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Old 08-12-09, 04:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver View Post
Flat bars are good for riding around the block and for shorter trips... when you spend 6-8 hours in the saddle you will want more hand positions.

Last Monday I did 100 km into a stiff headwind and still averaged 25 kmh... I came off the bike feeling great and could not have done that without the extra hand positions drop bars provide.
You'll work up to it. Keep trying. You aren't a hybrid rider yet, but I appreciate your effort.
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