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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-31-2019, 06:29 PM Thread Starter
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Just put on moto-werk 1 1/2 ď risers . Feels almost like some mini Ape hangers. Itís going to take some time to get use to them . I think itís going to be great for Touring. Might not be best for in town riding, also it makes the Versys 650 feel even bigger.
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-31-2019, 11:32 PM
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I put the rox risers on last month.

It gave me back some bend at the elbow that greatly reduces tension. I can ride with a loose grip and relax now, whatever puts you at a comfortable position but keeps you able to engage with the machine I say go for.

The lowering of the foot pegs also gets you in a relaxed but ready position. Those risers will grow on you..
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I have the 2" ROX RISERS on BOTH my Vs - makes it WAY easier when standing on the 'pegs.

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I have risers on my Versys also . Also for me I put foam covers over the grips and brake levers . That is a very cheap and nice for more comfort. I find the stock hand grips diameter just too small.

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Yes I put Grip Puppies on all my bike grips.
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I had 1 1/2 inch risers and it wasnt enough. Was gonna go with the Rox 2 inch but I came up with this concoction...
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Were your cables long enough jaaklucas ?

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Were your cables long enough jaaklucas ?
Yes.....but i have the lowered forks ala the motoworks lowering kit.
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you also have a great choice with grip buddies. i've been using them on my last 3 bikes. they simply go over the existing grip, held on by adhesive and velcro. no grip removal or replacement. and they stay tight, plus are soft. (i dont work for or receive anything from GripBuddies..)

(sorry about interjecting in your riser discussion. i'll see if i can find a grips discussion to add this too also...)

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you also have a great choice with grip buddies. i've been using them on my last 3 bikes. they simply go over the existing grip, held on by adhesive and velcro. no grip removal or replacement. and they stay tight, plus are soft. (i dont work for or receive anything from GripBuddies..)

(sorry about interjecting in your riser discussion. i'll see if i can find a grips discussion to add this too also...)

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