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Offline BruceGenck

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« on: August 08, 2010, 01:05:00 am »
Greetings,    I installed Heli bar risers on the Connie, but want the bars higher still.  Has anyone out there installed a double set (one on top of the other?)  There is enough electrical cable, but the brake lines have to be changed.  Right now I'm searching for long enough bolts to do this.       The two inch risers raise the bars 1.5 inches (because of the angle),   and back .75 inches.  So, a double set would give me a three inch rise.  I'm 6' and don't like to lean forward too far.      Everyone I've talked to so far have not heard about this being done.  I would appreciate your thoughts.    Thanks,    brgenck  

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« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2010, 02:07:00 am »
From an A into B point of view I suppose that two risers could be done. My uneducated guess is that yes more throttle cable, break and clutch hose might be needed to execute.     I am also 6

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« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2010, 02:31:00 am »
http://www.1400gtr.org.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=836    Look here Bruce. Found this on the 1400gtr.uk forum    UP  

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« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2010, 09:09:00 am »
For longer bolts use high grade strength all threaded rod.  I think sitting more upright on a stock seat might be    A little uncomfortable since the padding is designed for the rider the is leaning slightly forward.  

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« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2010, 10:32:00 pm »
UP,    No, I don't think so.  I also have a Gold Wing so I'm aware of the difference.  I just need to go up a little bit more.  Keep in mind that a 2 in. riser only  raises the bars about 1.5 inches because of the angle.  So even with a   double set, it's only up 3 inches from stock.  That's not a huge change,  but significant enough to make it more comfortable on the hands and wrist.      Thanks,    brgenck  

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« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2010, 10:34:00 pm »
UP,    The electrical should be fine for 3 inches, and would be a close call for  anything more.  There seems to be enough throttle cable also.  The   hydraulic cables will have to be changed out.      brgenck  

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« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2010, 10:38:00 pm »
Changing the seat is one of the first things I did.    Put on a Sargent.  Nice, but could be a little wider.  They said they could modify it for me no problem.    I tour a lot, so I'm all about comfort.  Little things  become big things on the road.  It can be the difference  between a great trip, and a so so trip.    brgenck  

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« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2010, 10:44:00 pm »
UP,    No, I don't think so.  I also have a Gold Wing so I'm aware of the difference.  I just need to go up a little bit more.  Keep in mind that a 2 in. riser only  raises the bars about 1.5 inches because of the angle.  So even with a   double set, it's only up 3 inches from stock.  That's not a huge change,  but significant enough to make it more comfortable on the hands and wrist.      Thanks,    brgenck  

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« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2010, 01:15:00 am »
Understand! We'll stand by and see what you work out!    UP