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Old 12-26-05, 07:44 PM   #1
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Clip on Aero Bars on MTB flat bars...

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Just wondering if anyone has done/seen/tried to put clamp on aero bars on mtb handlebars and w/ what results. Basically my ultimate goal would be to be able to use Rapid Fire shifters and be able to get in aero position for road riding.
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Old 12-26-05, 08:57 PM   #2
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I see it all the time on big organized rides like GOBA in Ohio. People try to make an MTB into a more suitable road bike by fitting slick tires and aerobars. They give another hand position and do allow a more areo position on a bike really not intended for it. They are certainly cheaper than another bike.
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Old 12-26-05, 09:11 PM   #3
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Seen it done. Does sort of look goofy.
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