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Looking for some that have 1.25 and not 1.00 across the bottom where they bolt to the risers? I have looked high and low any ideas?
 

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as a woman, i hate to admit that the extra 1/4" has also defied me much pleasure in the bar department. :lol: when i first got the trike, i decided i needed some set backs. i too looked, emailed, called and short of having a maching shop make-em could find nothing for 1 1/4". crazy huh? we have $30,000+ machines, and cant even come close to customizing like the harleys and wingers do. if you do find some, let me know wouldja? chances are they may make some setback risers too... thanks, dani
 

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Dani,
The factory is working on your pull-back risers. Actually, they are completed, but Rad wants to package them as a kit with other parts you may need such as a longer brake line etc.

I was told this week, by a semi-reliable source, that the risers will be available on the '05 bikes.

My wife has been waiting for these for quite a while now as well.

Bill
 

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I spoke to Levi, the parts guy at the factory a few days ago. He said the risers should be available end of July....beginning of August. I've been waiting for them to be available since this years Daytona Bike Week, when Rad told me about them. Besides bringing the bars a little closer to the rider, they should also raise the bars a bit allowing the turn stop bolts to be adjusted so the turning radius will be better. I have mine adjusted so at full left and right lock, the bars just miss the instrument dash. It'll be nice to make a little tighter U-turn! I'm really looking forward to trying out these new risers! Something tells me they're going to be a BIG seller!
 

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I spoke to Levi, the parts guy at the factory a few days ago. He said the risers should be available end of July....beginning of August. I've been waiting for them to be available since this years Daytona Bike Week, when Rad told me about them. Besides bringing the bars a little closer to the rider, they should also raise the bars a bit allowing the turn stop bolts to be adjusted so the turning radius will be better. I have mine adjusted so at full left and right lock, the bars just miss the instrument dash. It'll be nice to make a little tighter U-turn! I'm really looking forward to trying out these new risers! Something tells me they're going to be a BIG seller!
I don't understand how a riser is going to work unless it will work with the 1 inch bars. Is that what you are saying?
 

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Busa,
Boss Man and I were responding to Dani's question about the pull-back risers that the factory has come up with. Many of the trike riders (and bike riders I suppose) are leaning too far forward to reach the stock bars. The ideal solution to that problem is to get risers that fit 1 1/4" bars and are taller and pull-back more than the stock. Unfortunately, NOBODY makes these for a 1 1/4" bar...only the 1" bar. That is what Rad at the Factory has produced.

Your ape-hanger question is a different issue. Click on the Ebay site that I listed above and email that guy to see where he got his bars. They look like the stock risers (for 1 1/2" bar diameter) with ape-hangers.

Hope that helps.

Bill
 

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Bill Taylor said:
Busa,
Boss Man and I were responding to Dani's question about the pull-back risers that the factory has come up with. Many of the trike riders (and bike riders I suppose) are leaning too far forward to reach the stock bars. The ideal solution to that problem is to get risers that fit 1 1/4" bars and are taller and pull-back more than the stock. Unfortunately, NOBODY makes these for a 1 1/4" bar...only the 1" bar. That is what Rad at the Factory has produced.

Your ape-hanger question is a different issue. Click on the Ebay site that I listed above and email that guy to see where he got his bars. They look like the stock risers (for 1 1/2" bar diameter) with ape-hangers.

Hope that helps.

Bill
Thanks--I have found a source but tomorrow I will see if anyone has them in stock. JP Cycles has them on backorder and there are a few others that show them as well. If it pans out I will post the information.
 

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Thanks for the tip, i will give Rad Baby a call. maybe buy him a beer if he will let me have the first set.... :beer8: All i can say is ITS ABOUT TIME!! (thinka all the money they will make! ) thanks again y'all.
 
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