Large surface area around the handles will accept most common BMX handlebar grips for better control. Handlebars are wide enough to maintain proper control without making tricks difficult.
More expensive than some other professional handlebar options.
Includes enough width for good control during tricks. Narrow enough to easily spin the handlebars around without hitting anything else. Tube width is compatible with most stem clamps.
Will not stand up to professional levels of abuse.
Handlebars are ergonomically positioned to keep the hands in the best spot for control during complicated tricks. Perfect size for professional use on adult and young adult BMX bikes.
Not as suitable or comfortable for general riding.
The perfect handlebar width for most BMX tricks and general riding at the same time. Lightweight and solid construction. Compatible with most BMX frames and stems.
Sacrifices some control for all-around use.
Large profile of the handlebars offer better control and grip over the front wheel for tighter maneuvers or more challenging terrain. Work well for a variety of bike types, including mountain bikes.
Not as suitable for park tricks and riding as other handlebars.
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You need to be able to maneuver your BMX bike easily, which means choosing your handlebars carefully is essential. The wrong type of handlebars can, at best, make your ride uncomfortable and at worst, cause injury. Handlebars for BMX bikes have flat, rather than curved, handles for better grip and maneuvering. Handlebar widths can range from around 22.5” to 30”. Wider is generally thought better for tricks and pro-level riding, though handlebars that are 27”or more may be uncomfortable for casual riding. They’re typically made of steel or aluminum. If you ride professionally, then make sure to get handlebars that are comfortable for constant practice as some have a comfort level that’s more suitable for amateur riders.