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Alternative to Cinelli 64 ?(7 posts)

Alternative to Cinelli 64 ?desmo
Oct 18, 2003 8:45 PM
Everytime I ride my vintage fixie or 70's era Italvega I come away wishing I could find a modern, wide, readily available alternative to those sweet Cinelli Mod 64's for my modern racing bike. I've given up on finding an NOS pair as even the late logo double grooved (which I want) have all seemed to have dissappeared except in 38 widths. I don't want to use used bars on my race bike and would like to find a bar that I can actually replace from time to time for saftey, etc. Anyone riding any bends out there that are the same or close?
64=Italian drop(I think)?...Deda 215 Shallow. nmSpunout
Oct 19, 2003 4:37 AM
re: Alternative to Cinelli 64 ?xxl
Oct 19, 2003 6:07 AM
Check Harris Cyclery or others for Nitto bars; I think they may make what you're looking for.
I have a new pair of.....High Gear
Oct 19, 2003 7:12 AM
3TTT Ergopower 2 shallow drop in a 44 width I would sell you for the $50 + shipping that I just paid for them from Europ. They are a standard bend and on par with the Forma SL at 256 grams. I wanted silver and they came in black. I guess most of the new high end production stuff is being made only in black.

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Watch NOS CinelliDave Hickey
Oct 19, 2003 3:34 PM
If they're prior to the mid 90's, the clamp is going to be 26.4. Unless you willing to use a Cinelli XA,1A, or 1R stem, the bars won't work with new stems.

I'm like you desmo, I really like the Cinelli Giro 64-40 bars. I have them on two bikes. My modern bike is using the Weyless bar. It's close in drop and shape but not exact.
ITMboneman
Oct 20, 2003 1:20 PM
Millenium or 260 in strada bend. Very similar to '64's which I rode from the 74-98. Similar to the Deda 215 shallow strada's. Not easy to find in the States but definitely available. I have the 260 on 3 bikes and the Millenium on one.
Thanks all...desmo
Oct 20, 2003 5:08 PM
I ordered a pair of the Deda 215 shallow non anatomic. The only one of those suggested that I could track down easily. It's a start.