Originally Posted by Numbercruncher
The kits like pro taper normally just mount their brackets to the existing skinny bar mounts which raise the bars about an inch or so. I'd need a really low bar to make sure everything has enough room to work. This is one reason I'd go with the all Suzuki method but with my luck the Suzuki V-STrom 1000 XT not only comes with the fatter bars but has longer cables to match them as well.
Hopefully I can find a yellow XT which will resolve this matter.
I'm have a yellow 2018 1000 XT. The bars are beefier down by the clamps but taper to the smaller diameter at the grips, so they may not help with Mr. Arthur Itis.
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