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Offline MAN OF BLUES

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Re: Pullback risers
« Reply #25 on: June 12, 2017, 04:39:39 pm »
As I noted in my updated post above, (see note)
C14 controls and OEM bar size is 7/8" common standard here..
So, Fatbars and Xbars are out...

You would need a set of 7/8" bars, and would need to buy, or fabricate filler sleeve spacers to adapt them to the LSL clamps.



X-Bars<--click are 22.2 mm at the ends.  This is pretty close to 7/8 inch. [.874 vs .875 inch). :motonoises:  So fat in the middle (28.5 mm = 1.122 inch ~ 1-1/8 inch) and skinny on the ends.



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Re: Pullback risers
« Reply #26 on: June 12, 2017, 05:57:51 pm »
no bar end weights either
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Re: Pullback risers
« Reply #27 on: June 12, 2017, 07:31:17 pm »
Switching from Z type bars transformed the handling of my C-10, I would imagine they would do the same on the C-14. Before installing my 7/8" bars I hated parking lots and any riding under 10 mph.
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Re: Pullback risers
« Reply #28 on: June 17, 2017, 08:13:11 am »
Few observations after installing 2" Pullback risers.
1. They are awesome. Almost ADV upright riding. I like it.
2. My hands are a bit colder due to more wind passing over hands/handlebars. After all, handlebars are nearly 2 inches (vertically) higher that OE ones.
3. Project D aero wings should solve my cold hands situation.
4. It looks like Kawasaki replaced brake and clutch junction blocks at the base of OE handlebars with bracketry and rubber line rubber insulators on '16 (maybe 15 as well) C14s
5. There is no need to crack brake/clutch lines to reposition them.
6. At full lock, I notices brake and clutch rubber lines bend a lot. I don't think there is a dangerous bind. But it is worth keeping an eye on them to make sure they are crack free. 

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Re: Pullback risers
« Reply #29 on: June 17, 2017, 12:45:34 pm »
Thanks for the feedback report. Uhhh, why are hands colder? Heated grips right? Gloves right?  :))

Maybe I will just try the ones I have to see which I like better.
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Re: Pullback risers
« Reply #30 on: June 17, 2017, 01:06:45 pm »
Roger, ATGATT (▀̿Ĺ̯▀̿ ̿)
The OE handlebars are lower thus more shielded from wind by fairing/mirrors.
The wind blast is felt over knuckles, although palms are warm from heaters, heater effect is reduced due to increased airflow.
It is a niggle, however.

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