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    drop bars vs. risers

    i was wondering what the difference is? comments appreciated.

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    Again??????????????????????
    Because, yeah... uh huh! Umm, yeah!

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    well, risers make you real cool. you are all ergonomical and not a dumbass for riding drops. you can do barspins, wheelies, mega skids. you will probably win every alley cat you enter. Not to mention you are eligable for the nobel price for kickin ass.

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    If you can't look at them and see the difference, I am not sure what I can add that will be helpful. Buy one of each cheap as you can and see what you like.

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    Why not ride both. I think we've surpassed the quota on bar comparison threads. Buy drops and buy risers. Don't see what one is better, but see the pros and cons and swithc up accordingly.

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    i was jsut wondering what i should invest my cash in

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    Find a shop with a parts bin you can raid cheap. Ride both and then invest your money based on what you like best.

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    you could also keep an eye on the trade thread

    or just go to a co-op near you and pick up both. having spare bike parts lying around isn't necessarily a bad thing...

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    Quote Originally Posted by fastfixie
    i was wondering what the difference is? comments appreciated.
    10 inches of tubing and four bends

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    i was jsut wondering what i should invest my cash in
    Your 401k

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    track bars cost 25$ up, risers are like 25$ and lower. and they are just better. trust me.
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    If the frame is a bit too small for you, you might want to go with risers. Your rides are typically: Buzzing around town, or 20 miles into a strong headwind? For me nothing is finer (well, almost nothing) than being in the drops on a bike that fits and covering some ground.

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    and do a search next time.

    oh ***** my house is burning down. woops!
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    What position do you like to ride in now? How old are you? Do you have any back bain? Neck pain? Do it for you, not the look!

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    There is no difference. Theyre the same thing.

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