why do CX drop bars flare outwards in the drops?

Especially for light weight issues concerning cyclocross / touring bikes & parts.

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Catagory6
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by Catagory6

i've seen some that must have a 45-degree flare

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Wider for more control on gravel descents and to alow handlebar bags to be less intrusive on the hand positions available.

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Avoid wrist hitting handlebar
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by mellett68

I think they're more a gravel/bike packing thing, I wouldn't want to race with them

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