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Old 05-15-18, 06:29 PM
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Looking for recomendations on handle bars to replace bullhorns
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Old 05-15-18, 06:41 PM
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Old 05-15-18, 07:02 PM
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Drops.
any specific recommendation on drops?
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Old 05-15-18, 08:01 PM
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Lots of guys were riding Jamis at the Southern Cross gravel race. I saw at least three Expats.

I would have bought a Renegade Elite if it came with Di2.

Jamis seems to have an amazing parts mix for the money. Lots of value across all their product lines.


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any specific recommendation on drops?
Any specific things you're looking for?
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Old 05-16-18, 09:14 AM
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Looking for recomendations on handle bars to replace bullhorns
It's your bike, that you ride. What do YOU want?
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Old 05-16-18, 10:26 AM
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Not sure wanted hear other's opinions . After all that is what foruums are about. Pisted a pic with my bike with bull horns and really not liking them. So instead goung out and buying something just wanted to know what others tend to recommend
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Old 05-16-18, 10:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Richk View Post
Not sure wanted hear other's opinions . After all that is what foruums are about. Pisted a pic with my bike with bull horns and really not liking them. So instead goung out and buying something just wanted to know what others tend to recommend

You aren't providing enough info for anyone to make a comment.

What don't you like about them? Too wide? Too narrow? Too far forward. Not low enough? Not high enough. Wrong wrist/hand angle?

What change are you seeking?
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Old 05-16-18, 12:06 PM
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Here are some opinions for you.

Grant Petersen suggests mustache bars.



Eddy Merckx says to get classic deep drop bars.



Arnold says get to the choppa bahz.



Greg Lemond loves these:




Homeless guys on the street prefer this setup:



Really, though, there's no need to limit yourself to just one setup.



Hope this helps!
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Not sure wanted hear other's opinions . After all that is what foruums are about. Pisted a pic with my bike with bull horns and really not liking them. So instead goung out and buying something just wanted to know what others tend to recommend
I hear these are all the rage.

Reversed Chop & Flop Handlebar
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I hear these are all the rage.

Reversed Chop & Flop Handlebar
I purposely left that one out.
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Old 05-16-18, 03:53 PM
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There's just no pleasing some people.
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Think about how this could have gone differently if you had provided any information about what you were looking for when you asked your question.
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Think about how this could have gone differently if you had provided any information about what you were looking for when you asked your question.
I don't like my saddle. What kind should I like?
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I don't like my saddle. What kind should I like?
This kind It is shaped like a modern art xylophone and when you move around on it your balls act like mallets and you can make a cool song.
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This kind It is shaped like a modern art xylophone and when you move around on it your balls act like mallets and you can make a cool song.
Are they available in paisley?
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Originally Posted by Richk View Post
Looking for recomendations on handle bars to replace bullhorns
Loosen the bar clamp bolts on the stem and the brake lever clamps. Rotate the bar 90 degrees or so and try a Reversed Chop and Flop.

Here's the entire thread, enjoy.

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I'll see your Soma Condor and raise you a Canyon Hover.

For when you want a slammed stem but you actually need a Nitto Technomic.
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Loosen the bar clamp bolts on the stem and the brake lever clamps. Rotate the bar 90 degrees or so and try a Reversed Chop and Flop.

Here's the entire thread, enjoy.

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Yeah, no.
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VISP track bike.
Speaking of handlebars, what should I do with my VISP, now that my local track is closed and I will likely never again ride on a velodrome ? I will not ride any bike on the road w/o a front brake, so I will need to change the cockpit if I am going to use it on the road. I already have eight fixed gear road bikes with a front brake, three with drop bars and hooded levers, two with bullhorns and a cross lever and three with flat or riser bars. Since this bike used to be set up as a road TT racer, maybe I should just put the TT bars back on and add a brake caliper ?

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Since this bike used to be set up as a road TT racer, maybe I should just put the TT bars back on and add a brake caliper ?
Yep, I'd go full-on FG/TT config if I had a similar machine to contest the local TT series.
Did you do the full 40K distance in it's previous TT incarnation?

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