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Originally Posted by Salamandrine View Post
Just a head's up. Cinelli bars were 26.4 mm, not 26.0. This lasted long past the end of the shield logo era. People used to cram them into 26.0 3TTT bars and get away with it, but it really isn't a good idea.

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Originally Posted by Andy_K View Post
That's what I've read, but these measure 25.97mm on my digital calipers and fit easily in a 26.0 mm Nitto. I've found a few other examples of people claiming they had 26.0 shield logo Cinelli bars.
Here's an example: Odd-Size, Vintage Cinelli Bars?

And there's an interesting note here: Velo-Retro: Cinelli Timeline

"Every Cinelli stem had a 26.4mm clamp all the way until the 1990s, with a freakish 26.0 exception from the '60s."

So if they made some 26.0 stems, it seems reasonable to think they also made some 26.0 handlebars?
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