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Originally Posted by ThermionicScott View Post
I could have sworn that the B105 was a smaller version of the B115 -- shorter reach and less drop but otherwise the same shape, seemingly perfect for what you want. But when I look at stuff on sale right now, both are described as having the same 95mm reach and 140mm drop, and Nitto's page doesn't even list the B115.

I'm having a Mandela Effect moment here.
Okay, I wasn't crazy, at least in this instance. Nitto made "LD" and "RD" versions of the B105, which had only 65mm reach. I wonder if these are what I have seen for sale in the past?

Scroll down about half-way to page 10: The catalogs of Japanese vintage bicycle

P.S. Universal Cycles's mfg number for the 37cm B105 is "B105-RD-370MM" -- if you're interested in a bar that narrow, you could contact them and see if it has the shorter reach: https://www.universalcycles.com/shop...s.php?id=10113
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