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Wahoo mount for 26.0 handlebars?

Old 07-27-20, 04:30 PM
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Wahoo mount for 26.0 handlebars?

Apologies if this has been explored already, but wasn't finding anything in the forum search. I'm trying to see if there are any good options for a Wahoo mount on handlebars with a 26.0 clamp. I could always figure out a shim, but would prefer something more elegant if it's out there. Thanks y'all!
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I recently ordered a couple extra Wahoo mounts for my other bikes, and was amazed that the "out front" mount does not come with a rubber shim for a 26.0 handlebar. Really disappointing.

'Course, then the new Wahoo computer stopped taking a charge, so now it's all a moot point.
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Yeah, I know it's not the most common bar size anymore, but I thought they'd at least throw a shim in the box.
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Have you tried looking at the K-Edge offerings?
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Originally Posted by dmanthree View Post
Have you tried looking at the K-Edge offerings?
K-Edge doesn't seem to make one as far as I can tell. A friend pointed me toward KOM Cycling, who include shims with their mounts. Aside from that, I found one on Shapeways that looks like it might do the trick: https://www.shapeways.com/product/8X...bar-mount-26mm -- doesn't look like the most durable thing, but I might give it a shot.
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Originally Posted by Koyote View Post
I recently ordered a couple extra Wahoo mounts for my other bikes, and was amazed that the "out front" mount does not come with a rubber shim for a 26.0 handlebar. Really disappointing.

'Course, then the new Wahoo computer stopped taking a charge, so now it's all a moot point.
They usually provide a few shims, but as 26 is an extinct bar size canít see why they would want to make a separate mount for that size. Itís really easy to just use a bunch of wraps of electrical tape.
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I cut a piece of narrow inner tube so 18" long, wrap it around the HB, try the mount on it and just keep cutting an inch or two at a time until the fit is good.

I'm not just saying this. All my HBs are 25.4 or 26.0. Nevgr owned a 31.8. I've got an Element Bolt on my good bike right now. (This trick works for all oversized HB mounts. I just keep that length of tube with it's computer, light or what-have-you. For a neater look, you can cut the tube into a narrow strip just the width of the clamp. but that required more than twice the wraps. I used to do that but no longer.
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