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Handle bar extensions ?

I'd like to move my handle bars BACK about 3" so that I can sit more upright. Any suggestions on how to do it?
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3" seems like a lot, but you could start with a riser block (i have the one from MotoWerk and it is a quality product. That was enough for me at 6'5". If you still need more, shop for some ATV or high-bend handle bars. That's about all you can do.

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I'm using some ATV bars pulled way back. Much better than stock. Not sure that they would get you 3" but they let me sit pretty far back and verticle.

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Yup, I think those would do it.

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Hi Trent,

3 inches is a lot.
Maybe these Guys can custom make you a handle bar.
http://www.brcustomcycles.com/

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Rox risers

Pick up a pair of these.
http://www.roxspeedfx.com/cgi-bin/ca...?subcat_id=254

You can get them without the anti vibe. Great quality machining.

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Yup, I think those would do it.

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LOL Honestly though, I was riding my V this morning and thinking about this post. If I were sitting any more "upright" I would be leaning backwards.

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3" pull back? Are you playing the keyboard while riding?
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I'd like to move my handle bars BACK about 3" so that I can sit more upright. Any suggestions on how to do it?
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Pushing 3" may be a little too much in asking especially if your are using tall screen. Get a handle bar raiser and play with some setting and you might get to some point where your find your sweat spot.



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I have the 3.5" risers from Rox and they work very well. Back about 3"? Probably not. But they work great for my frame on my higher-than-average seat.

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