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level41
Hi,
 
Which handlebar risers should I buy?
I would like to have the handlebar more up and closer to my body.
 
I know usually they sell 1 or 1,25" pieces, but I wonder what the maximum is I could lift them?
I wished I could lift them 2 or 3". 
If not possible, 1.25, or 1" will be fine.

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blackout
Hi, 
Which handlebar risers should I buy?
I would like to have the handlebar more up and closer to my body.
 
I know usually they sell 1 or 1,25" pieces, but I wonder what the maximum is I could lift them?
I wished I could lift them 2 or 3". 
If not possible, 1.25, or 1" will be fine.
You may be better off buying new handle bars that put the grips higher and closer to your body.  Just a thought.
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Upstate New York

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Cruizin
Yep, dirtbike bars are the way to go and Protaper makes a ton of different sizes and shapes. You can see some here
 
Renthal also makes some awesome handlebars see some here
 
I had Renthals on my FZ-09 and they made a world of difference. What I do is buy tubes of silicone and fillt he bars with the silicone and let it dry for a few days with the ends taped.
 
Then, after installing, with the bars full of silicone, all vibrations are gone. This seriously reduces fatigue and allows you to ride longer.
 
It's an upgrade that I recommend highly.
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ornery
Buy these for a no fuss installation:
 
linkROX SPEED FX ATV YAMAHA GRIZZLY KODIAK 2" PIVOTING RISER for 7/8 inch HANDLEBARS
 
Plenty of extra wire to the gage cluster, which is easily raised.  Clutch cable will be at its limit as well as the brake cable.  If you want higher than 2", be prepared to replace those.
 
 
 
 
 
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rewplayff
Aren't the gauge mounts on the stock risers also? So you'd have to figure out how to mount your gauges if you swap them out.

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level41
Buy these for a no fuss installation: 
linkROX SPEED FX ATV YAMAHA GRIZZLY KODIAK 2" PIVOTING RISER for 7/8 inch HANDLEBARS
 
Plenty of extra wire to the gage cluster, which is easily raised.  Clutch cable will be at its limit as well as the brake cable.  If you want higher than 2", be prepared to replace those.
 
 
 
 

 
 
Wow,
Quite a steep price for a pair of risers.
Any cheaper ones available, even if they would rise less?

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ornery
I've learned motorcycles aren't the most practical mode of transportation. Can't believe what I paid for simple sliders and spools. My Kriega US20 bag was over $125 (But, I do love it.) Oil filters, oil, batteries, insurance... don't even think about a new exhaust and/ or ECU!
 
Those risers are a bundle, but it would take at least that many dollar's worth of effort to make them, so what the hell?

“The real cycle you're working on is a cycle called yourself.”
— Robert M. Pirsig (Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values)

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level41
I see they're a different design than the standard aluminum riser pieces for 1" cruiser handlebars, that are often sold as a pair with 2 bolts for $20-$30.

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ornery
If you want the most adjust-ability there is no choice. The extra money allows you to pull them toward or away from you, as well as raise them.

“The real cycle you're working on is a cycle called yourself.”
— Robert M. Pirsig (Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values)

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bikelife38
I have a set of risers I took off my bike when I bought it. they've been in a box ever since so I cant remember exactly how tall they are but I can check when I get home. PM if interested

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level41
I've decided that this is pretty much what i need:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/181744725614
 
They rise up, but with the fork offset, it tilts it a bit backwards too.
These are just 1", 
 
These have 1.2" rise:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Tusk-Handlebar-Riser-Kit-7-8-Bars-30mm-Motorcycle-ATV-Dirt-Bike-NEW-/291255457265
 
These riser pieces should fit as well, rising 1.4", but come without bolts:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/FOR-7-8-HANDLEBAR-HANDLE-BAR-CLAMPS-RISER-COOLSTER-TAOTAO-BIKE-V-CL19-/201271535237

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howlinhoss
I've decided that this is pretty much what i need: http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/181744725614
 
They rise up, but with the fork offset, it tilts it a bit backwards too.
These are just 1", 
 
These have 1.2" rise:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Tusk-Handlebar-Riser-Kit-7-8-Bars-30mm-Motorcycle-ATV-Dirt-Bike-NEW-/291255457265
 
These riser pieces should fit as well, rising 1.4", but come without bolts:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/FOR-7-8-HANDLEBAR-HANDLE-BAR-CLAMPS-RISER-COOLSTER-TAOTAO-BIKE-V-CL19-/201271535237
Are the first risers shorter than stock?

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level41
I've decided that this is pretty much what i need: http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/181744725614
 
They rise up, but with the fork offset, it tilts it a bit backwards too.
These are just 1", 
 
These have 1.2" rise:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Tusk-Handlebar-Riser-Kit-7-8-Bars-30mm-Motorcycle-ATV-Dirt-Bike-NEW-/291255457265
 
These riser pieces should fit as well, rising 1.4", but come without bolts:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/FOR-7-8-HANDLEBAR-HANDLE-BAR-CLAMPS-RISER-COOLSTER-TAOTAO-BIKE-V-CL19-/201271535237
Are the first risers shorter than stock? 
 

They're pieces that are add-ins on the stock system, so they just add 1" up. If you had larger sized bolts, you could buy 2 sets, and raise the handlebars up by 2", but I wouldn't recommend it, due to higher torque on the bolts; and if it wasn't tightened well, the bolts might actually break off with 2 pieces.
 

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seega7
I have a set of risers I took off my bike when I bought it. they've been in a box ever since so I cant remember exactly how tall they are but I can check when I get home. PM if interested
Still have them ? 

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peteinpa
First try to loosen the clamps and rotate the bar. Mine was low from the dealer set-up. Speedo wire also routed wrong.
 
Should probably check mounting of front wheel.?

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