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Reply to Bar Height 5/1/2013 11:41 AM

Lots of good stuff... Thanks for the insight you filthyanimal. The bike setup needs to reflect your style not the other way around. WilkeyWilkey - You need to save that one for a bike naming comp. "The Commencal Comfy, cuz comfy is quick." Cuban - Dont ... more »

Reply to Bar Height 4/30/2013 10:36 PM

Thanks for all the input! I guess thats my answer, I just need to mess around with it until I find whats comfortable for me. Its made me think about body position a lot though. We talk a lot about head angles and bb height and cockpit etc... but often ... more »

Reply to Bar Height 4/30/2013 8:37 AM

Ditto. Most of the time you are limited by how short you cut your stem anyway so most people have to rely on a riser. BTW. Ive decided to keep my flat bars and give them a try. I did a few laps on Saturday and it actually felt better than before. Maybe ... more »

Reply to Bar Height 4/26/2013 9:34 AM

Thanks for responding. I get the low center of gravity thing. it just makes sense. But I dont feel as comfortable on a bike when Im all hunched over the bars. I guess What I was trying to get at in my original question is if that "uncomfortable" feeling ... more »

Reply to Riding uphill switch backs?? 4/25/2013 11:17 AM

I've found it helpful to ride it similarly to how you would approach it coming down. In other words, come at it wide and cut to the inside while maintaining center of gravity of the bb. Keep your momentum moving forward and around the switch back in ... more »