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Handlebar risers
« on: September 04, 2018, 04:54:18 AM »
Has anyone raised their handlebars?. Are there any aftermarket parts for doing this?

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Re: Handlebar risers
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2018, 08:09:48 AM »
You have several options to raise the bars, Rox Risers are popular. They give the option of raising the bars and forward and back adjustment (some people say they have problems with the length of cables, some don't) or cheap ebay copies are less than half the price of ROX.
SW Motech Barbacks are another option but pricey.
Or, like I have fitted to mine, SW Motech 20mm risers, these are just 20mm blocks that mount underneath the existing handlebar clamps, no problems with cable lengths.


Do a search on the forum, there are lots of threads on this topic.

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Re: Handlebar risers
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2018, 08:22:23 AM »
*Originally Posted by Hoozdis [+]
Has anyone raised their handlebars?. Are there any aftermarket parts for doing this?

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Re: Handlebar risers
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2018, 08:39:49 PM »
I've fitted the SW Motech risers. It was surprising how much difference 20mm actually makes. Previously I was getting a pain in my shoulders after riding for about an hour but now I'm pain free. Even better, no additional work extending cables. There was the chance to tilt the bars back slightly as well but wasn't needed. Has made no difference to handling, just the comfort, which for me, is really important on longer trips.

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Re: Handlebar risers
« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2018, 03:07:54 AM »
 I ordered the Rob Risers today  :047:

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Re: Handlebar risers
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2018, 04:37:31 AM »
Pretty sure you'll like them. They transform the first gen bikes.
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Re: Handlebar risers
« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2018, 06:48:55 PM »
*Originally Posted by Jon [+]
Pretty sure you'll like them. They transform the first gen bikes.
yep i will second that :002:
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Re: Handlebar risers
« Reply #7 on: September 07, 2018, 03:55:26 AM »
New risers, new exhaust, and a new seat and my wish list will probably be complete.


...maybe

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Re: Handlebar risers
« Reply #8 on: September 07, 2018, 04:37:20 AM »
I doubt it. The list is never ending...😎
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Re: Handlebar risers
« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2018, 10:40:29 AM »
Well, the 2" Rox Risers did make an improvement but 5" would have done the trick

 


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