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Road bars with flat transition to hoods

Old 02-16-09, 11:02 AM
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Road bars with flat transition to hoods

I need a list of bars that offer a straight transition from the flat part of the bar to the hoods like in this pic of an Easton EC90 Aero CNT Road Handlebar.

I like the EC90, I just want to know what other options are out there for me.
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There are tons out there currently as that is the new trend. You can be more specific and state what reach and drop and other shapes you are looking for.
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Ritchey WCS Logic bars are very nice in this regard. Also very stiff.
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Bontrager. It's kind of like your pictures there, but instead of the "ergo" drop section with the flat spot, it's round, more like a traditional bar.

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my fsa energy bars are perfect. i'm afraid to chage bars because i love the flat trasition they give me.

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Don't most bars out there these days offer that possiblity? It seems like it's more a question of how high you want to put your brake levers. Other than track bars (or old-school "crit" bars) which begin to sweep down and forward almost from the stem, most current bars have a flat top which then transitions into the curve - as long as you put your hoods high enough, you should get a flat transition, right?
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