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Best position for long bar-ends?
I'm sure this has come up before, but I didn't see it recently..
My freighter (Xtracycled old Schwinn) has some bars with a 3" rise to bring them level with the seat; I usually ride pretty upright for utility/light commuting. I put long bar ends on to give more hand positions, as a single position is torture even with Ergons. The top position feels awkward somehow, as does the side position, but i'm not sure how to describe it.. the top position doesn't seem moved far, and the angle just seems odd with the bend in the bars turning them back toward me and widening my elbows. They're more forward than up right now, at about 30 degrees. Where should they be turned?