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Old 03-21-2014, 12:21 PM   #16
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TT 40mm risers would be the perfect ones... I can't find them on line to order
I just got the new 2014/2015 Touratech catalog last night, lots of new things in the catalog. Not sure when they will update the website. You could call them.
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Old 03-21-2014, 02:57 PM   #17
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And don't forget these. "40mm for less" $95
http://www.advmotorrad.com/index.php...product_id=282

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Old 03-21-2014, 04:30 PM   #18
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And don't forget these. "40mm for less" $95
http://www.advmotorrad.com/index.php...product_id=282

Personally, I don't care for these as they don't maintain the same bend radius of the original bars....
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Old 03-22-2014, 03:11 AM   #19
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Wonderlich has a set. 35mm up x 27mm back. Has anyonr tried these?
http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/mot.../41970111.html
I put the Wunderlich's on this winter. Took it for first trial ride yesterday, I really like them. I like to sit far back in the seat and now don't have to reach for the bars as much. Sort like a telescoping steering column. Nice.
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Old 03-24-2014, 03:25 PM   #20
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"Talked" to Matt at Touratech and he confirmed that they will have sets of 25mm and 40mm risers coming out within the next couple of weeks. These are not on their website yet but the pricing will be $73.50 for the 25mm (part # 045-5256) and $81.60 for the 40mm (part # 045-5257).
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Old 04-01-2014, 07:43 AM   #21
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Question Measuring for risers

Is there a good guide for discovering if and how tall of risers a person would need?

Fair disclaimer, I'm new to ADV riding, so of course I bought a 2014 GSAW and am just waiting for the @#$@ing snow to quit here in MN to get back out riding
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Old 04-01-2014, 09:26 AM   #22
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Is there a good guide for discovering if and how tall of risers a person would need?

Fair disclaimer, I'm new to ADV riding, so of course I bought a 2014 GSAW and am just waiting for the @#$@ing snow to quit here in MN to get back out riding
Doubtful, as some tall people have short legs and long bodies, and vice versa.
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Old 04-01-2014, 10:18 AM   #23
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Doubtful, as some tall people have short legs and long bodies, and vice versa.
I guess I was thinking of if you were standing on the bike, do you just let your hands fall to a natural position-- or is there something more complicated than that?
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Old 04-01-2014, 10:56 AM   #24
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Start out by testing the bike as it is. You will notice that when you stand on the pegs, the levers are not in a comfortable position and that you have to lean forward and down, which won't be comfortable (especially for the long run) and hurt your lower back.

Your first move should be to roll the bars front, bringing the grips higher and the levers down: This is a better layout for riding on the pegs. If you're too tall this will still not do it.

I'm 6' 2" and will install 40mm risers. I think this will bring the bars to where I want them for my comfortable riding position. Today I find myself leaning forward too much and therefore having too much weight on my hands (not good).
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Old 04-08-2014, 06:01 PM   #25
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Wonderlich has a set. 35mm up x 27mm back. Has anyonr tried these?
http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/mot.../41970111.html
Just installed them a few days ago. I am 6'2" and they really improved my riding position and overall comfort. Took about a week to get them after I ordered them. Very easy to install, only one zip tie to cut and reposition. No binding or tight control cables once the zip tie is relocated per the included instructions.
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Old 04-08-2014, 07:34 PM   #26
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I put the Wunderlich's on this winter. Took it for first trial ride yesterday, I really like them. I like to sit far back in the seat and now don't have to reach for the bars as much. Sort like a telescoping steering column. Nice.
Same here, the Wunderlich Ergo risers work for me on the GSA-W. Cable length is JUST long enough….works fine at full range of steering motion, but couldn't go a bit further. Nice to be able to adjust both up and back. Probably the most expensive risers out there, though.
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Old 04-08-2014, 08:17 PM   #27
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Touratech 40mm risers are now in stock and available to order online. I ordered a set tonight for $95.
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Old 04-09-2014, 02:21 PM   #28
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Tight Cable

So I just installed a set of 40mm risers, replacing the 15mm. I have a question on cable tightness. At full bar lock the left cable is fine but the right is very tight. Is this ok, or should the cables be moved. I've never used risers this tall on any previous bike so never had to deal with this. See pic below. Thoughts?


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Old 04-09-2014, 06:41 PM   #29
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Just installed them a few days ago. I am 6'2" and they really improved my riding position and overall comfort. Took about a week to get them after I ordered them. Very easy to install, only one zip tie to cut and reposition. No binding or tight control cables once the zip tie is relocated per the included instructions.
Wunderlich ergo risers for me. Very pleased with them.
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Old 04-10-2014, 02:03 AM   #30
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I have the Wunderlich up and back risers, and the BMW small tank bag, and noticed that on full lock, the bars touch the bag (not so hard as to press any buttons). It's probably not the end of the world, as full lock is rarely used. Anyone else noticed this?
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