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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2009 6:19 pm 
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I got and had only carbon bars. in standard and OS and love them. The patten is so cool too 8)


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The patten is so cool too 8)


Well, I don't like to admit to being swayed too much by aesthetics but this is probably 70% of the reason why I want some, the other 30% being their weight, or lack of :)


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Russ, i've got ritchy wcs on both my modern and can say that i too thought like you, but just "used the force" and 2 years on they are fine,
I have had some big off's too, mainly with some bar/ground action.

Tintin, wtf is going on there then :?:


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I've used carbon bars and posts for years and never any prob's

Although i do ride like a six stone girl with a my little pony in her basket and wearing flip flops!!







Al, a bit rough but not at all tough, Cornwall. :D


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Thing is **any** especially lightweight bike component is liable to sudden, catastrophic failure.


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Tintin, wtf is going on there then :?:


Had too get some things off the top of the wardrobe. More fun to put the GF on my shoulders than getting a chair :wink: :lol:


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tintin, you're more barmy than barmy funggy Phipps!!

Well that's what Gussy Finknottle told me.

Al, :wink:


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tintin, you're more barmy than barmy funggy Phipps!!

Well that's what Gussy Finknottle told me.

Al, :wink:


:shock: going off subject this thread :lol: :lol: I was 44 last Monday going on 24 :lol:


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al wrote:
tintin, you're more barmy than barmy funggy Phipps!!

Well that's what Gussy Finknottle told me.

Al, :wink:


:shock: going off subject this thread :lol:


Yeah, more interesting than discussing carbon bars though. And that discussion was over when they got Heathys seal of approval anyway. If they're good enough to withstand his tomfoolery, I'm not going to break them.


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