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Neck pain while descending, handlebar solution?

Old 01-23-22, 07:36 PM
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Neck pain while descending, handlebar solution?

I got a Salsa Fargo Ti 8 years ago. It was surprisingly upright for a drop bar bike and I did fine on it for quite a while. Now, I am assured of neck pain while descending after even just a few minutes. I am considering changing to a Jones bar with the 2.5" rise, or anything that will get my head in a more favorable orientation with my cervical spine. Of course, that will involve brake levers, and shifters too, but I am prepared to do what it takes. Any suggestions would be welcome.
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Old 01-24-22, 09:36 AM
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