Christopher Thomson

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comment How do I use retro drop down handlebars with no hoods?
Cheers! I've actually been looking at moustache bars. I was also thinking about putting it in fixie mode, but I coast a lot, so I'm a bit nervous.
Oct
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comment How do I use retro drop down handlebars with no hoods?
At the moment I'm busy riding with my hands spread across the part of the handlebars that curves forward. It's not the most comfortable way to ride, but it seems to help a little but. The other option that I have been thinking of is changing the hub to fixed gear so that I can peddle backwards to break. Is this something that is difficult to get used to? I spend a lot of time coasting at the moment, and I'm a bit worried that I am going to go flying over my handlebars if I try...
Oct
28
comment How do I use retro drop down handlebars with no hoods?
Cheers. I was quite worried about the strange shape of the handlebars, so I might have to swap in something more practical (although I do like the way that they look, so it would make me a little sad.
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asked How do I use retro drop down handlebars with no hoods?