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    mountain to hybrid conversion??

    hey guys i have a mountain bike that my dad bought for me (used) and we switched the wheels from knobbies to slicks. i am thinking of switching the handlebars to drop bars while keeping the stem, brakes, and shifters the same. the shifters are twist-style and the current handlebar is 31.8 mm. the question is can/should i do it? im a noob to biking. i ride occasional hills and mostly road(like 95%).

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/ima...sporting-goods

    im thinking of getting these

    thank you!
    Last edited by g3omanser; 07-09-11 at 11:27 PM.

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    The brake levers might work, especially if c-clamp style. The shifters probably won't work. Best bet is to get drop bar shifters/brake levers. You may be able to ghetto modify what you have.

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    thanks for the info! and yeah 'ghetto modifying' is pretty much my goal for now.

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