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Old 11-03-13, 07:02 AM   #1
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Does anyone tuck

I've been messing around lately while out for a ride with resting my forearms on the bars. First time it was due to a good head wind. Well I noticed I picked up 2 mph on my cateye monitor. I really didn't think it made that much of a difference. I almost want to by those handles that look like horns for windier days
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i tuck in headwinds and downhills
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From the title I thought this thread was going to be about nads.
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this made me laugh
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Gotta be honest, I did too! Now that I understand, have to say a hybrid with straight bars is not conducive to "tucking" at least in my experience.
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Figure 8 bend trekking bars when you reach or the far bend in front, and bend your elbows ,
then you can get the lower torso bent over, posture ..

straight bar controls swap right over.
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This one of the reasons I just purchased a trekking bar. Looking forward to being able to use the bar for comfortable tucking and multiple hand positions.
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When I'm heading a pace line whilst riding my Hybrid, I simply grip either side of my stem and tuck. Works a treat.
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I've got aerobars on all of my bicycles ... so yes ... I "tuck"
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I'll "scrunch" on an extended down hill slope. I don't really have hills.
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