Watch: Mechanic snaps counterfeit handlebars with his bare hands

Carbon bars were bought online for just €30

mechanic snaps fake handlebars

If your eye was drawn by our story on counterfeit bike parts being sold through online auction websites before Christmas, but thought that the great deal that you were could get might be worth the risk, then maybe this video will change you mind.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.