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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-22-2020, 03:45 PM Thread Starter
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options to lessen the pull back angle of handle bars?

without moving them closer?

I just get numb hand due to the sweep back angle....

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https://www.mv-motorrad.de/en/MV+Han...suspension.htm
Got one on my 2011 and its perfect for me.
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https://www.mv-motorrad.de/en/MV+Han...suspension.htm
Got one on my 2011 and its perfect for me.
saw that, lotsa pull back though?

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saw that, lotsa pull back though?
If you increase the angle, the handle will move forward.
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With your current riser setup or no risers, you can remove one of the locating spring pins on the underside of the bars and rotate them. They are tough to get out so need some good vise grips to grab one and tap it out with a hammer.

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if you increase the angle, the handle will move forward.
good point!

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With your current riser setup or no risers, you can remove one of the locating spring pins on the underside of the bars and rotate them. They are tough to get out so need some good vise grips to grab one and tap it out with a hammer.
interesting idea. will check it out this winter.

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