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Old 07-02-20, 10:33 PM
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Originally Posted by captronk View Post
I want to swap out drop bars for a Suly Moloko or Jones H bar on a Trek 520. What can I expect from the ride performance? Will I lose power on long climbs because of the body's geometry change?
I think drop-bar is a bit more efficient for hard pedaling. One can adapt to flat bars but I think with steeper climbs there's more chance of needing to ride off-saddle.
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