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Track drops or bullhorns?

Old 02-05-07, 03:34 PM
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Track drops or bullhorns?

Hey, I'm new.
What do most of you guys prefer? Aesthetically, I think drops have it. Classic, sleek, etc. I'm building my first fixed gear right now, however, and am going to use some bullhorns at first (since I can get them quite inexpensively from a friend).
I've heard (from the same friend) that bullhorns are helpful while learning to skid, since they get your weight farther out over the front of the bike.
Any thoughts, on any of this?
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Old 02-05-07, 03:36 PM
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There has already been some pretty epic discussion on this topic:

https://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...ullhorns+drops
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Oh Jesus H. Christ use the search. We just had a thread on this literally last week.
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Oh Jesus H. Christ use the search. We just had a thread on this literally last week.
And the week before that, and the week before that, and the week before that, and...
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I explained that he could never pay me enough cash for the amount of work I had put into that bike and the only way to compensate me for it was to ride the hell out of it.
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Old 02-05-07, 03:46 PM
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Originally Posted by el twe
And the week before that, and the week before that, and the week before that, and...
naw I think we took a week off for christmas
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Another one?
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Whats a bullhorn?
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Originally Posted by baxtefer
naw I think we took a week off for christmas
Merry Christmas, [165]!
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I explained that he could never pay me enough cash for the amount of work I had put into that bike and the only way to compensate me for it was to ride the hell out of it.
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Old 02-05-07, 03:53 PM
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The nerve of this guy!
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Someone post that bike with a steering wheel.
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I just grab the stem right tight.
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also googlefight: https://googlefight.com/index.php?lan...ord2=Bullhorns

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Old 02-05-07, 04:10 PM
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god, i usually dispise it when you guys say "use the seach feature" but in the case.....

how many drops vs bullhorn discussions must there be?
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what's a nubian?
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Does anyone else come here just to read the flames?
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Originally Posted by Revolution Smmr
what's a nubian?
chasing amy...
hahaha, I love that movie
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bull drops are teh worst/stinky
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riiiiiight..... thanks anyway.
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dude on the far left looks like the black billy idol
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Well what else is there to discuss on a fixed board? Differant gearing ratios? Chainline? Gear inches? Naw that's too hard, and doesn't really matter. You get a gearing you like and stick with it.
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Well what else is there to discuss on a fixed board? Differant gearing ratios? Chainline? Gear inches? Naw that's too hard, and doesn't really matter. You get a gearing you like and stick with it.
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