Topeak Bar X-Tender?
(I decided to move this to the hybrid forum)
I own a hybrid and I am doing a drop bar conversion. So I decided to post this question here as I feel you in the road bikes forum have more expertise involving this topic.
I am planning on keeping all of my hybrid gearing and brakes and using Tektro r520s for brake levers. I am hoping to keep my same trigger shifters for the drop bars save money of course.
I found these online: http://www.amazon.com/Topeak-6000100.../dp/B000FIAVN8
I plan on mounting the trigger shifters for ease of use while I'm riding on the break hoods, here is a picture to show you what I mean, but with a Minoura Space Bar:
I have heard of the unreliability of the Minoura Space Bar, but I heard the newer ones are better. I like the bar on it more because it is metal, compared to the one on the Topeak which is plastic, but I hear the Topeak mounts more securely to the bar.
Does anyone own or know anything about these products and their reliability? Or does anyone use a type of bar extender like this for mounting trigger shifters? Any advice would be amazing.
Thanks in advance.
Last edited by T Ride; 07-06-13 at 10:55 PM.