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handle bar risers

Postby fanman7 » Sat Dec 25, 2010 2:10 am

I recently been looking at handle bar risers that raise the bars up and closer to you about an inch to a inch and a half.
My question is if you install these do you have to change out any cables or brake lines to accomodate the risers.

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Re: handle bar risers

Postby tfdeputydawg » Sat Dec 25, 2010 8:30 am

I'm getting ready to install the same.
Going w/these: http://www.directlineparts.com/product. ... 5874&str=4
Ad claims cables/hoses remain stock.

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Re: handle bar risers

Postby keithg64 » Sat Dec 25, 2010 11:44 am

A freind of mine has a 2010, put handle bar risers on his bike and did not have to change the cables or hoses.
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Re: handle bar risers

Postby english charlie » Sun Jan 02, 2011 7:56 am

Puy them on my 06 this past year, easy to do and didn't have to change a thing.

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Re: handle bar risers

Postby flash2002 » Mon Jan 03, 2011 3:08 pm

I was looking at risers for my 1800, I saw some by show chrome for $29.66 did anybody try these , are they any good.

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Re: handle bar risers

Postby english charlie » Mon Jan 03, 2011 4:23 pm

I have them as the K's were too much money even though they were adjustable (the K's )
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Re: handle bar risers

Postby 2008retiredplb » Sun Jan 09, 2011 11:14 am

I had a set on my 2001 GL1800. They do help to relieve back pain and you can adjust them to bring the hand grips closer to you.
You don't need to change anything, cables or wires, you do need to remove the black plastic cover that covers the handlebar connection at the triple tree. On the 2001 it would contact the bottom of the meter panel when you turned the handlebars all the way to the stop. I did not like that. I removed them.
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