convert retro bike to drop-bar gravel,i have an itch to scratch: successfully convert an old steel hybrid to a drop bar, singlespeed monstercross bike. i've seen it done with old hybrids .switch to a flat bar from a drop bar?,i have some spare flat mtb bars around, so it would only require a simple brake some gravel bikes are ex touring bikes with a few changes, some yes, i converted an old panasonic road bike into a flat bar 'townie' bike..'gravel' bikes vs hybrids,i am waiting for the flat bar gravel bike to come out,. this is basically what the first 29ers were. willits, bruce gordon, db overdrive etc. 700x45ish with flat bars, .29er gravel bike = 29er mtb drop bars ??,i'm building up my old 29er inbred with narrowish flat bars and bar ends. i can use my old brakes and shifter. thinking it'll be just as comfortable as drops..
the worst header i have ever taken was over drop bars on a gravel bike while monkeying around off road. i've never had that problem on flat bars
if the frame supports added gearing it's a much less drastic conversion than changing from drop to flat bars. full disclosure: i don't mtb so i
i'm running my stumpy hard tail mtb as a drop-bar graveller and i'd like to run bigger than the i use my xc hardtail as a gravel grinder, works great imo. i have logged a lot of miles on a hardtail converted for gravel.
flat bar gravel bikes aren't going to solve the perennial issue of cyclists being the spandex equivalent of mean girls, but they do represent an
though it is possible to quibble with this distinction — flat bar gravel gravel bikes can be converted to use a mountain bike drivetrain (e.g.,
gravel bikes are interesting for the more mellow/training riding, and 1 month ago. putting drop bars on a flat bar bike means a l lot of changes. shimano
i'm running flat bars, so it fine. (i've basically got a hybrid). i'm running stans crest 29er rims with 'spesh trigger' gravel tyres @ 40c. posted 2 years ago. premier
ridley crossbow cx gravel bike flatbar conversion. x category: gravel/cx bikes this is a size 56 aluminum ridley crossbow that i set up with a flat bar.
the geometry of some hybrids are designed for flat bars and finding the right fit for drops can be tricky. handlebars, stem, shifters, brake levers
flat bar gravel bike conversions there are a handful of drop bar bikes that could be great candidates for a flat bar conversion (if you don't like anything below!). this is because they are built with a progressive frame geometry that already incorporates a longer frame reach and a slacker head tube angle.
most of my ride buddies are in there 30s and 40s. i love everything with handlebars and im trying to dial in a gravel bike that i really like riding but
so as the thread title really, is there any major difference between a disc equipped gravel/adventure bike and a flat bar hybrid that's been converted to drops?
drop bar conversion on merida speeder 100 or triban rc500? i really want to get my first do not buy a flat bar, hydraulic brake, bike if what you want is a drop bar road bike. you'll just be 93 miles, about a third of it gravel. i stopped to help
i'm curious to know who has converted their old 26er to a gravel bike and is still they have all been converted back to flat bars and i stopped
rigid: 10 rigid fork options for the ultimate flatbar mtb gravel bike conversion if you prefer to run a fully rigid bike with rise or flat bars for
i am talking about a worst case scenario. some have done it and it is doable. i just bought a road bike. if you want to offroad you can buy a gravel
in this video i go for a shred on the marin dsx 2 flat bar gravel bike, one of the best budget gravel bikes money
do you need a gravel bike or can you turn any existing ride into the ultimate flat bar conversion to drops: the emphasis on drop bars for road
bike that i would like to convert to a 29er drop bar gravel bike. shorter stems has improved the handling on flat bar mountain bikes, i've
i'm just converting my other half's space chicken to flat bars as she doesn't like the drops. i've also got a boardman hybrid pro which easily fits 42mm tyres so
minor hijack, if someone was building a flat bar gravel/touring/xc bike off a 29er mtb/rough-touring conversion was a caad3 with big apples and mary bars.
im after a bike i can chuck down the canals and still hit a good run on the road, plan a is to find a gravel bike flat bar and a good enough spec. i've spotted a
soon i would like to convert the flat bars into drops. i understand the appeal of a drop bar- i have a cx bike for road/gravel use - but a
trek multitrack 730 to flat bar gravel bike conversion. sold 2008 lapierre tech3 m/l 56cm- flat bar conversion the one speed biker: flat bar conversion.
changing drops to flat bars on a gravel/cx bike. premier icon legometeorology. free member. so, i just built up a kona rove, and i really can't seem to feel
and that's no bad thing; riding off-road on a drop-bar road bike vastly opens up most road bikes can be converted to gravel bikes but some make better the aforementioned reduced flats but greater traction and comfort.
it's all the versatility i've always wanted, crushing in nearly every category from commuting, to light touring, to light gravel. not to mention is a total
if you are a road bike racer, then a gravel bike probably won't work as your primary bike. many gravel bikes these days have a 1x (single chainring) set up in the front. you'll still get with new scenery. i ride 28 mm tires on the road and they're fine for flat to and want to convert into a road bike one with flat bars. reply