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Both my daughters have short arms and would like the bars on their 500s back an inch or so. I have a set of Roxx Risers on my Sportster that work great. I have ones similar to this pic below. Question is would anyone like to venture a guess as to whether there is enough give in the clutch cable, brake line and throttle cables to allow an inch and a half rearward movement? If pulled back at a 45 degree angle it would be around an inch and a half movement not the full 2 inches as if they were vertical. Best scenario - someone has already done this successfully and can report on their efforts.
 

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Both my daughters have short arms and would like the bars on their 500s back an inch or so. I have a set of Roxx Risers on my Sportster that work great. I have ones similar to this pic below. Question is would anyone like to venture a guess as to whether there is enough give in the clutch cable, brake line and throttle cables to allow an inch and a half rearward movement? If pulled back at a 45 degree angle it would be around an inch and a half movement not the full 2 inches as if they were vertical. Best scenario - someone has already done this successfully and can report on their efforts.
They won't work. The speedo mount is built into the current handle bar clamps. You need risers that would keep the top of the stock clamps at the top.
 

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Hi ! i also have short arms and would like the bars moved inwards about 2 inches.. the bars are about the right height.


please post your results - a before and after picture would be great.. :)
 

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I just ordered these. Will probably take a few weeks to arrive in the US but I'll post pics and a review once I have them installed.
I installed the risers, and sad to say that they are not enough for me. I'll have to get a new handlebar that will bring it closer to my arms. Also - after installing these I can no longer use the Honda windshield. It has no-where to attach now :frown2::crying:
 

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Those are the same I just purchased. I will need to re-route cables and possibly splice some wiring. Best of all with these the speedo can stay where it is.
 

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I'm in the process of adjusting fit for my girlfriend on her Rebel 500. I ordered a few different bars for her to try and she settled on the Biltwell Zed. It puts hand position farther back, up, and more narrow. There is no way the stock brake line will reach so I had to order a custom line and manifold from Spiegler. The stock Honda brake line is permanently fixed to the manifold. Accessing the manifold to remove it is a big PIA. After removing the gas tank, most of the connectors have to be removed along with the ignition to be able to remove the plastic housing that sits under the tank. It's amazing how much electronics they were able to stuff between the tank and the engine. I'm not looking forward to reassembling all of it. I'm debating getting an engine block off plate and removing the PAIR valve just so there is one less thing I have to try reassemble.

As far as I can tell, this has to be done every time you change the spark plugs because it doesn't seem like there is enough access space without removing the electronics bundle. See images.
 

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So, you dig little deeper in that mess than me, it is very tight there, indeed and every time doing sparkplugs and valves it has to be done:(:mad:; couldn't image how to manage it, if here happens what did with my Yammy Virago 250 recently (both sparks quit spark at the same time:eek:)
 

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They won't work. The speedo mount is built into the current handle bar clamps. You need risers that would keep the top of the stock clamps at the top.
Hi,
this might be a silly question but why can't the standard top clamp work with those Rox Risers? I know they come with their own top clamp but why can't I just use the stock top clamp in place of the one they come with?
 
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