Re: [CR]Handlebar Sizing Guide

Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2001 20:23:24 -0700
To: "John D" <>, "Mark Poore" <>, <>
From: Joseph Bender-Zanoni <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Handlebar Sizing Guide
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I don't know about the least drop and reach but Bicycle Classics has the Nitto B65LL. It has a 140 drop and a moderate reach. It is my favorite bar, beautifully made and heat treated for strength.

Joe Bender-Zanoni

At 05:01 PM 7/14/01 -0700, John D wrote:
>Mark Poore said:
>"In the catalog from our wholesaler the measurements for drop run from
>136-160 and for the reach 65-105. "
>Mark. Within this range what would be considered "normal"? That is if you
>indiscriminately went to 50 shops and bought 2 sets of bars at each, Without
>specifying what you wanted and in a medium price range, what sizes would you
>likely end up with? And, more important, how difficult is it to find bars
>with, say, a 136 drop and a 65 reach. I would love to have the least drop
>and the shortest reach on all my bikes. Any suggestions as to brand and
>models. Anyone else have some input?
>John Dunn in Napa Valley