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Old 06-19-2017, 01:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Ti Designs View Post
Seriously, your cycling position should be determined by your saddle to pedal relationship. Once you have that you figure out which bars you need by where you want to place your hands. It doesn't work the other way around...
but isn't that exactly what he's doing here? he's not asking to move the saddle to get to where the bars are comfortable. he's asking to move the bars/levers because they're not comfortable and he's (evidently) already got the engine (his legs) in the right spot. which, to me, is exactly as it should be.

OP: I'll echo that you should try shorter reach bars if they work OK with your stem. how far would you say you need to move your hands back? looks like you can reduce it by up to 50mm, and that's a lot...
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