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I've got a set of handlebars from a MASI Uno. enter image description here

I'd like to know if I can put standard drop bar brakes, similar to these (ignore the interrupter brakes and bar end shifter for now). enter image description here

The MASI bars have such a large drop, I'm not sure how well the brakes would work. I doubt I'll get a nice flat surface to grip the brakes while still being able to reach them from the drops. Has anyone tried this? Did it work?

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The brake levers should fit physically. Whether or not you'd be comfortable using them is another matter, but bikes such as the Kona Grand Wagon were sold with similar brake setups to what you desire. But, this begs the question - why not just put in a normal drop bar if you want to do this? –  Batman Jan 20 '14 at 3:43
@Batman my motivation is that I have a set of these handlebars for free! Wanting to minimize my costs. –  Mac Jan 20 '14 at 6:44
Fair. I'd probably just try it (now that I think about it, someone who parks their bike near mine has the sort of setup you desire, but not specifically a masi drop bar and they are extremely tall), and if it didn't work out to my liking, just buy a normal drop bar. –  Batman Jan 20 '14 at 6:50

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