Ask a Mechanic: Cutting down Mountain bike Handlebars

In this Ask a Mechanic, Gus wants to know how to cut down his mountain bike’s handlebars.

Whether you need to cut down carbon or aluminum handlebars, cutting them down can be intimidating, but there really isn’t much to be afraid of. With the advent of wider and wider bars, many people need to cut their handlebars down to a more appropriate size to suit both their style and riding needs. Just don’t forget: MEASURE TWICE, CUT ONCE!