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Offline Brucet

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Handel bar raisers
« on: May 17, 2019, 09:08:55 am »
Hi All,

I am considering a set of these. I dont have much discomfort on long trips but believe these can improve comfort a lot for the taller guys. I am 1.97m tall.

What are your opinions on these and do they make a big difference to comfort levels?

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Re: Handel bar raisers
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2019, 06:21:27 pm »
Hello I dont think wjen sitting they make a difference but standing up ,  most definitely they do
 

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Re: Handel bar raisers
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2019, 07:04:12 pm »
hooxit
i feel they do make a diffs ,, and i am only around 1.84 tall
buttttt........  i am also fat


sitting they make a more comfy bend at the elbo for me
and ............  standing is less bent over , but dont tell anyone you stand ........ BMW RIDERS GET RIDICULED FOR STANDING .......... SPESHULLY IN TRAFFIC
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Re: Handel bar raisers
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2019, 10:30:10 am »
The important measure for taller guys is the distance from foot peg to top of seat,that makes all the difference in sitting position.
Raisers do nothing for sitting comfort and will cause traction and stability problems when standing because of weight transfer off front wheel.
I am 205cm and prefer lower pegs and forward rotated handlebars to make my riding more comfortable.


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Re: Handel bar raisers
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2019, 11:59:07 am »
Thanks for the replies.
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I fitted Touratec 40mm raisers. Im not sure they were the correct option. Perhaps I should have gone for the 25mm but having only ridden down the hiway for about 20kms perhaps I need to give them some time.
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Re: Handel bar raisers
« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2019, 07:09:40 am »
Check your legislation.
If a motorcycle is fitted with a seat, the Road Traffic Act makes it ILLEGAL to ride standing up.
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Re: Handel bar raisers
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2019, 08:30:28 am »
Check your legislation.
If a motorcycle is fitted with a seat, the Road Traffic Act makes it ILLEGAL to ride standing up.

Yip you are correct; no question about that.


Ok some feedback, it does feel a bit more comfortable but it also feels a bit lighter in the front, especially when accelerating. I am not sure I like it. Will ride it a bit more before I give a final opinion.
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Re: Handel bar raisers
« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2019, 09:52:26 pm »
The important measure for taller guys is the distance from foot peg to top of seat,that makes all the difference in sitting position.
Raisers do nothing for sitting comfort and will cause traction and stability problems when standing because of weight transfer off front wheel.
I am 205cm and prefer lower pegs and forward rotated handlebars to make my riding more comfortable.


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Where do you get lower pecks? I am 198 and must agree, that with the handle bar raisers it was better when standing, but then my knees was still above the tank which made it uncomfortable and tiring.....therefore I would be keen to drop the pecks a inch or so.
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Re: Handel bar raisers
« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2019, 10:54:08 pm »
20/30mm max.
40mm is a bit much I think   :thumleft:
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