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    partly metal, partly real sp00ki's Avatar
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    carbon fiber bullhorns?

    Does anyone manufacture carbon fiber bullhorns without the flat aero section? i'm looking for a round tube throughout the bar.
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    Road [racing] is one of the only sports where adult men can compete in a non-scholastic setting, so inevitably 8/10 racers are fiercely-competitive nobodies. It's fun as hell, but it's also the foremost refuge of defeated and aging jocks, turned middle-management types.

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    never seen any, but maybe you could chop'n'flop some carbon road bars
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    talk about overkill. the carbon components should stay on the track bikes. the street is not the track.

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    please...
    spend 50 miles riding on less than ideal pavement and tell me that carbon bars are overkill.

    stick to what you know, k?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bonechilling View Post
    Road [racing] is one of the only sports where adult men can compete in a non-scholastic setting, so inevitably 8/10 racers are fiercely-competitive nobodies. It's fun as hell, but it's also the foremost refuge of defeated and aging jocks, turned middle-management types.

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    HERE you go... kinda pricy though
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    ohh come on, and people wonder why bicycling dont get no respect

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    Quote Originally Posted by okay View Post
    ohh come on, and people wonder why bicycling dont get no respect

    yeah dude I agree, I refuse to use good components because I am not thor hushovd.

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    Quote Originally Posted by okay View Post
    people wonder why bicycling dont get no respect
    no they don't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sp00ki View Post
    Does anyone manufacture carbon fiber bullhorns without the flat aero section?
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    Quote Originally Posted by sp00ki View Post
    please...
    spend 50 miles riding on less than ideal pavement and tell me that carbon bars are overkill.

    stick to what you know, k?
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    I ride on lots of cobblestones every day, and carbon bars are overkill. Invest in some good bar tape and a decent pair of gloves; your hands will be happy.

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    there's a big difference between a mile of cobblestones and two hours of road buzz.
    i wouldn't be asking if i didn't have a reason.
    Quote Originally Posted by bonechilling View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by sp00ki View Post
    there's a big difference between a mile of cobblestones and two hours of road buzz.
    i wouldn't be asking if i didn't have a reason.
    I wouldn't be commenting if I only rode on a mile of cobblestones a day. If you want to piss your money away instead of looking for practical solutions have fun at it.

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    thanks. back to the topic...
    Quote Originally Posted by bonechilling View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by sp00ki View Post
    thanks. back to the topic...
    Sorry, I though the topic was helping you deal with road buzz, my bad.

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    it's ok, simple mistake.
    Quote Originally Posted by bonechilling View Post
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    It's starting to look like flop & chops with the way these searches are going. The flat aero sections are aCtually really nice, except for the part about not being able to grab in the middle of the section. But the outer corners are much more comfortable than the round counterparts.
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    how about instead of wasting your money you learn how to not let trivial **** bother you

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    Quote Originally Posted by operator View Post
    It's starting to look like flop & chops with the way these searches are going. The flat aero sections are aCtually really nice, except for the part about not being able to grab in the middle of the section. But the outer corners are much more comfortable than the round counterparts.
    another point: i use a cross lever on the flat section. this is my main reason behind avoiding the aero section bars.

    but yeah, i'm also coming up empty on searches.
    Quote Originally Posted by bonechilling View Post
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    Out of stock and 31.8 and expensive. Not quite round, but the closest I could find.

    Chop and flop is probably going to be the cheapest/easily accessible.

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    Why do people care what he wants to spend his money on?



    And I haven't seen round carbon bullhorns, only the ones for Tri bikes
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    ^^those also have a flat section.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ~Stuart~ View Post
    Why do people care what he wants to spend his money on?



    And I haven't seen round carbon bullhorns, only the ones for Tri bikes
    I certainly don't. I was only trying to be helpful by offering up practical solutions to road buzz based on riding on seriously bad roads every day for the last eight years. It seems that the OP just wants to be a dick for some reason.

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    How does carbon help with bumpy roads?

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    the expensiveness of it makes up for a lack in manliness

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    I like huerro's solution. Take another look at that monstrous homemade carbon frankenbike/deathtrap on VS for an example of what not to do.

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