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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 12-24-2012, 03:23 AM Thread Starter
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What do you call the style of motorcycle that looks like the old fashioned WWII era motorcycles that have low flat handlebars? They curve back like a half circle but they don't rise or fall from front to back just flat. Hope I'm describing that good enough.
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I think your describing "beach bars" for the handle bars. Other than "retro" I have nothing.
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I believe you are describing a style of handlebar that was used on "boardtrack racers, although on racers the bars were rotated down so the rider could lean more forward in a aerodynamic position.

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+1 on Motiv, Im guessing "beach bars" Or it would be the real old retros but I dont know a name for em


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saw these at an Indian Show a few years back...




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That's what I was thinking
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did see this in some army navy store in new hampshire a few years back...

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what's it called

bullhorn bars ??





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What do you call the style of motorcycle that looks like the old fashioned WWII era motorcycles that have low flat handlebars? They curve back like a half circle but they don't rise or fall from front to back just flat. Hope I'm describing that good enough.

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