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Destroying Angel

Been riding this frame since I bought it brand new in 2009. We have been through quite a bit together. Can anyone tell me anything about these weird Nitto bars? Don't tell me that I have em on bckwds because I already know that...

Frame:
2009 KHS Flite 100. 53cm

Fork/Headset:
Stock/ Chris King

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Soma Hellyer/ unknown

Pedals:
MKS Sylvan/ Toshi doubles/ steel clips

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
EAI Deluxe Steel 17t/ Dura Ace 16t (fxd/fxd) Sugino Zen 52t/ Izumi Super Toughness V

Handlebars/Stem:
Nitto (model unknown) /Thomson Elite 130mm

Saddle/Seatpost:
Brooks B26/ Soma layback

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Specialized carbon tri spoke/ Rando 25

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
H+Son Formation Face 32h/ Phil Wood high flange fxd/fxd Rando 28

Accessories:
My Son's first pair of shoes

Added by Nightstoker. Last updated 10 months ago.

3 Comments

Nightstoker

Nightstoker says:

Thanks for taking time to mine that info out of the internette, man. The only difference between my bars and those Mod V bars is that mine are shaped like track drops on top, in that they have no straight section.

Posted 10 months ago

tewms

tewms says:

Nitto Mod.V Pistol-Grip

"A rare variation of the standard Model V drop bar, this model has an extra inch or so of tube on the drops, the last 2" of which have been gracefully curved at roughly 40° downward, for an additional and very comfortable hand position, usually for a very tucked and aero body position.

It is also very good for tandem stoker bars--reversed in most cases, with the ''pistol-grips'' up, with or without armrests added."

Posted 10 months ago

tewms

tewms says:

Tandem setup being shown here: https://thumbs.ebaystatic.com/d/l800/pi...

with the stem attaching to the seatpost of the front rider.

Posted 10 months ago