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 Post subject: Re: MCFK Handlebar
PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 10:21 am 
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mine arrived this morning
very nice shape but heavier than announced !
but it is pefect with my nora stem


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 Post subject: Re: MCFK Handlebar
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 Post subject: Re: MCFK Handlebar
PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 10:33 am 
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steff wrote:
mine arrived this morning
very nice shape but heavier than announced !
but it is pefect with my nora stem


nice bike
:P


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 Post subject: MCFK Handlebar
PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 11:49 am 
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steff wrote:
mine arrived this morning
very nice shape but heavier than announced !
but it is pefect with my nora stem


Very nice Steff. You could cut some of the end of the bars. They seem very long. Thatll save some weight.

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 Post subject: Re: MCFK Handlebar
PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 12:34 pm 
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Thanks
I will try the handlebar and see if the 'end' is too long or not


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 Post subject: Re: MCFK Handlebar
PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 1:03 pm 
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It is very compact visually
I come from 3T rotundo ltd ( I tried schmolke but it was not compact enought)
What do you think about it ?


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 Post subject: Re: MCFK Handlebar
PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 1:11 pm 
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Have you presented this build yet? I'd like to see a build list :thumbup:

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 Post subject: Re: MCFK Handlebar
PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 1:14 pm 
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gumgardner wrote:
Have you presented this build yet? I'd like to see a build list :thumbup:


I already presented it in the cervelo post but I will create dedicated post (with my bad English :oops: )


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 Post subject: Re: MCFK Handlebar
PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 1:24 pm 
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It needs it's own post. I see a lot of WW goodies on there. :beerchug:

Your English is fine. Don't worry about it.

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 Post subject: Re: MCFK Handlebar
PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 9:41 pm 
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agree with gumgardner about that Cervélo, looks really light.

But sad that the handlebar was so "heavy". Nordischer Rahmenbaustem?

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 Post subject: Re: MCFK Handlebar
PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 11:48 pm 
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Hi,

steff wrote:
Thanks
I will try the handlebar and see if the 'end' is too long or not


Ordered from Dulight?

Personally I would not cut the ends of the HB as it is meant to provide two positions in the drops: one slanted so you can use the brakes and shifters and the one at the end of the bar more horizontal so you can be more relaxed while still in the drops.

The shape of the bar is actually designed by grandmaster and holder of about 40 patents, Francois Kerautret. It was copied by ITM first then Syntace and now MCFK.

Ciao, ;)

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 Post subject: MCFK Handlebar
PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2012 11:52 pm 
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Cut it ;)

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 Post subject: Re: MCFK Handlebar
PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2012 12:06 am 
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Hi,

LOL. I know you would. :lol:

BTW, AFAIK they don't have a stem as yet but they do have another new product which may be of interest to some:

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Ciao, ;)

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 Post subject: Re: MCFK Handlebar
PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2012 2:37 am 
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Do you have a link to order from MCFK??


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 Post subject: Re: MCFK Handlebar
PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2012 2:50 am 
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Hi,

You can order straight from the manufacturer using a form you need to fill in:

http://www.mcfk.de/index.php (See: "Bestellung")

Or from this shop:

http://www.dulight.fr/ (I think the owner is British)

Ciao, ;)

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 Post subject: Re: MCFK Handlebar
PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2012 5:10 pm 
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I'm quite a big fan of MCFK, but the weight of these bars for that price is not very impressive. I have some Zipp SLs that weight 167g.

The shape is darn ugly too...


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