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What bars do you use?(6 posts)

What bars do you use?toonces
Dec 15, 2003 10:44 PM
I have a 03 Bianchi Pista with the stock bars and I'd like something a wee bit wider like normal road bars, but without the flat parts on the drops. Can anyone point me to a company that makes such bars?
Nitto - nmdzrider
Dec 16, 2003 12:57 PM
More info please... toonces...gspot
Dec 16, 2003 5:08 PM
what are you talking about on the drops part....??
are you looking for normal road handlebars except no section that projects back towards you..that is that there is no bar end atfter the drops which is the little section that points towards you.... so after the drops.. thats it...

if thats what your looking for... those are easy to make.. just buy a wider bar in the size that you are looking for and chop off the flat ends with a hack saw... file them smooth afterwards.. to get a clean finish
More info please... toonces...mr_e
Dec 16, 2003 8:12 PM
I suspect you mean you like a full curve in the drop, ie, non ergo /anatomic. Nitto makes several great bars like that (the B123 is a nice one). Most shops that have been around for a bit should have some older stock in the 42 cm range, a popular size when those were in common use. If yo want bigger, the Nittos are a great way to go (strong and not to flexy). Cinelli and Modolo, along with others, made a bunch of styles like that also.
More info please... toonces...toonces
Dec 17, 2003 11:00 PM
I'm looking for bars without the anatomical bends. But the full bar with drops and all. Does Nitto have a web site?
Ritchey, Salsa, & Deda make non-ergo bars, as do others. (nm)jtferraro
Dec 16, 2003 8:27 PM