PROTO reTro Lites V3 handlebars come in at 30" x 24 inches wide, making it one of the largest T bars in the scooter industry. Not only did the PROTO retro V3 bar increase substantially in width and height from the V2, it also increased the thickness of the 4130 chromoly tubing used for the crossbar and the steering column to increase strength. These reTros come with a flat black powder coat. Complete with a laser cut PROTO logo.
Retro Lite steel bars are 30" tall by 24" wide. PRO SCOOTER BARS that are 28+" Tall were designed for a select few riders who are either very tall or true pro riders. As a general rule, scooter bars should sit around waist height when standing on the deck. Retro Lite bars are 24-25.99" Wide. Although bar height and width are highly influenced by personal preference, as a general rule, bar width should be similar to the rider's shoulder width.
Retro Lite bars are a T-Bar that Proto designed for Street riding. Your riding style determines the bar material that you should purchase: aluminum, steel, or titanium. Steel scooter bars are the choice of many street riders due to their durablity. The weld on a steel bar is much more durable than the weld of an aluminum bar and, as such, usually carries a 90 day warranty vs the standard 30 day warranty on an aluminum bar. If you just want a bar that is going to last, the Retro Lite steel bars is the bar for you. Scooter compression plays a very important role in deciding which pro scooter bar to buy. The Retro Lite SCS bars do not have a slit and are compatible with the following types of compression: SCS