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Old 10-01-08, 10:47 AM   #1
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Alloy Dirt drop bars

First, as an old-school steel bike guy, I have to vent that the whole black component EVERYTHING makes me crazy. I realize it's probably because it's cheaper to powdercoat than polish, but I miss the shiny stuff.

That said, I'm doing an old mountain bike (well, more of a fire trail tourer, actually) conversion and am wishing I could find some alloy (read NOT black) dirt drop bars without paying the ebay prices the old ones go for (when available, which is rare.) Anyone know of a source, or a good alloy bar which is sort of similar to a dirtdrop?
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Old 10-01-08, 04:23 PM   #2
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I have a couple sets of the Origin 8 Gary bars. Mine are black, but I know when I was flipping through the catalog at my LBS, the Space bars were available in silver, so you might be able to get them. Can't hurt to check.
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Old 10-01-08, 05:41 PM   #3
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