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b0rador 04-12-21 08:24 PM

Best tracklocross handlebars
 
Hello everyone, I'm making content for a page regarding the best handlebars for a tracklocross bike. Could you give me some idea? And if ever some short explanation as well. Thank you.

Rolla 04-13-21 12:16 AM

Short explanation: Wide-ass riser bars without much rise.


https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...581d6d87cf.jpg

NeedARealBike 04-13-21 01:06 AM


Originally Posted by Rolla (Post 22012243)
Short explanation: Wide-ass riser bars without much rise.


https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...581d6d87cf.jpg

I always wondered how odd wide MTB straight bars would look on a road bike. Thank you.

Rolla 04-13-21 09:12 AM


Originally Posted by NeedARealBike (Post 22012257)
I always wondered how odd wide MTB straight bars would look on a road bike. Thank you.

Function over form.

NeedARealBike 04-13-21 01:22 PM


Originally Posted by Rolla (Post 22012680)
Function over form.

not really. more placebo effect. enjoy that trendiness though.

Rolla 04-13-21 02:09 PM


Originally Posted by NeedARealBike (Post 22013130)
more placebo effect.

Actually, it's called leverage. Try it and see.

NeedARealBike 04-13-21 02:44 PM

Doi doi doiiiiii
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...7de4f24763.jpg

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...ed28904e1d.jpg

Rolla 04-13-21 02:51 PM

Enjoy your willful ignorance of basic mechanical advantage principles.

veganbikes 04-13-21 07:14 PM

Whatever bikes work best for you are the best. I wouldn't write a blog post if you have no idea what you are talking about and are farming out the work to someone else. I like to read blogs that have substance or no substance at all and aren't so serious but people being BEST this and just have a link to Amazon because they couldn't actually buy a ton of in this case handlebars and test them out and actually put some research behind them are just a joke.

Make it right or just talk about your own personal experience with whatever bar you have or talk about something else that isn't the best. I rarely find "best" blog posts that are of any use to anyone and it doesn't sound like you are off to a good start.

Russ Roth 04-13-21 07:47 PM


Originally Posted by NeedARealBike (Post 22013130)
not really. more placebo effect. enjoy that trendiness though.

So you have an alternate example to show? Although I don't have one I have a frame I could turn into one, I think I'd rather have a mtb handlebar if I did. With a standard cross bike I ride the flats if I'm going up hills or slogging it out, for anything else I'm on the hoods which is a stable platform that allows me to handle the bike, a drop bar without levers would be useless. So either install a drop bar upside down and cut off the drops just after the curve starts, add brake levers or run a mtb bar. Mtb bar seems the simplest and most straight forward. Although it does look slightly off it makes sense to me.

bwilli88 04-14-21 07:06 AM

I am moving more of my bikes to riser bars.
This worked for my mixed terrain rides here in Cambodia
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...45b6f0143d.jpg


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