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post #1 of 12 Old 08-05-2007, 05:20 PM Thread Starter
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Anyone in the GTA have handlebar risers?

I'd like to see how Handlebar Risers feel. If you are somewhere in the Greater Toronto Area I would love to try them, especially if you have up and back risers.

Thanks,

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post #2 of 12 Old 08-05-2007, 06:04 PM
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I'd like to see how Handlebar Risers feel. If you are somewhere in the Greater Toronto Area I would love to try them, especially if you have up and back risers.

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I just added Rox risers (up'n back). If I manage the 19th and you're there, you're more than welcome...
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Tom, I have a pair of the GenMar 1" risers. Up only, no back. I'm not using them right now. You can try them out if you'd like.

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Hi Heavy,

Let me know when you will be around.. I'll head right up!

..Tom

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Hi Heavy,

Let me know when you will be around.. I'll head right up!

..Tom
It'll have to wait until next weekend, when I'm back. I'll try and have the set-back pieces for your topcase at the same time.

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No bar risers here.

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i've got the up and back risers and i'll be at haugen's tonight between 6 and 8pm.
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savvy: Thanks, I won't be able to get there tonight unless it is real late.

It doesn't matter, though, I gave in to the farkle Gods and ordered a set.

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i've got the up and back risers and i'll be at haugen's tonight between 6 and 8pm.
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So have the new risers proved to be a benefit Tom? Have they made a difference in comfort for your back or wrists? I'm wondering if I should try risers on my bike because I get a nagging back ache across the middle of my back about in line with the bottom of my shoulder blades. I also wonder if a driver's backrest would eliminate this issue.


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savvy: Thanks, I won't be able to get there tonight unless it is real late.

It doesn't matter, though, I gave in to the farkle Gods and ordered a set.

..Tom

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I haven't received them yet but ordered them. They should be coming sometime next week to my work; although I am on vacation so I may not get them till the week after.

I'll keep you posted.

..Tom

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So have the new risers proved to be a benefit Tom? Have they made a difference in comfort for your back or wrists? I'm wondering if I should try risers on my bike because I get a nagging back ache across the middle of my back about in line with the bottom of my shoulder blades. I also wonder if a driver's backrest would eliminate this issue.

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