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Creative ideas to mount lights, etc., to OS handlebars?

Old 01-26-07, 11:45 AM
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Creative ideas to mount lights, etc., to OS handlebars?

I recently upgraded my rain bike from having standard 26.4 handlebars to 31.8, which means that although I now have a significantly stiffer interface with my handlebar/stem/frame junction, my lights no longer fit.

I saw an FSA adapter on eBay for the positively rediculous price of $25 or so, but I'm wondering if any of you have cheap and ingenious fixes for this problem. I refuse to spend $25 on something just because it says "FSA" on it when there's probably a much cheaper and equally effective solution somewhere else.
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I put a light/computer mount together using reflector clamps and a piece of closet hanger pipe. Put 2 pairs of reflector clamps together so they look like 8, each set. Then one side of the 8 goes on the bars and the other claps the pipe. Most of the cost was in the end caps fro the pipe. That was the only part I had to buy specifically for this. I can get a picture when I will get home. Let me know if you need it.
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I think I follow along with what you're describing there. Sounds interesting. Yeah - a pic would be cool. Thanks.
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These always a Spacebar (oversized of course ) or a Sidetrak

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Interesting . . . I'll look into those, too. Looks like you like to see where you're going, huh?
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Interesting . . . I'll look into those, too. Looks like you like to see where you're going, huh?
And I have a helmet light 75 watts total. When I've made my fortune, I might do the same with HID...but I might be arrested for carrying a dangerous weapon!
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do you know where u can get the sidetrak cheaper?

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