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    Where do you put your hands on your bullhorns?

    I have some on my bike, and, I normally rest my palms on the 90 degree angle part. If I hold it in the horns, then, when I pull up to accelerate or just when turning it feels too "twitchy."

    Does anyone else have the same experience?

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    putting your hands on the horns is great for climbing or sprinting. when im on the flats, i put my hands on the 90 degree part. i would say though that most of the time im on the horns

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    either out on the horns or against the stem.

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    I put my bullhorns on the kitchen counter and swap on some risers or marys.

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    Almost always out on the horns. I have a track bike and I like to stretch out. Also easier on the wrists for the long haul, imho.

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    90 angle part = shoulders... oui?

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    i ride w/ my hands on the shoulders a lot. and flats. horns are for sprinting and skipping.
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    the flat part after the bend for sprinting and hills, on the flat section or the drop for cruising.
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    yeah, I'm almost always right by the stem, and then out on the horns for any climbing or sprinting

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    right by the stem unless i need to accelerate/stop quickly.

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    Same as mrRed 'cept I never ride the "drops". Way too uncomfy. My ideal bars would be short bullhorns with no drop, but they aren't sold over here... maybe I'll try flip'n'chops.
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    I'm same as both above, but have also found some good positions on the bend itself for when my hands get tired. ...better to have more possible positions than less.

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    Quote Originally Posted by queerpunk
    i ride w/ my hands on the shoulders a lot. and flats. horns are for sprinting and skipping.
    i roll just like qp! and climbin'? out on da horns pardner!

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    sometimes I ride close to the stem, other times i'm at the 90, and sometimes i'll ride hands free. it all depends on the mood.

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    i find the bends/shoulders to be extremely uncomfortable.. that's why i changed to the rb021 from the time trial version.

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    i did too, till i angled them down just a wee bit. now it's like riding on the shoulders of drop bars. oh, plus, i have cushy foam grips on 'em...
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    On the flats next to the stem for dorking around, the horns for climbing and sprints. My bars get all squeaky when I use the horns as well, is it because my stem is loose?
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    the squeek may be the flex in aluminium
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    i ride up against the stem when i'm just cruising. i hit the horns when i need the extra oomph.

    but the last time i held my bullhorns was when i moved them out of the way on my workdesk.
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    I've tuned everything for the horns.
    Very comfortable.

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    i always ride as far out in the horns as possible and pull my elbows into my body relatively tightly. i love the stretch my neck gets by being so flat while keeping my head up to keep an eye on traffic. downward dog.

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    dont forget elbows on the flats near the stem

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    hands overlapping on the stem. the heal of my palm on the stem with my pinkies under the bar on each side of the stem so my hands don't slide forward. sounds complicated but as long as traffic isn't too bad you can maneuver well enough.

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    Hands are basically on the stem when I'm cruising. On the horns when I'm out of the saddle climbing or sprinting. On the shoulders when I decelerate.

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    i keep my hands in the 90 degree part, and up near the stem. when going faster im usually always on the horns. otherwise it's can get a little too stretched out for normal riding. and for climbing, whenever i need leverage.

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