Jacked Up the Handlebar

In an effort to take some strain off my back and follow a principle in the Just Ride book, I have raised my handlebar. A lot.


Above is the before.


And the after.

A couple of years ago I had some terrible back spasms that rendered me immobile for at least an hour until I could move. Then it took about a week to recover and feel somewhat normal. I now can feel when it gets tired and is closer to spasming again, so I don’t push it.

I took the bike for a quick spin after work tonight. It’s a different feeling for sure!


2 Responses

  1. I like the bars at saddle-height or even higher for an around town cruiser.

  2. So far so good. Who knows how my other bikes will end up if it keeps going this way!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: