Bar ends

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by Bob_betty, 10 Jun 2008.

  1. Bob_betty

    Bob_betty New Member

    I recently purchased these of a popular auction website and they work very well if a little short on the quality side.

    Does anyone know where I could purchase in the above style?
    as I find my hanlebars are small enough without loosing an inch.
  2. Maz

    Maz Legendary Member

    I'm afraid I don't quite follow you, old boy. What is it you want to purchase, exactly?
  3. swee'pea99

    swee'pea99 Legendary Member

    Or to put it another way, do wot john?
  4. k-dog

    k-dog New Member

    He wants bar ends with an internal mechanism - unlike most of the current ones where you have to lose some bar space.

    I haven't seen any in a long time.
  5. Steve Austin

    Steve Austin The Marmalade Kid

    Cheaper to buy some wider bars and some new bar ends. Decent bar can be bought for a tenner EG Easton EA30
  6. OP

    Bob_betty New Member

    Yes exactly it :wacko:
    The ones pictured are ok but feel cheap and cant see them lasting that long.
    So I've stuck them on me old mountain bike to use as a tester.
  7. Charlotte's Tandems

    Charlotte's Tandems Senior Member

    Does anyone know where I too can get some internal fitting bar ends? I've tried the popular auction site.
  8. kewb

    kewb New Member

  9. Charlotte's Tandems

    Charlotte's Tandems Senior Member

    Thanks for the advice but I want to keep my current bars and just put the bar ends on now and then.

    Does anyone else know where I might get them? New or secondhand?
  10. Charlotte's Tandems

    Charlotte's Tandems Senior Member

  11. Charlotte's Tandems

    Charlotte's Tandems Senior Member

    Eventually got the bar ends. Not bad: 7 months after ordering them.

    They are supplied with sleeves. Unfortunately the sleeve diameter is too big for my bars and if I don't use the sleeves then the bar ends don't grip. I've put some sandpaper in the bars instead of the sleeve as a temporary solution. Anyone got any better ideas?

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