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Old 08-16-2009, 01:28 PM   #1
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Bar risers

riding a 990 adventure and I can't stand upright on the pegs. need to raise the bars about 2-3". only risers I've seen are the ones ktm offers. any suggestions?
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Old 08-16-2009, 01:36 PM   #2
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search ADVrider for dirtinblood risers. Also Rox among others. Dirtinblood is an inmate here.
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Old 08-16-2009, 02:36 PM   #3
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search ADVrider for dirtinblood risers. Also Rox among others. Dirtinblood is an inmate here.
+1 for DirtnBlood.
They also offset the bars so it rises the bars straight up and not also towards you that others do. I'm almost 6'5" and could hardly stand on the pegs on the SE. DirtnBlood risers made it a completely different bike.
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Old 08-16-2009, 02:41 PM   #4
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+2 for Dirtinblood's risers.

I just completed an install today. I'll post a quick review with some pics when I get a chance, likely later on today.

Completely different ergos on my SE now. 100% better.


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Old 08-16-2009, 02:48 PM   #5
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+3 for dirtblood. Had tham ~1 month - I'm about 6 foot, and standing is remarkably more comfy now. Before I wasn't standing as it felt so wrong, not a problem now.


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Old 08-16-2009, 11:06 PM   #6
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have been on the ROX for about a year and half, bought the tallest version they had, could still use another inch plus to be in the sweet spot, good risers though, well made, easy install. Well worth the $$. Have not tried the dirtinblood version, sounds like a good solution as well.

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Old 08-16-2009, 11:22 PM   #7
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Another vote for Dirtinblood. I'm 6'3" and they make the bike much more comfortable on the pegs. (added bonus that they raise my bars above car-mirror height to better cope with city traffic - we're allowed to split lanes over here).
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Old 08-17-2009, 02:24 AM   #8
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Ive got the Dirtinblood but i also use the original KTM 1" risers under them.Perfect height
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Old 08-17-2009, 08:20 AM   #9
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DirtinBlood +5 (or whatever the count is)!!
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Old 08-17-2009, 11:12 AM   #10
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I posted this in the other thread in equiptment as well. You May want to look at Dirtnblood's risers, or another option is ProTect Enduro Concepts risers. Each offer the option of installing a Scotts damper.

I am 6'3", and have a 2.75" riser another user here milled on a CNC mill. I also went with ProTaper Pastrana FMX hi bars. The fix the almost downward bend of the Magura bars. Now it is as close to perfect as I'm going to get.

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Old 08-17-2009, 11:18 AM   #11
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+6 dirtnblood 6'3" and work well for me
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Old 08-17-2009, 05:05 PM   #12
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I have the Rox Anti vibration on my 990

look thru my posts and you should be able to find pics.

Love them.

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Old 08-18-2009, 02:15 AM   #13
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i just have the regular rox high risers and there wonderful. make standing a breze and infinitly ajustable to exsacly where you want them
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Old 08-18-2009, 04:43 AM   #14
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+7 on the Dirtinblood risers, I like the way they move the bars forward as well as up. I have used Rox in the past and found they slipped when you ride aggressively offroad. The stock ktm bars are no good for me, I dont like the bend, swicthed mine out for a renthal with less sweep and in combo with the risers standing is perfectly comfortable, I'm 6'2.
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Old 08-18-2009, 09:34 AM   #15
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I'll chime in here not to give Dirtnblood another plug (doesn't seem to need it), but to comment that I use the risers and even at only 5' 10" I find it to be a much better standing position on my Adv. You don't have to be a big guy to make use of the risers. if you ride off-road and standing alot, give them a try.
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