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Old 06-03-2009, 11:08 AM   #1
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Fatbikez.com ... ?

Anybody have any input on this online store?

i just bought some bar ends for my honda and they are the carbon fiber spike bar ends.. They were only about $22.00 total shipped and i got them pretty quick. But i really don't like how they assemble onto the bars. I mean they aren't going anywhere or fall off but they move and i really don't like how they fit. They seem kinda cheap.

http://fatbikez.com/honda-cbr-600-90...bar-ends-.html


Anyone else agree with me or have any input to the quality of these?

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Old 06-03-2009, 11:11 AM   #2
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ya get what ya pay for, i mean they were only $12. prolly coulda gotten them from M/U for as cheap. looks like cheap lockhart stuff.
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Old 06-03-2009, 12:45 PM   #3
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i think i did get what i paid for
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LoL 22 dollars shipped and you think they will be quality?
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Although I agree with the above comments. A loose fit can be mitigated by some ingenuity. If you could tell me where the movement is in relation to the bar (pics?) I could offer better advice. If I was having issues with a loose cap I would first blame the OD of the ends being to small in relation to the ID of the bars. If this is the case ask yourself if it is worth the bother then if yes look at adhesives, tapes, making a mold of the Bar ID and casting extra plastic around the ends (hobby shops have cool plastics for casting), wrapping a layer of fiberglass/bondo on the OD of the ends and turning/sanding them down till they are a tight fit, etc. IF you like them you can make them work. Otherwise look into the return policies or just give them away.
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LoL 22 dollars shipped and you think they will be quality?
i never said i thought they would be a quality product. However, is a bar end really that hard to manufacture to fit right?? Most of the time i will pay the extra dinero for the quality product but i figured, how can they screw up bar ends? How bad could they be?

I mean $22 is no big loss but it's worth knowing i'll think twice about going back there for any other parts.
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i just ordered some stuff from there i will let u know what the out come is
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... these bar ends are ... i took them off yesterday.. i wouldn't recommend these bar end to anybody......
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