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Old 07-07-18, 02:25 PM
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Drop bar cargo bike

Thinking about a drop bar conversion to my Bike Friday Haul-a-Day. I have yet to meet a flat/mtb bar that I like for any kind of distance. The truly flat ones hurt my wrist and make me feel like my elbows are always splayed, swept bars (like the Soma Clarence I have now) donít sit well in the hand, and cause me to hunch my shoulders.

The Haul-a-Day is flexible enough on the geometry that the reach wonít be an issue. Any other reason I shouldnít do this? Seems like a no-brainer from an ergonomics perspective. Already converted my Pugsley to drops and itís been great.
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planning a handlebar basket with the drops?
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