of both worlds. I love the RM mid bend, it's perfect for woods and I suspect it would fare just fine on the track.
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which size would have the same rise and height as my oem 2004 honda trx450r handlebars?
flavio m on Sep 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Not sure - go to the ProTaper and Renthal websites - they have schematics that show measurement - you have height/widt/sweep/countour(i I think that's what it's called - it's the angle of the bend). But there you can see how they measure - you can measure yours (allowing for assumed bend in your bars if broken) and match up. Unless you want really high bars or really low bars, most of them are going to be in the middle. -u will see on the schematic.
Which would be a direct replacement for a 2015 drz400sm?
A shopper on Nov 18, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Not really sure because I bought mine for a 2015 YFZ450R. You would need to find out if you have 7/8 inch bar clamps or 1 1/8 clamps. From there you just figure out how high of a bend you would like. I recommend going on Pro Tapers website to figure out what the bar dimensions are.
If I buy the pastrana fmx bend will I need to alter / purchase anything for them to fit on my standard 04 250 exc?
Ryan W on Oct 31, 2019
BEST ANSWER: No should not have to buy any other item to fit them on your bike. KTM's on 04 use 1 1/8 handlebar, that's the same size as the one you are looking to buy.
Now remember Pastrana FMX bend is a tall bend, way higher than the stock one.
Will this fit a Honda 2014 CRF125F?
Mark D on Sep 5, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The factory handlebar is 7/8. The factory clamp is not designed for 1 1/8 bars. There are some aftermarket bar clamp to address the size issue.
Hello I am 6’3” and like a higher and straighter bar. Any suggestions for the bar bend I should use?
John M on Jul 4, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I’m 6’2” and love the CR high bend. Fits better then any other pro taper bar I’ve used
Will these handlebars fit a APOLLO Dirt Bike 250cc AGB-36 ??
Charles M on Jun 8, 2019
BEST ANSWER: You will need to measure the mount size of the existing bars on the Apollo. For the common MX bikes there are the 1 1/8" bars and 7/8" bar mount sizes. The ProTaper Contour bars are excellent if you can use the 1 1/8" bars.
Will these work on a 06 trx450r?
A shopper on Jan 17, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Work as in fit? It depends if your clamps are designed to take a “fat bar” which is the diameter of the part where it mounts at the base. The part where the grips and controls is the same for all the bars.
After that, it’s about size - height, sweep and bend....for that you can go to the Pro-Taper web site. Renthal has a similar bar and also has measurments. This is all about personal preference.
What bar clamp will I need to use these on my banshee?
ron m on May 14, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You will need the tusk standard to 1 1/8 adapter for the clamps.
Got a set for a Africa twin?
A shopper on Oct 20, 2019
BEST ANSWER: As long as you have 1 1/8th bar mounts you can pick any bend and they will fit, just have to be careful with the cable lengths if you go taller
Do the tusk d flex pro handguards work with this bar pad?
Bailey A on Oct 8, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We use another brand hand guard didnt have issues with pad they all mount about the same
What bend would be best got 06 yfz450 mostly dune riding?
A shopper on Sep 22, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Depends on what length stem you have, I perfer the atv low or atv mid bend.

ProTaper Contour 1 1/8" Handlebar Sizing Chart

BendWidthHeightPull Back
ATV High Bend31.50"4.75"2.17"
ATV Low Bend31.50"3.74"2.37"
ATV Mid Bend31.50"4.25"2.21"
CR High Bend31.50"3.74"2.37"
CR Mid Bend31.50"3.23"2.24"
Carmichael Bend31.50"3.00"2.17"
Factory Suzuki/KTM Bend31.50"3.63"1.85"
Henry/Reed Bend31.50"3.62"2.24"
KX High Bend31.50"4.25"2.21"
Mini High Bend30.50"3.74"2.00"
Mini Low Bend30.50"2.80"1.85"
Pastrana FMX Bend30.50"4.75"2.17"
Pastrana MX/RM Low Bend31.50"2.91"2.17"
Raptor Bend30.30"5.64"3.41"
Universal Low Bend31.50"2.80"2.17"
Windham MX/RM Mid Bend31.50"3.90"2.13"
Woods High Bend30.50"3.74"2.45"
Woods Low Bend30.50"2.80"2.37"
YZ High Bend31.50"3.31"2.05'
SX Race Bend31.50"3.43"2.13"
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