Re: [CR]Looking for a Randonneur handlebar


Example: Framebuilders:Brian Baylis

From: "henox" <henox@icycle.net>
To: <DavidS4410@aol.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, "Sheldon Brown" <CaptBike@sheldonbrown.com>
References: <1ab.1246888d.2ba7b3e4@aol.com> <p05200fe0ba9c1e82aa79@[10.0.1.15]>
Subject: Re: [CR]Looking for a Randonneur handlebar
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2003 21:28:53 -0800



> >If anyone has a randonneur handlebar they are willing to part with please let
> >me know offlist. Send price. needs to be 26.0 and 42/44cm.

Re: above, Sheldon wrote:
> I very much doubt that such a thing ever existed. Randonneur bars
> were very much a French thing. Every randonneur bar I've ever seen
> was either standard ISO size (25.4 mm) or old French size (25 mm).
> We stock both of these. 26 mm is the old Italian size, and the
> Italians were never into randonneurs.

Actually, the Italian ITM make a nice randonneur bar which would match the stated requirements, though it may never have been exported to the U.S.

Hugh Enox
La Honda