Big bars for big riders

by sponging-machine   March 25, 2009  

I'm keen to replace my bars as they feel a bit cramped. They're the OEM jobs that came with my Giant Defy. They're 44cm c-c and ergo shaped, but that's all I know about them.

As I'm larger than the average cyclist (6'5", 115kg), I'm guessing that there aren't too many bars to fit, but your suggestions would be most welcome.

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46cm is as much width as you're likely to get i think. the salsas'll give you a bit of extra space and the ergo drops are good, cheap and all

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posted by purplecup [233 posts]
25th March 2009 - 22:44


I was just going to say the same, I know some big ole boys who like them. Here's a link to them on Wiggle, but have a look around and you can get 'em cheaper

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posted by thebikeboy [138 posts]
25th March 2009 - 22:52


WTB makes some very nice, big wide drops- they're similar to Salsa bell laps 46cm wide- great on a crosser or a rough stuff tourer too.

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posted by Shaun Audane [775 posts]
26th March 2009 - 20:45


thanks chaps.

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posted by sponging-machine [108 posts]
27th March 2009 - 16:18