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Nitto handlebars making sense of the range

Old 02-13-18, 06:01 AM
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Nitto handlebars making sense of the range

Nitto uses mysterious model numbers for its products (e.g. Neat Mod.104) which are further obscured by everyone abbreviating or misspelling them in the time-honoured, slapdash fashion of the web.

Additionally the PDF catalogue is incomplete, possibly because some companies have commissioned their own Nitto products (Rivendell with the Noodle?), which are nonetheless available elsewhere.

Whats more, its impossible to tell anything useful about the shape of a three-dimensional drop handlebar from a three-quarter view so of course that is almost always the view presented.

Ideally Id like to know the shape of all the Nitto handlebars, but failing that, is there a handlebar a bit like the Noodle but without the rearward sweep of the tops?

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I would drop an email to Nitto.
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Try the MOD 176 Dream Bar.

It has flat ramps like the Noodle but no sweep and a slight 2 flare per side, similar reach and drop. It is also commissioned by Rivendell and available at many different websites at wildly different prices.

Be careful of counterfeits.

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Originally Posted by Samuel D View Post
Ideally Id like to know the shape of all the Nitto handlebars, but failing that, is there a handlebar a bit like the Noodle but without the rearward sweep of the tops?

The drop portion looks pretty much like your typical 'Classic Bend' bar, though they might have a bit more reach than something like a 3T Rotundo. Regardless, searching for 'classic bend' should yield a number of results.
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