Shortest reach handlebars

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
jasperp
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by jasperp

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wheelsONfire
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by wheelsONfire

Of the hoods, it may do.
But not on the bars.
This is what i dislike not finding bars, designed to be as most want them.
I read about how bars are often mounted and it was flat top, not angled.
Personally i ordered 3T Superergo. But the measurement was totally off (reach longer to hoods).
As is Ritchey WCS Superlogic (carbon). From 78 to (105 - 12 = 93)
Only bar i have that is right on, is the older Easton EC90 Aero (red painted originally).
Unique angle where you actually mount the hoods.

BTW, i think Fairwheel bikes review of handlebars covers a part of this. Even though on MCFK it is a bit strange (IMO)
Many aero bars are actually designed as flat top bars.
Bikes:

Ax Lightness Vial EVO Race (2018.12.21)
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Paduano Racing Fidia (kind of shelved)
Open *UP* (2016.04.14)


Ex bike; Vial EVO D

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