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Old 08-16-2009, 08:23 PM   #32
Wallowa
Beastly Adventurer
 
Joined: Nov 2006
Location: NE Oregon
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Same Bike..No Problem

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Originally Posted by 9Dave
Just installed the 2" Rox Risers on my 07 GSA. Then I took them off.

I loved the extra height. I can finally comfortably reach the controls while standing. And the wiring stretch I can deal with - but I don't like the reroute of the brake and clutch lines.

Without moving them, they are stretched. After moving the brake (I just unbolted the master cylinder and passed it through the space in the fork) I don't like the angle of the line. The right answer would seem to be having new lines fabricated that are 2" or 3" longer to maintain the routing in front of the fork tubes, and not stretching them.

Not the thing I want to be doing a couple days before taking off on a trip. It will have to wait until I have time to take the lines off, have new ones made, and then go through the pain of bleeding the ABS.
Hey Dave,

Just FYI stuff but I have the same bike and re-routed cables as Jim recommended and never any issues so far...no binding..plus as you said I have a lot more control standing and far less strain on me by riding in the neutral standing position! For me the Rox Risers on my '07 GSA are exactly what I wanted and needed..
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