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Old 09-08-13, 06:02 AM
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OP, you have to determine what you need. It shouldn't be about style but rather cycling efficiency and comfort. Do you need long reach to the tops only, but want the hoods and drops not much farther away? Longer stem, compact bars. Or do you want same tops, but further reach to hoods and drops. Same stem, deep bars (if you can find any). Finally do you want longer reach to all three, tops, hoods and drops. Then longer stem and deeper bar. I like higher tops and deeper drops to give me very different riding positions. That is not common these days. It is all up to you and, of course, to what you can find to buy.
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