ape hangers

ape hangers

plural noun Slang.
a pair of very high, angled handlebars on some customized motorcycles.

Origin:
1960–65

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  1. n.
    long steering handles on a bicycle or motorcycle. : Who is that guy riding the bike with ape hangers?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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