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Question

I'm looking at a road bike that does not have drop handlebars. Shift levers are on the aerobars, brakes at the ends of the handlebars. Are these any good for commuting? I want a road bike.


Answer

You can build your own road bike at the EBC shop. What I have seen people do in the past is take a road bike, put mountain bike handlebars on it, and change the narrow seat for a wide, mountain bike type. This configuration gives the best combination between comfort and efficiency.

If you don’t know how to build a bicycle, you need not worry. There is an experienced bike mechanic at EBC to show you the ropes.

posted Jun 09, 2006

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