I've never had a bike with drop handlebars, but may get one for commuting in busy London (likely a single-speed with mechanical disc brakes). This would mean riding with my hands mostly on the hoods, ...
I've seen fixies with mtb handlebars, sawed-off mtb handlebars, drop bars, and bullhorns. The fixie I built has drop bars, but I'm wondering if I should change that if I want to sell it.
I ride an SE Lager. In the past year, the following components have worn out or broken Front chainring Rear cog Rear freewheel Chain Seat (one of the bars snapped off) Many, many spokes Wheels ...