Definition of drop handlebars in English:

drop handlebars

(also dropped handlebars)

plural noun

  • Bicycle handlebars of which the handles are bent below the rest of the bar, used especially on racing cycles.

    • ‘Bicycles still have rubber, inflatable tyres, wheels with spokes, drop handlebars and narrow saddles.’
    • ‘The switch from dropped handlebars to straight alters the whole upper body posture.’
    • ‘For more performance, expect lighter frames and drop handlebars.’
    • ‘No drop handlebars, Lycra pants or men with shaven legs.’
    • ‘The last time, though, I found that I couldn't manage drop handlebars, and took a dive.’


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