I’ve gone through several handlebar setups on my bike recently, trying to find the positioning I really like. It hasn’t been easy.Continue reading “PHOTOS: Finding the Right Handlebars”
It’s been like The Holidays around here lately. I’ve gotten package after package from some of my favorite retailers: Velo Orange, Rivendell, Pedro’s tools, Modern Bike.
All these shiny new toys serve a purpose, however: I’m finally ridding myself of the drop bars on my bike. I’m taking a stand, eschewing the peer and retail pressure to ride in an uncomfortable position to hold up the false pretense that I could, one fine day, try out for the Olympic team.
I’m switching to a swept-back “grandpa” bar. I can’t wait to finish it.Continue reading “Dropping My Drop Bars, For Good”