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Cycle Touring Handlebars and Rider Comfort

Cycle Touring Handlebars can include any common type of bicycle handlebar but there are also some more specialist options.

Riding a bike with straight handlebars for long durations can become uncomfortable due to placing your wrists and palms in the same weight-bearing position for too long. Discomfort can even turn to numbness by affecting nerves and circulation.

Unfortunately if you’re upgrading from straight handlebars to drop bars, including aero bars, you will need to buy different gear and brake levers too. Continue reading Cycle Touring Handlebars and Rider Comfort