A bit of a discussion has arisen (http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=281864) over the purpose and utility of drop bars off-road. “Shiggy”‘s treatise on the subject doesn’t leave much room for addition (see WHY in sidebar), so here are some fotos:
Cleaning spokes seemed rather silly after the weekend, so I didn’t. I got sore, and will try some more hand-saving tweaks for the future, but overall this rig is dialed, and performed admirably. I like mechanical things that do what they’re told.