I got up this morning looked at the temp. (36) and told the wife I better go for a ride or I may go crazy!! :jaw drop:
I spent the last mild weather window last weekend installing 2" Rox risers and BB Storms and all I'd been able to do is sit on the bike like a 4 year old and pretend I was riding (No, I didn't make engine noises….
) It's been a month or so since I've been out. Way too long!
So, I set the Rox risers to take the bar mostly back as I was looking for a less stiff arm position. As expected, they felt great!
My position wasn't dramatically different either. Just enough.
They also allowed me to sit further back in the seat, so I can now feel the swoop against my tail bone. I was only out for about an hour and a half, but I'm hopeful that the Spencer mod that I had done last winter and didn't seem to help much previously, may turn out to be the improvement I was hoping for. I felt just better supported.
I did have an awkward stop where the bike wanted to nap on me. I kept it up, but felt like it may have been caused by the new ergo's. I pulled in to a nearby empty lot and spent 15 minutes doing figure 8's and a couple panic stops, to try an get some muscle memory with the new set-up. The forecast for the next week says no riding. Glad I took advantage.