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Old 11-06-09, 08:59 PM   #1
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Sti levers on Ritchey bars




which of the 2 is a better position for the levers? I used the straightedge as a reference point.

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Old 11-06-09, 09:02 PM   #2
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I would say position 1, but go with whichever is more comfortable.
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I'm closer to position 1.

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position 1 was as flat as i could get the transition from the lever to the bar to be. i'll mess around more and see how flat i can get that transitions. now that i think of it, i think i can use some old tape and a trainer to see how the different positions feel.
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its be a bit easier if both your pics were horizontal, but 1 looks much better.
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Old 11-06-09, 09:27 PM   #6
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this is postion 1
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off topic but, how tall are you???
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6'3" last time i measured
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I like 1 more, but I would still lower them a little bit.
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Old 11-07-09, 07:17 PM   #10
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after some research, i'm going with it a tad lower than position 1. should be done pretty soon
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Haha, called it.
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Don't forget to check on your ability to shift from the drops while out of the saddle. Has a lot to do with position of levers on bars, as well as bar rotation.
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did a trainer session with it, and i think i'm actually going to switch bars. those are 44cm and just felt too wide. gonna try 41cm classic drops and 42cm compact drops.
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