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PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:41 am 
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KOGAN wrote:
Ok so update is went to local bike shop...was shown some Easton EC90s in a 40cm, Reynold Carbon bars in a 42cm and we are gonna have a look at some Pro Vibe carbon monocoque bars as well.

any Alu suggestions that are light?

Also still looking for a bar that has a narrower bar top section?

Zipp I'm still not sure on..very expensive and 3T had reports of flexing.

thanks


Reynolds haven't made bars in about 5years, there pro round versions (not ouzo pro) were extremely light


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:28 pm 
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the Reynolds i saw werent featherweight..we weighed them to be 220g.

Still on the search...more and more keen to go Ec90 slx with the current 3t arx pro stem


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:58 pm 
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If you can get a 3T Prima used or NOS those were under 200 grams in aluminum.

you can check out the weights here.

http://weightweenies.starbike.com/listi ... ortby=real

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2013 7:08 pm 
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Thanks stella-azzurra...interesting suggestion.

dont seem to do a 31.8 bar though and most i found are in silver.

Nice weight though!


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2013 7:17 pm 
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3T Prima comes in black painted aluminum and they do not have 31.8.

Check on ebay there is a NOS "3TTT Less 199" for 165$

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 04, 2013 8:07 pm 
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easton slx3 are nice bars, u can get them very narrow, and decently cheap. not very stiff.

-17 stems are king of dope. get one.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2013 10:14 am 
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so got round the problem of matching bars and stem with the help of a bit of nail varnish remover!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/105852955@N06/10755484243/

Gonna go for a set of these now as well, as like the shape, hear they are pretty stiff and light.

http://www.evanscycles.com/products/pro ... c-ec042623


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2013 2:39 pm 
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anatomic, c'mon son!

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2013 2:57 pm 
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nothing wrong with anatomic


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2013 5:15 pm 
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KOGAN wrote:
nothing wrong with anatomic


Just the shape ;)

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Oh c'mon, surely it is a little wrong, right up there with taping your bars all the way to the stem and mismatching socks :)

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:21 am 
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Reports of stem flex are often greatly exaggerated.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 6:10 am 
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nathanong87 wrote:
-17 stems are king of dope. get one.


Lol...there is again! I'm sorry this term just makes me laugh...

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2013 3:05 pm 
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in an impulsive turn of events..saw these at a major discount and went for them...

http://www.wiggle.co.uk/ritchey-superlo ... SuperLogic

Shape and weight look good, Hope they're a good set of bars! :?


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 4:30 pm 
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KOGAN wrote:
so got round the problem of matching bars and stem with the help of a bit of nail varnish remover!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/105852955@N06/10755484243/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Gonna go for a set of these now as well, as like the shape, hear they are pretty stiff and light.

http://www.evanscycles.com/products/pro ... c-ec042623" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


Just need to use nail varnish remover on seatpost now......


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