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Old 04-01-2018, 07:26 PM   #221
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For 2" rise 45cm should work fine. Link didn't work for me, either.
Revzilla has Galfer SS hoses. They are very good about fit/return issues.
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Old 04-02-2018, 09:11 AM   #222
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Thanks t110, I'll see what they have.

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Old 07-01-2018, 07:08 PM   #223
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I too am looking for rising my stock bars...I have already added 1" aftermarket risers but i want another inch..Do i have to get new brake and clutch lines?..The hanger is still on there...
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Old 07-01-2018, 07:14 PM   #224
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I just installed the ROX risers, replacing the straight Tusk riser blocks.
The stock brake line from the master cylinder to the junction (ABS) needs to be longer (17-18”) for the ROX risers as the stock brake line was at it’s limit using the Tusk blocks.
Ah..That what i needed to know.. Thankyou...I like these ROX risers...A longer Brake line ..but what about the clutch line? Oh...mine is non ABS..does it still need to be longer?
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Old 07-02-2018, 08:13 AM   #225
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Ah..That what i needed to know.. Thankyou...I like these ROX risers...A longer Brake line ..but what about the clutch line? Oh...mine is non ABS..does it still need to be longer?
I’m still using the stock Clutch Line. I would assume you would still need a longer brake line as the master cylinder line still travels down to the junction below the steering head. When changing the bars/ adding risers set it up with the bolts partially tightened and turn the bars to full lock both directions making sure there is no interference, overly tightend control lines or wiring and make sure the throttle cables are still slack. You may need to re-route some stuff, remove the metal hooks etc.
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Old 07-03-2018, 02:32 PM   #226
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I’m still using the stock Clutch Line. I would assume you would still need a longer brake line as the master cylinder line still travels down to the junction below the steering head. When changing the bars/ adding risers set it up with the bolts partially tightened and turn the bars to full lock both directions making sure there is no interference, overly tightend control lines or wiring and make sure the throttle cables are still slack. You may need to re-route some stuff, remove the metal hooks etc.
Alright..Thanks TD...good info once again...
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Old 07-08-2018, 07:02 AM   #227
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Glad I could help. After a ADV ride yesterday on the Sertao I was reflecting on the fact that there are risers or tall handlebars on everything I ride save the “classics” including a BMW R1150R. It’s surprising how just a bit higher and further back makes for ergonomics,
....or maybe I just done got old

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Old 07-08-2018, 09:20 AM   #228
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Oh yeah, we're ALL getting older. I recently did just that - switching out the "superbike" bars for OEM-style tall bars on my old "smoker" last month before hauling her down to Cannery Row in Monterey CA for the Superbike race weekend.
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Old 07-08-2018, 03:53 PM   #229
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Nice H2!
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Old 07-12-2018, 04:59 AM   #230
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Glad I could help. After a ADV ride yesterday on the Sertao I was reflecting on the fact that there are risers or tall handlebars on everything I ride save the “classics” including a BMW R1150R. It’s surprising how just a bit higher and further back makes for ergonomics,
....or maybe I just done got old


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I'd wager theres truth in both...I'm 65 and i wont even ride another bike without my comfort farkles..top of the list is an RDL saddle...and then the bar risers..
When I sat on the Bandit's stock seat i knew it was no good for me..I tried an Airhawk cushion..that sucked. So I did find a used RDL where the PO was physically the same as me..without those mods i wouldnt be riding..anything.
Just 1" risers changed things considerably then I added the RDL and that raised me up ..so now the bars are in need of another 1" of rise. I have been trying to see if my body can adjust to it as it is..But I have noticed that I still need a tad bit more of rise. That will prolly be a winter project..too busy ridin'
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Old 07-16-2018, 09:57 AM   #231
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Well I have come to the conclusion that my stock bars are not cutting it..even with the 1" risers..My reach to the bars is too short for me to sit in the right spot on my RDL saddle..instaed I have to sit as forward as possible in the straddle zone where it isnt as comfortable..I am just not upright enough and i want to be able to tour LD comfortably..so I am going to pull the trigger on this...I have looked at the Daytona bars...not a fan..and still not enough rise for me...
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Old 07-16-2018, 10:04 AM   #232
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Jack, I was thinking of that same bar kit from Holeshot for sometime down the road, as I also find myself leaning more forward on my Sargent seat than I would prefer. If you do purchase and install that set-up, please let us know how it works out.
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Old 07-16-2018, 11:54 AM   #233
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Jack, I was thinking of that same bar kit from Holeshot for sometime down the road, as I also find myself leaning more forward on my Sargent seat than I would prefer. If you do purchase and install that set-up, please let us know how it works out.
Yes sir ..I will indeed..I have had the benefit of all 11 years of prior knowledge that you all went through first hand posted here.....Something to be said for coming to the table late...LOL So i have no qualms in sharing and continuing the knowledge base.. I just will need someone professional to do this installation...and i believe i know just whom i will bring it to.
Just a matter of next month's check to clear the bank. Being retired is fun.
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Oh yeah, we're ALL getting older. I recently did just that - switching out the "superbike" bars for OEM-style tall bars on my old "smoker" last month before hauling her down to Cannery Row in Monterey CA for the Superbike race weekend.
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Old 07-30-2018, 11:36 AM   #235
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Can anyone tell me if the Daytona bars are compatable with the stock bar weights, I'm sure it's been mentioned, but I'd be thankful if someone could confirm.
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Old 07-30-2018, 11:42 AM   #236
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Old 07-30-2018, 01:51 PM   #237
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