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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 3:39 pm 
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GoldenEraMTBs post inspired me to do a 'what were they thinking when they fitted these' post for bar ends.

http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?p=1506166#1506166

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 3:45 pm 
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goodie! :wink: ive seen some fanagled stuff locally. Ill have to take some pics.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 9:16 pm 
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The usual one is where people have the bar ends just pointing straight up.

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Some people really don't know what bar-ends are for :)


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 9:30 pm 
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BITD these were called The Halfords Wave. :lol:


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:18 pm 
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Location: All you other Iron Men are just imitating
Inboard mounted bar ends.....mmm.....they might have something there.

Must stop sniffing this GT85 :D


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:21 pm 
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The inboard mounts aren't too drastic- basically cooncil Spinaccis! :P


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:26 pm 
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Inboards eh! Someone else thought they were a good idea too.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:51 pm 
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i did the inboard bar end thing years ago when i was getting over a pair of dislocated shoulders as it was the only way i could ride any sort of distance without being in excruciating pain (needed to keep my elbows wrists & shoulders in a straight line.)

it made braking interesting (turned the levers around) & shifting was even more ropey! ran out of space inside the bar ends so slid the thumbies underneath like a poor mans trigger shifter!


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I'm thinking of this......


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