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Old 01-13-09, 06:36 PM   #1
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Extensions- need help

I have a question. I now have a trek soho with flat handle bars and 90 degree extensions. I would like to know if they make some sort of straight extension that would fit into my existing extensions. This way I would have another hand position similar to trekking bars without the cost.
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I have a question. I now have a trek soho with flat handle bars and 90 degree extensions. I would like to know if they make some sort of straight extension that would fit into my existing extensions. This way I would have another hand position similar to trekking bars without the cost.
A trekking bar from Nashbar is $22 and would be safer than making more connections on barends. Two bar ends would be prone to twisting.

Something like this would work too. The AT3 was a pretty good bar in its day.
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I agree; attaching bar ends to bar ends would be prone to twisting -and in the worst case scenario could be unsafe. I also think you would be better off by simply buying a trekking bar (or similar), though you most likely will also need to invest in a new stem. Changing the hardware from your current flat bar to the trekking bar is fairly easy too.


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A trekking bar from Nashbar is $22 and would be safer than making more connections on barends. Two bar ends would be prone to twisting.

Something like this would work too. The AT3 was a pretty good bar in its day.
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