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Soma Randonneurs: opinions?

Old 06-27-13, 10:55 AM
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Soma Randonneurs: opinions?

Anyone tried these?
https://store.somafab.com/sobrrabarrob.html

What did you think, compared to other randonneurs?
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Old 06-27-13, 12:32 PM
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I don't have any experience with them, but I have been eyeing a couple of other Randonneur style bars. The Nitto B-135AA SSB Randonneur and the SimWorks "Wild Honey Bar" (very possibly the same bar) both have 31.8 mm clamps which has become the modern standard.
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Aw, man...
I thought they were offering a new frame. Now I`m disappointed
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Originally Posted by rodar y rodar
Aw, man...
I thought they were offering a new frame. Now I`m disappointed

They are offering a new frame. I think that they are trying to produce/source other parts to round out the package.

Check this blog post about their Grand Randonneur frame.
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Nitto's version came on my 85 Specialized Expedition .. Rando bend bars have long ramps..
stick Brifters on them and reaching the brake levers from the hoods are a ways off.. ahead.

I use old Modolo brake levers and bar end shifters myself, still

seem similar in that a 46 has the tops a 38 width, as described [" end of drops.. overall width - 6.5cm..= tops "]
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