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aero/tt style bullhorns - BRANDS?

Old 04-01-08, 09:57 AM
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aero/tt style bullhorns - BRANDS?

So i'm finally coming to ssfg forums with this question that i've been trying to answer for a while. I own nitto rb-021s which are a great pair of bullhorns that have DROP.

Having viewed mash several times in the past and seen many other setups as well, i was inspired to look into what other bullhorns are out there (i don't care about bullhorns with no drop) Mostly i'm looking for something with a little less drop and less width than the nittos So please help...

WHAT DIFFERENT BRANDS/MODELS OF BULLHORNS (WITH DROP) ARE THERE [pics are great too]

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Syntace Stratos Comes in varying drop and size. Awesome and cheap too (dont know the version they have)
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The Nitto pursuit bars are the shortest width Tri/Pursuit/TT base bar on the market at 38cm. Everyone else makes a 40cm or a 42cm.

Pretty much if you can name the handlebar manufacturer, they make a TT bar. Go down to Veloce and see what they have in stock.
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profile, nashbar, syntace, Vision, FSA, HED, pedalsoft, easton.

There are probably more esoteric brands out there but that should get you started. Each makes a different kind of base bar / tt bar / bullhorn (whatever you want to call it). Since there are a multitude of names for the same kind of bar, I tried to list all of them to aid in your search. Good luck.
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I just got the Syntace Stratos from chuckbikes. I got the 38cm 200's, and absolutely love them. They have a slight drop and awesome shape, I would definitely recommend checking them out!
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^So those bars listed as item# br001 are the Syntace Stratos 200's?
I'm currently riding flip n' chops and have been eyeing these for a while....
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also, if you're into vintage stuff and frustration, there exist the cinelli tempo, 3ttt "moser", and mavic tt.
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+1 for the stratos
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I have a set of mavics. theyre nice.
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^So those bars listed as item# br001 are the Syntace Stratos 200's?
I'm currently riding flip n' chops and have been eyeing these for a while....
I emailed and asked if he had any 200's in stock... he said he had zeros, 200's, and 400's, so when I ordered I asked for the 200's! Not sure what he still has...
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+1billion on the stratos bars, i rock 40cm ones and they are the bomb, I dont think are actually syntace brand, just knock-offs but who cares. I rode profile stroker bars before that and im not going back.
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+1billion on the stratos bars, i rock 40cm ones and they are the bomb, I dont think are actually syntace brand, just knock-offs but who cares. I rode profile stroker bars before that and im not going back.
They're probably from the same factory. Mine are unbranded but are just like the Stratos. They're great.
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do the stratos/stratos knockoffs bend back a little towards the saddle befor curving into the straight horn parts? thats what it looks like to me. PICS would be greeeeeeat
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do the stratos/stratos knockoffs bend back a little towards the saddle befor curving into the straight horn parts? thats what it looks like to me. PICS would be greeeeeeat
Yeah, they sweep back a bit. I have the 200's (w/ a zero drop stem) and love em.


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god damn soma being the only maker of 25.4 bullhorns.


risers and drops for me for now!
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syntacs are awesome, got a pair from a fellow BFSSFG'r, love em.

the FSA vision TT basebars are something to checkout if you are looking for something relatively different and out there, but they are expensive as hell.
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I think only the small size Syntace's have that back bend, the 39cm versions. Creates a nice spot for your hands.

I like mine a lot. I just wish the horn itself had a slight continuous curve to it rather than flat and then flipped at the end. I don't really like grabbing a straight flat horn, it the one reason I like flop and chops but for overall comfort the syntace's rule.
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do the stratos/stratos knockoffs bend back a little towards the saddle befor curving into the straight horn parts? thats what it looks like to me. PICS would be greeeeeeat
Yep, that's what I love about them. Much nicer than riding on the tops of drops.
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I think only the small size Syntace's have that back bend, the 39cm versions. Creates a nice spot for your hands.

I like mine a lot. I just wish the horn itself had a slight continuous curve to it rather than flat and then flipped at the end. I don't really like grabbing a straight flat horn, it the one reason I like flop and chops but for overall comfort the syntace's rule.
Nah, I rock the 43's. They got it too. I ride almost strictly on the elbows
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