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Which of these style bars do you prefer?

Old 02-14-09, 05:54 PM
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Which of these style bars do you prefer?

I'm messing around with configurations in photoshop for the bike I'm still building. I got the risers for free, and have them on there now, but I have an opportunity to buy some Nitto drops for cheap and am questioning as to which I like the most. Thought I'd ask you guys for your aesthetic opinions. what do you think? Which do you prefer aesthetically? Not talking functionality here because I like both in that respect.

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Old 02-14-09, 06:26 PM
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That's some quality shopping there. Could have fooled me. And for what's its worth, I think I like the risers a lot better. It not only looks more comfortable in respect to the geometry, but just looks better in my opinion.
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Old 02-14-09, 06:32 PM
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the question is: what is more comfortable for you to ride?

but i like the risers better on that setup.
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Old 02-14-09, 06:44 PM
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+1 for the drops. I dislike the look of risers
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Old 02-14-09, 06:54 PM
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I'd definitely go with the risers.
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Old 02-14-09, 07:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Syncmaster View Post
I'm messing around with configurations in photoshop
This is testing the limits of fetishism
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Old 02-14-09, 07:16 PM
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Risers, with a front brake. You've got the machined wheelset, you might as well put it to use.
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Old 02-14-09, 07:16 PM
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i find my straight bars the most comfortable. but drops are more versatile
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Old 02-14-09, 07:26 PM
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drops
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Old 02-14-09, 07:41 PM
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drops, your risers need to be cut. they are too long. +drops look better
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Old 02-14-09, 07:42 PM
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Drops homie.
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Old 02-14-09, 07:51 PM
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another vote for the drops. more hand positions is a win
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Old 02-14-09, 07:59 PM
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Risers for me.

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Old 02-14-09, 08:13 PM
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Originally Posted by monsieuroctagon View Post
This is testing the limits of fetishism
Seriously.
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Old 02-14-09, 08:42 PM
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I love drops. I have your standard nitto road drops as of now, very comfy. The b123's are ridiculous to have for road riding, but I will go with the b125's at some point.
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Old 02-14-09, 08:52 PM
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drops!
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Old 02-14-09, 08:53 PM
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tape them the whole way for greater functionality, and imo better aesthetics.
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Old 02-14-09, 08:57 PM
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i finally just put flat bars on my bike. and i feel much more comfortable. i spent most of my time on the tops of my drop bars, so i am all for flat bars right now. probably because i spent my youth on mountain bikes.
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Old 02-14-09, 09:06 PM
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Old 02-14-09, 09:10 PM
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Of those two, drops IMO. Second choice would be bulls.
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Old 02-14-09, 09:15 PM
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Drops, followed by bullhorns.
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Originally Posted by j3ffr3y View Post
drops, your risers need to be cut. they are too long. +drops look better
You should have seen them before I cut them! haha I wasn't sure how short I wanted them so If I want them more narrow I can cut them again. they're not that bad now though.
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Old 02-14-09, 10:57 PM
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+1 for risers. everyone knows risers are better for aero. plus they have more hand positions
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Old 02-14-09, 11:11 PM
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+1 for risers. everyone knows risers are better for aero. plus they have more hand positions
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