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Old 10-08-19, 11:34 PM
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canklecat
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Swept bars and bar-end shifters. That's what I put on my early '90s diamond frame Univega. Nitto albatross bar, Shimano bar-end shifters, 8-speed cassette. No problem with the front triple -- the bar-end shifter is friction. Right/rear shifter is indexed or friction. The albatross bar shape offers almost as many hand positions as drop bars. And a more conventional brake position. Some folks find the mustache bar brake position awkward -- I know a couple of folks who tried them and switched back to compact drops.
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