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Leatherfeathers 02-01-19 11:02 PM

Aero bar arm pads for velo orange crazy bars
 
The title says most of it but here are the details. I got these bars

https://velo-orange.com/products/crazy-bars

I got them because I really like the idea of flat bars (swept in this case) with uprights that aren't bar ends. I grew up with bmx and mountain bikes so I'm really comfortable with straight bars and I ran bullhorns for a long time on many different single speed bikes and loved them. I've been trying to figure out a combination of the two and I really like the way these have done just that. I now have an idea that having aero bar pads would be cool for hunkering down on long flats, climbs, and decents with the flats for more technical secrions. I already have the aero section built in but I'm trying to find a solution for having just pads.

The problem is that I need to clamp them to to the uprights since there is no room on the outside of the before they sweep backward. I feel like there has to be something that'll work but I'm having a hard time.

Also, I don't post on here much so I'm sorry if this is the wrong forum for this. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

fietsbob 02-02-19 04:54 PM

center cross bar looks quite useful to put the aero bar set on... forget the "uprights" (whatever you meant about that) just go with the crossbar..



I'm trying to find a solution for having just pads.
​​​​​​​keep trying..

Happy Feet 02-03-19 01:00 AM

These aero bars have elbow pads that are removable and clamp to the bar horizontally like on a flat bar. If you can make space there they are a $20 solution.

https://www.ebay.com/p/Road-Bike-Aer...MTB/6021279958

boomhauer 02-03-19 01:37 PM


Originally Posted by Happy Feet (Post 20776793)
These aero bars have elbow pads that are removable and clamp to the bar horizontally like on a flat bar. If you can make space there they are a $20 solution.

https://www.ebay.com/p/Road-Bike-Aer...MTB/6021279958

I would love these to work on my Jones Bar but I think I would have the same problem as the OP. The clamps won't attach. These are slip on clamps and not two-piece.

I've been looking around the internets for the same thing the OP wants. Some clamps that hold the pads. It has to be a two-piece design.

Leatherfeathers 02-04-19 12:32 AM

​https://www.thinglink.com/scene/498130131382960128?buttonSource=viewLimits

I found this for the Jones bar application. Having a hard time finding those aero bars. I would also need shims since the tops of the crazy bar are 22.2 diameter though I would rather not. I guess the only theoretical way would be to use shims on the tops.

fietsbob 02-04-19 01:39 PM

Machined shims work very well ..

veganbikes 02-06-19 07:51 PM

I use my GC-1 grips, granted the bike the bars are on is not for me so size is way off but for the short rides I have done in that position it was fairly comfortable. You could try getting some thing like a set of Garmin mounts and cut some foam pads and put them on some plexiglass or something and then mount those backwards on the non-sweptback portion of the bars and they could be removeable.


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