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Originally Posted by gettingold View Post
What are your thoughts on those drop bars? The flat bars on my fat bike leave my wrists in agony.
I used a short (60mm? I think) Ritchey adjustable stem and that brought the bars up and back slightly. I also had a triple wrap on the flats and double on the drops for hand comfort. Upshot is I really like them. I get low to bore into the wind. You’ll have less leverage if you ride on the hoods or up but I quickly got used to that. One downside, real tight technical turns are difficult but for me, pretty rare on the beach. Switching back and forth between my road bike and the Fat is less of a transition.
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