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    Mountain drop bars

    Are there any manufacturers that are making a mtb specific (road type) drop handle bar? Perhaps not a full drop as in the standard road bar, but more of a shallow drop? If so, can you tell me the makers and what kind of brake levers work with them and with V brakes? Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dminor View Post
    The caveat with a strap-on, of course, is you will have to get creative with a couple of lock cables and an anchor point

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    on-one's midge bars might be along those lines?

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    Why do you feel the need for drop bars? Are you a roadie trying to break into MTB's? Is it for aerodynamics?

    I don't think there would be much benefit b/c they're pretty narrow. It'd be difficult to get good leverage and control. (IMO)

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    you can use a stem that drops the bars a little. i think drop bars are more for cyclocross.

    *edit*and flat bars if you arent using them already*

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    try getting some WTB mtb drop bars. I had a pair on a bike back in the early 90's and they worked great. They gave me tons of different hand positions. Nashbar sells a little pulley that lets you use roadbike levers with vee-brakes.

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    Thanks all. I just like the various hand positions I get from drop bars. I ride my mtb equally on the trail and road, and don't like adjusting to two different bikes. I just change my tires and I'm set.

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