When Pigs Fly | Wooden Handlebars

IMG_0859Finally, my wooden handlebars came in from Italy. They were made to match the rims. I had to shorten the stem and bolt to get the steering height as low a possible.

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IMG_0853The bolt had to be rethreaded but that failed. The bolt wasn’t thick enough and the new thread broke when tightening down the handlebar.

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IMG_0886So I made a new bolt myself using M8 wire thread and an m8 nut. My welding is getting a little bit better.

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IMG_0864Handlebars mounted.

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