22.2mm handlebars - typical thickness of material?

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tommydog
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22.2mm handlebars - typical thickness of material?

Postby tommydog » 12 May 2019, 10:30am

Does anyone know what thickness of material 22.2mm handlebars typically are? Is there normally difference in thickness between aluminium and steel bars?

Brucey
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Re: 22.2mm handlebars - typical thickness of material?

Postby Brucey » 12 May 2019, 10:52am

steel bars are normally much thinner-walled than aluminium bars. Aluminium bars vary in wall thickness depending on the material they are made from. If the question is really "will bar end shifters fit my 22.2mm handlebars?" the answer is usually "yes" if they are steel, but not if they are aluminium.

steel bars are normally about 1.5mm wall thickness but aluminium ones vary from ~2mm to about 3.5mm.

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tommydog
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Re: 22.2mm handlebars - typical thickness of material?

Postby tommydog » 12 May 2019, 4:12pm

Brucey wrote:steel bars are normally much thinner-walled than aluminium bars. Aluminium bars vary in wall thickness depending on the material they are made from. If the question is really "will bar end shifters fit my 22.2mm handlebars?" the answer is usually "yes" if they are steel, but not if they are aluminium.

steel bars are normally about 1.5mm wall thickness but aluminium ones vary from ~2mm to about 3.5mm.

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Many thanks for the information, that's exactly what I needed to know :D

scottg
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Re: 22.2mm handlebars - typical thickness of material?

Postby scottg » 13 May 2019, 1:46pm

Some AL bars, are bored at the ends to take bar end shifters.

example...
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