25.8 versus 26 mm handlebar standard

Discussion in 'Cycling Equipment' started by tiddy, Jan 13, 2006.

  1. tiddy

    tiddy New Member

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    I note that so handlebars are 26mm at the centre while others are 25.8 - are these one and the same standards - would appreciate a reply - thanks
     
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  2. Retro Grouch

    Retro Grouch New Member

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    Yeah. I think that you can pretty well mix and match 25.8 and 26.0mm stuff. I'd be cautious about using 25.4mm handlebars and stems.
     
  3. tiddy

    tiddy New Member

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    Thank you for your imput - am replacing carbon handlebars ( stem will not work with it ) - may buy aero clip ons some of which clamp to a 26mm stem ) - regards to all

    tiddy

     
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