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Offline Steve in Sunny Fla

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Rubber isolated bar mounts - finally a reality?
« on: August 19, 2014, 02:46:35 pm »
 I'm posting this to determine a sense of desire for this product.

 I have found a machinist quite willing to work with me on a fully rubber isolated handlebar mount, It is not going to be an adapter, we're discussing a new, fully machined billet top triple tree with the mounts built in.

In terms of price, initial indications are that I finally have a price point I think we (coggers ) can live with,  under 300.00 and I think significantly under, but it depends on how many are ordered per batch.

 I'm not asking for any commitment here, but checking out interest. I have had rubber isolated bars now for 3 years, and it's the transformation I've always wanted in my bike. I'm just trying to make this a reality for everyone.

 let me know if this idea interests you. TIA, steve
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Re: Rubber isolated bar mounts - finally a reality?
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2014, 07:22:46 pm »
My wrists told me to say, 'Yes' to this product.

I am interested.   :popcorncouple:
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Re: Rubber isolated bar mounts - finally a reality?
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2014, 07:33:34 pm »
I really like my bars - I have the Stortz adapters now, but I'd love the isolated mounts. Count me in as interested.
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Re: Rubber isolated bar mounts - finally a reality?
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2014, 07:51:00 pm »
I'm interested! :great:
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Re: Rubber isolated bar mounts - finally a reality?
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2014, 12:25:35 am »
I'm interested.  Would this mod be for tubular bars?  Just trying to figure out the options going forward.

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Re: Rubber isolated bar mounts - finally a reality?
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2014, 12:34:52 am »
I'm very interested Steve. What else would be required to make this new mount fully functional?  Would I have to buy traditional handlebars, or could I use the stock clip-ons?

In any case, thanks for the offer!

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Re: Rubber isolated bar mounts - finally a reality?
« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2014, 01:05:03 am »
This would be a new top triple tree, with a set of rubber or polyurethane isolated mounts installed. This would accept 7/8" tubular bars, atv or Motorcycle.

The advantage is you can get the height, pullback, and wrist angle you want, and tube bars only cost around 25.00. That's a huge relief to comfort right there, but the rubber isolation, killing the buzz, is huge, too. Steve
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Re: Rubber isolated bar mounts - finally a reality?
« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2014, 01:07:21 am »
some people dont like a "buzz kill"  :rotflmao:
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Re: Rubber isolated bar mounts - finally a reality?
« Reply #8 on: August 20, 2014, 01:08:48 am »
Here's a pic from a zrx, the item i'm discussing would be machined specifically for the zg1000.

  http://www.zrxoa.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=155474

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Re: Rubber isolated bar mounts - finally a reality?
« Reply #9 on: August 20, 2014, 01:36:57 am »
interested
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Re: Rubber isolated bar mounts - finally a reality?
« Reply #10 on: August 20, 2014, 09:05:33 am »
I'd be interested.
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Re: Rubber isolated bar mounts - finally a reality?
« Reply #11 on: August 20, 2014, 12:22:09 pm »
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Re: Rubber isolated bar mounts - finally a reality?
« Reply #12 on: August 20, 2014, 01:07:34 pm »
Would it require longer than stock clutch, brake and throttle cables or does that depend on the bar you choose?
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Re: Rubber isolated bar mounts - finally a reality?
« Reply #13 on: August 20, 2014, 02:37:50 pm »
Hello Steve:  This is a definite must have I already have the risers and stock bar ends. Who do you recommend for bars? What motivations are required? The other concern is safety! The stock set up is built like a tank. Are these aviation grade poly urethane isolastock mounts? 
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Re: Rubber isolated bar mounts - finally a reality?
« Reply #14 on: August 20, 2014, 09:45:09 pm »
not wanting to get into specifics, I've just finally found a guy willing to manufacture.

Obviously it would be a safe item, I don't want anything unsafe on my bike!

As far as what bars, if you need extended hoses, etc. this stuff is old news, many guys running tube bars, but not runner isolated. the bars you choose determine if you need a longer brake hose of enrichener cable. Throttle cables don't need to be replaced unless you're doing ape hangers  :rotflmao: Steve
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Re: Rubber isolated bar mounts - finally a reality?
« Reply #15 on: August 25, 2014, 06:30:56 pm »
Ape hangers on the Connie  :)) that and a flame j :))one with drag pipes
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