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drop handlebars Syllabification: drop han·dle·bars
Pronunciation: /dräp ˈhandlˌbärz/

Definition of drop handlebars in English:

plural noun

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

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