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PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 8:56 pm 
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Location: somewhere in the Italian Alps
first generation ergal/steel STM levers: the black part is steel tig welded!!!!!!
titanium bar with longitudinal TIG welding

you don't see frequently such parts

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 2:41 pm 
BoTM Winner
BoTM Winner

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Location: NW England
That handlebar is nuts, I know that litespeed and other used rolled and welded (seamed) titanium tubing but I've never seen any use of seamed tubing where the weld was so prominant before. Love it, great to see parts that show how much development has been made over the last 20 years.

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