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    handlebar width of CAAD10 size 56

    Hi all, i'd like to know the handlebar width of my 2012 CAAD 10 size 56.
    if i measure the bar end c-to-c, it seems 430mm, if i measure the bar top, it seems 420mm.

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    Must be a 42. Every bar manufacturer has it's own way to measure. Some use center to center at the end of the drop, others at the hoods, others measure outside to outside...


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    I have the same bike in 58cm and asked the same question a few months ago.

    C3 Handlebars
    Brand: Cannondale
    Model: C3
    Color: Black
    Size: 31.8mm X 44 cm, Outside to Outside / 42cm, Center to Center
    Drop: 140mm
    Reach: 90mm
    Weight : ~298g

    C3 Stem
    Brand: Cannondale
    Model: C3
    Color: Black
    Length: 100mm
    Rise: +/-6 degree
    Size: 1 1/8" forks
    Weight: ~132g

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    Huh, my 2012 CAAD10 58cm had 45cm c-c handlebars. They were pretty huge. Pretty sure the stem on my 58 was 110mm too, but I'm not 100% positive about that. I am surprised Cannondale is not more consistent about sizing of components.

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    This ridiculously 45cm wide c-c (44.5cm on the hoods) C3 handlebar came stock with my 2011 56cm CAAD10.
    I could barely ride it. Who rides 45cm bars on a 56cm frame anyway?

    I now ride a 42cm and it's great.

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    My 2011 CAAD10 58cm came with 43cm c-c bar ends and 42cm c-c on the tops - it is a C2 bar.


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