Folding handlebars?

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  1. Powerful Pete

    Powerful Pete New Member

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  2. Crankyfeet

    Crankyfeet New Member

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    I don't see the added value. You still have the pedals preventing the bike from going flush against the wall. And where/why does one need to fold the bars back in any case?
     
  3. mikesbytes

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    Does seem to reduce storage width.
     
  4. TheDarkLord

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    Pedals don't stick out as much as handlebars though. But the utility is somewhat limited unless one has to store a bike in a very narrow space. It is not like the handlebars of various bikes are hitting against each other and hindering the number of bikes that can be stored in a bike shed.
     
  5. mikesbytes

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    You can get folding pedals, there's some on Sheldon Brown
     
  6. Powerful Pete

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    Folding pedals and bars... now that would streamline things.
     
  7. Bicyclerider4li

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    Folding pedals would take care of the excess width.
    Folding bars would be good on a crowded train, bus, or other mass transit, for those that multi-mode commute, and those who keep a bike or two in the trunk of the car.
     
  8. JSWin

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    Folding handle bars. I guess thats kind of cool. I like them the way they are though. I mean you might as well have the hole bike to fold up and this is a completely different thing altogether.
     
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