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An extra pair of handles attached to the ends of the handlebar of a mountain bike, pointing forward and slanted up at 5 to 45 degrees.

It gives the rider an extra hand position which provides extra strength and leverage when climbing slopes, and offers some protection for hands and shifting gear when crashing. The downside is that there you can't reach the brakes with your hands on the bar ends, but who needs to brake when going uphill?

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