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Recommendations for "C" handlebars?

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Old 02-25-08, 07:55 AM
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Recommendations for "C" handlebars?

Hey utilitarians! In my parts search for my utility build, I am having trouble finding decent looking "C" shaped bars. The problem is it's hard to search for them when the most descriptice thing about them is just a single letter of the alphabet.

I'm wondering if anyone has any suggestions for nice strong swept back "C" bars -- perhaps something I can ask my LBS to order, or possibly order myself online?

Of course as always I'd like to keep the price low :-)

Any suggestions are much appreciated!
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Old 02-25-08, 08:08 AM
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How about these?

http://www.xtracycle.com/c-bars-p-120.html
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Yeah, not bad for $30 .. I was just searching around myself and found a few bars by Nitto that may also fit the bill. I wonder who makes those ones on the xtracycle page?
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Originally Posted by larry_llama View Post
I wonder who makes those ones on the xtracycle page?
Probably made by Pyramid. They make them in chrome plate and alloy. the chrome is cheaper but heavier.
http://www.bikepartsusa.com/cgi-bin/...gory=handlebar
http://www.bikepartsusa.com/cgi-bin/...gory=handlebar
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THese also look good
http://hiawathacyclery.com/cart/inde...products_id=11
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I know Nitto is cool but $$$$. here are the same in style for less than half
http://www.bikepartsusa.com/cgi-bin/...gory=handlebar
or chrome
http://www.bikepartsusa.com/cgi-bin/...gory=handlebar

Here are some cheaper NItto's http://www.hiawathacyclery.com/cart/...d00b5ea7c1e785

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I like my Nitto Dove, very reasonably priced

http://www.rivbike.com/search/run?qu...product=16-123
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Originally Posted by larry_llama View Post
Yeah, not bad for $30 .. I was just searching around myself and found a few bars by Nitto that may also fit the bill. I wonder who makes those ones on the xtracycle page?
Dimension makes those ones in particular, according to the Big Dummy specs.
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Soma has some decent bars, as well as Velo-Orange

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