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    John Tomac Cinelli Drop Bars

    Does anyone know what makes these bars different? From what I've been able to find they have a different bend to them.

    Any details on bend radius/drop/etc.?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Retro Dude View Post
    Does anyone know what makes these bars different? From what I've been able to find they have a different bend to them.

    Any details on bend radius/drop/etc.?
    Are you talking about the black bars from Germany (that John actually never used) or the actual bars from his bike?

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    One of these:

    John Tomac Cinelli Drop Bars-tomac-cinelli.jpg

    With the "JT" etched into the bar
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    Super wide
    looking for 20-21" P team

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    They are listed at 46cm

    Any flare?

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    No flare that I remember. Felt like 46 inside-inside
    looking for 20-21" P team

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    If I recall correctly these also were 25.4 diameter (for MTB stems), whereas standard road drop bars at the time featured 26.0.

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    And they are very strong!

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    What drop bars did he use?
    Wanted: more of the same ... but different

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCMDoc View Post
    What drop bars did he use?
    According to this, Cinelli drops. Road bars that were just wider?

    <a href="https://s77.photobucket.com/user/ameybrook/media/Bikes/Yeti/DSC03028_zps6b9078d2.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="https://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j52/ameybrook/Bikes/Yeti/DSC03028_zps6b9078d2.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo DSC03028_zps6b9078d2.jpg"/></a>


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    This is what triggered the posting:

    Cinelli Curva John Tomac NOS Handlebar | Planet X

    Price is decent but the shipping is not - $66

    Was thinking maybe a group order to spread shipping cost, but not sure if it's worth it. From what I can tell it's a 46cm Cinelli with "JT" etched in it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ameybrook View Post
    According to this, Cinelli drops. Road bars that were just wider?

    <a href="https://s77.photobucket.com/user/ameybrook/media/Bikes/Yeti/DSC03028_zps6b9078d2.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="https://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j52/ameybrook/Bikes/Yeti/DSC03028_zps6b9078d2.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo DSC03028_zps6b9078d2.jpg"/></a>

    Darn it, now I want to see the custom XT pedal cages by Tomac and Parker.




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    Quote Originally Posted by CCMDoc View Post
    What drop bars did he use?
    Doc I'm shocked! You don't know what drop bars Tomac ran? I guess the poster of him above your bed has him running flat bars

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    Quote Originally Posted by shawnw View Post
    Doc I'm shocked! You don't know what drop bars Tomac ran? I guess the poster of him above your bed has him running flat bars
    I guess I should switch them out on a regular basis ...
    Wanted: more of the same ... but different

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    Planet X is currently licensing the Tomac name... Interesting that they bought up those bars.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed View Post
    Planet X is currently licensing the Tomac name... Interesting that they bought up those bars.
    Helps the process for people making incorrect drop bar bikes emulating JT!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    Helps the process for people making incorrect drop bar bikes emulating JT!
    You'd need a JT-type bike first, though.
    Wanted: more of the same ... but different

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    Still curious...anybody have a pic of the custom XT pedal cages he was using?




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