Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Bikes: True North tourer (www.truenorthcycles.com), 2004; Miyata 1000, 1985
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Originally Posted by Waxbytes
Looks like a lot of places for it to flex and/or creak.
I saw handlebars similar to this last summer while touring in Switzerland. I would say that this "wrap-around" design was the most popular handlebar configuration with European bike tourists. I met few tourists who had drop bars.
This design certainly allows a lot of hand positions, and more postures translates into greater comfort.
Last edited by acantor; 04-10-05 at 09:44 AM.
Reason: wrong word! I wrote "had" instead of "would"