Handlebar Risers To Reduce Reach

Charp

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Hey, does anyone have experience with any sort of riser on their Street Twin? I'm mostly interested in reducing my reach, but have seen lots of references to the need for a longer cables. I'd like to avoid going that route. Motone's Up-And-Over riser is advertised as being as far as you can go without changing out the cables. I'm interested in any experiences or opinions from the collective. Thanks!
 

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I'd go with the Motone's if new cables are not required.
 

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I agree with Vector, but sometimes you can undo some cable ties and gain just enough slack to make the riser work without binding. Just sold a BMW Scrambler and no matter how I adjusted the cables I couldn't get enough slack and removed the risers and adjusted my riding position and got used to the factory set up.
 

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I agree with Vector, but sometimes you can undo some cable ties and gain just enough slack to make the riser work without binding. Just sold a BMW Scrambler and no matter how I adjusted the cables I couldn't get enough slack and removed the risers and adjusted my riding position and got used to the factory set up.
I agree with Vector as well, but there appears to be no slack with most of the cables running to the handlebars. Looking for slack by undoing cable ties is a great suggestion, but I might just have to live with the factory set up.
 

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Also, as I did on my America w/risers, re-routed cables differently around the triple tree from beneath the tank.
 

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Hey, does anyone have experience with any sort of riser on their Street Twin? I'm mostly interested in reducing my reach, but have seen lots of references to the need for a longer cables. I'd like to avoid going that route. Motone's Up-And-Over riser is advertised as being as far as you can go without changing out the cables. I'm interested in any experiences or opinions from the collective. Thanks!
I use them on my 1200 Scrambler and cables were not a issue.
 
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