FLAT HANDLEBARS OR DROPPED HANDLEBARS?

Handlebars on road bikes are flat or dropped? What are the tradeoffs between the two styles?

Your decision may be based on your perceived comfort on the bike. But comfort can come not only from your position on the bike, but your ability to vary that position.

If you can’t make up your mind which is best for you, this quick animated video may give you food for thought.

2 comments on “FLAT HANDLEBARS OR DROPPED HANDLEBARS?
  1. Trish Payne says:

    awesome! Thanks.

  2. Saunterre Irish says:

    Very helpful. First time I’ve seen a more detailed explanation as to the different ways dropped handlebars can be adjusted to accommodate a rider who prefers a more upright position.

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