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Old 05-25-2011, 11:38 AM
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Default Re: What type of metal to use for hanlebars?

copper will definitely bend, and get crushed by the stem when you tighten it down.

last thing you want when going 30+ is your handlebars breaking...

if you really want the look of copper, you could get some regular bars copper plated.
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