Old 06-13-17, 08:42 AM
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Originally Posted by DQRider View Post
...What I was alluding to is the fact that some of us have suffered injuries that prevent us from riding comfortably in drops, that's all. I have nothing against them per se; in fact they usually look better than most other types of handlebar, and the aerodynamic advantage is well understood.

So now when I am riding slowly along, sitting up in the wind like a small parachute, I can take solace in the fact that I once knew what real speed is, and that discovery changed me forever.

Or something...
This. I'd love to be able to comfortably ride drops again. And as of last week I'm trying, after two years back in the saddle.

But a busted up back and neck and splintered C2 vertebrae will have a sting or two to say about the issue.
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