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Old 07-11-11, 08:26 PM   #1
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Show Me Your Bar Ends

So i'm just interested at the different Bar ends everybody is using with there hybrids. One of the fall backs of a hybrid is the lack of hand positions that a road bike provides.

Right now i have some Novara bar ends wrapped in some tape that turn inwards a little bit. and up just a little. I have them level with the handlebars so when i lean into them i'm a little more forward and they let me cruise in a lower profile.



Just wondering what everyone else is working with, looking for maybe another alternative. My girlfriend is about to buy a 7.2 FX and i'm looking into new bar ends for me and giving her the ones i have now.
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Old 07-11-11, 09:29 PM   #2
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Since you already have what appears to be a set of GP1s on your bike I don't have to tell you what excellent grips Ergon makes. I find that their integrated barends are every bit as good as their grips. I have a pair of GC2s on my family hauler. IMHO they don't look out of place with the riser bars, and a great feature of the GC2 is that the end of the bar remains open should you want to install a mirror. The barend is short (2 fingers) but gives me all the comfort I need for this application:



I also have a set of GC3s. While the bike pictured below now sports a trekking bar/GP1 setup, the GC3s were every bit as comfortable and will soon find a home on my next project bike:


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http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/BBB-BAR-E...item53e831f0e1
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Mine are very similar to the OPs setup



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Up, up and away! Riser stem, riser bars and riser barends on the comfort bike.


Smooth ergonomic Titec Pluto carbon barends on the Hybridized MTB.


Cannondale XYZ barends on the sporty hybrid.
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Old 07-12-11, 03:33 PM   #7
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I just taped my barends yesterday.

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Esox, what handlebar is that?
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Those aerobars make it look like a time-trial bike.
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I ended up cutting the curves off mine so the mirror would work. Also been thinking of replacing the grips and bar taping everything.



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...Also been thinking of replacing the grips and bar taping everything.
I've done that before but then switched to the Ergon grips. definitely a wise choice.
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Ritchey Comp flat bar, 5D bend x 580mm wide with Profile Design Boxer bar ends and Profile Design Jammer GT aerobars.
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So i'm just interested at the different Bar ends everybody is using with there hybrids. One of the fall backs of a hybrid is the lack of hand positions that a road bike provides.

Right now i have some Novara bar ends wrapped in some tape that turn inwards a little bit. and up just a little. I have them level with the handlebars so when i lean into them i'm a little more forward and they let me cruise in a lower profile.



Just wondering what everyone else is working with, looking for maybe another alternative. My girlfriend is about to buy a 7.2 FX and i'm looking into new bar ends for me and giving her the ones i have now.
How do those barends clamp to the bar? Do they have things that attach to the inside of the bar, like a quill stem (how it attaches to the steerer tube) or does it clamp on to the outside of the bar, like most barends?
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How do those barends clamp to the bar? Do they have things that attach to the inside of the bar, like a quill stem (how it attaches to the steerer tube) or does it clamp on to the outside of the bar, like most barends?
They clamp like most bar ends. Then I rolled tape over everything
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I just taped my barends yesterday.

Hallo,

could you tell me the name of those barends please?
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