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    anyone run upside down chop and flops?

    as in, the hooks pointing toward the ground? i saw a bike with them set up like that and it looked awesome. wondering about comfort though

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    I did. No on both account. It looks mediocre and not very comfortable as you must clench hard not to slip forward. ... I know because I used to ride on it myself. You don't wanna look foolish like me, do you?

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    well i was thinking id run them flat instead of angled down, but i guess looks are a matter of opinion

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    like this



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    Exactly, that's what I did. But I felt dumb once I really got a real bullhorn. ... Especially because I had to cut a good drop bar for it just like that. (Then the no one would swap it with me and I don't need it. So it went into my trash bin. Guess you should've asked the last year, I could've given mine to you for free. I might've paid the shipping cost myself.)
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    maybe ill stick with my drops w/hoods

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    What would be the advantage of that over running them right-side-up?

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    my buddy does it and I've ridden his bike. I really dont understand it
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    What would be the advantage of that over running them right-side-up?
    Street cred dude, street cred.
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    because physics has more street cred than tarckstars.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tomo_Ishi View Post
    Exactly, that's what I did. But I felt dumb once I really got a real bullhorn. ... Especially because I had to cut a good drop bar for it just like that. (Then the no one would swap it with me and I don't need it. So it went into my trash bin. Guess you should've asked the last year, I could've given mine to you for free. I might've paid the shipping cost myself.)
    Same here!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    What would be the advantage of that over running them right-side-up?
    none really, except that i like the look. if it could provide the same functionality and comfort as a regular bullhorn it might be worth trying

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    Wouldn't these just be "chops"?
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    you should have just stopped riding so you could focus on color coordination

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    Quote Originally Posted by bonechilling View Post
    Wouldn't these just be "chops"?
    Yeah, I was wondering why no one said that earlier.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dustintendo View Post
    if it could provide the same functionality and comfort as a regular bullhorn it might be worth trying
    Looks like you shouldn't bother trying it then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dustintendo View Post
    like this



    What bike is that?

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    FOUR THOUSAND Euros for that?

    Wow. Just. Wow. Spend 1000€ and then spend 3000€ travelling the world with the bike instead.

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    You could just ride on the top of regular drops and it would be the same thing + 1 hand position. But you already have hoods so you're just psychotic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Banzai View Post
    FOUR THOUSAND Euros for that?

    Wow. Just. Wow. Spend 1000€ and then spend 3000€ travelling the world with the bike instead.
    No ****, right?

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    Let me get this straight. You want to unnecessarily remove a hand position because you saw another bike like that, and it "looked awesome?"

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    I dunno about handle positions. I am just saying it isn't really worth awhile money-wise. For some people, s/he might need to pay to dispose of the trashed bars these days.

    Quote Originally Posted by Snakes View Post
    Let me get this straight. You want to unnecessarily remove a hand position because you saw another bike like that, and it "looked awesome?"
    Wait, are you telling us you didn't understand the original post? Geez.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tomo_Ishi View Post
    Wait, are you telling us you didn't understand the original post? Geez.
    I know!

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    that looks like doodies on the bars.
    and doodie smeared all over the frame.

    doodie bike.
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    Looks SO uncomfortable to me. srsly.
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    nope, never done that.

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