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Salsa bell Lap questions(4 posts)

Salsa bell Lap questionsColin_S
May 29, 2002 4:09 PM

I want to get a set of bell lap bars for a new bike. Anyway, I ordered a pair of 44cm bars from QBP, but the bars I recieved said 42cm on the bag. So, to get 44cm bars do I need to order 46cm or are Salsa bars just measured differently?


Salsa bell Lap questionsbuffalosorrow
May 29, 2002 5:19 PM
I have a pair of 44 cm (measured center to center) and 42 cm.
Seems like someone is playing a fast one on you. Or perhaps some miscommunication you order 44 cm thinking 44cm c-c but the person taking the order hears 44 cm o-o (outside).
Anyhoot doulbe check.
Hope this helps,
I seem to rememberSteve_O
May 30, 2002 6:50 AM
I seem to remember that these bars are measured center-to-center. That may have something to do with the QBP issue. I have a set of 44cm on my bike and I always felt that they seemed slightly smaller then traditional 44cm bars I have used in the past...
re: Salsa bell Lap questionssoulFire
May 30, 2002 12:31 PM
Bell Laps are measured c-c between the hoods. Each side flares out about 3cm - so a 44cm bar would be about 50cm c-c at the ends. I have a pair of 46cm's and they're about 52cm c-c at the ends. I don't have the bars with me or I'd give exact measurements. BTW - The bars are for sale (or trade for some WTB Dirt Drops), only been used three times. Email if interested at soulFire@singlespeed"NOSPAM".net (remove "NOSPAM").