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Looking for wide handlebar with shallow drop and ergo

Old 05-20-13, 12:11 PM
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Looking for wide handlebar with shallow drop and ergo

Doe anyone make a wide handlebar with a shallow drop that is ergonomic? Would be great to get one either 44 or 46 c-c at the hood. I prefer the ergo hand position at the drops, but a shallow drop is more important. I have looked at some bars by 3T, Deda, Cinelli, etc. The 44 cm ones are at the drops so the hoods are narrower. I am okay with alloy bars or carbon bars.

I know this is carbon's area, but if I can get one with a flatter or oval top, that would be cool. This is not a must-have though. My bike is a Roubaix with internal routing, if that matters.
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Old 05-20-13, 12:14 PM
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FSA Wing pro?
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Old 05-20-13, 12:19 PM
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I think the 44 cm is measured at the drop and the hoods are 2 cm less wide. I looked at that- very popular too and mostly fits the bill. I am quite sure that the drops flare out and are 44 but the hoods are 42. Is that not true.

I have long arms (6'4" span) but I have mid-back issues that arise if I have too narrow a hand position. Then I am out for two weeks. I have a 44 but it is not ergo. I will also look at the Specialized offerings.
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Ritchey's seem to run the full 44cm C-to-C at the hoods. The Logic II is ergo, but I'm not sure if a 142mm drop is considered shallow? Reach is 82mm.
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Maybe not, but my 3T Ergonova's fit that description perfectly. Oval/flat tops, shallow drop, ergo. My favorite bar to date... Slightly wider at the drops, but if that is the only downside are the upsides enough to get past that?
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ITM Wing Pro is another fine choice, available in alu.
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How about the Zipp Vuka Sprint? I have one in 44cm and it's great; shallow drop and a nice wide grip on top.

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Check out the Specialized Shallow Bend bars. After putting them on my commuter, and wrapping in Fizik Performance 3mm tape, I switched the rest of my bikes to this setup. The tops are not quite round, not quite flat. If you want ergo, my Specialized Shallow Drop SL carbon bars will be appearing on eBay soon.
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Deda Presa, 77mm reach, and 128mm drop.
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Syntace Racelite CDR 31.8, same dimensions in carbon http://www.syntaceusa.com/index.cfm?pid=3&pk=1831, or Alloy http://www.syntaceusa.com/index.cfm?pid=3&pk=1838, http://www.syntaceusa.com/index.cfm?pid=3&pk=1848. The CDR is not flat or oval, but is swept back. Reach is long for a shallow drop, which serves me well for a wide range of hand positions. I have the 46 in 2014.
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Ritchey Biomax if you can find it would fit the bill nicely.

http://www.ritcheylogic.com/dyn_prodfamily.php?k=299398
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FSA wing pro compact 80mm reach, 125mm drop, fairly light and can be had for cheap. I have them now, I have the same reach as you, 6'4" fingertip-to-fingertip.

MSRP is $89 but you can find them cheap on ebay if you search for them. Here is a link for some, but there are others. http://www.ebay.com/itm/FSA-Wing-Pro...item53f8616c26
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Tompson carbon bars are true 46 cc bars, not o to o.
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