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Author Topic: Looking for a offset riser without any re-wiring  (Read 354 times)

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Offline matt76110

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Looking for a offset riser without any re-wiring
« on: May 19, 2021, 12:16:41 am »
Hi guys, I am new to this forum. I am looking for help in selecting a offset riser that doesn’t require any cable to be extended or re-wiring. Thanks for your input



Offline DrM

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Re: Looking for a offset riser without any re-wiring
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2021, 08:56:08 am »
It might help to know what kind of Bolt you have (year make, regular, R spec, C spec, other)

Offline matt76110

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Re: Looking for a offset riser without any re-wiring
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2021, 10:58:39 am »
My bad, thanks for reminding me. My bike is a 2014 R spec

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Re: Looking for a offset riser without any re-wiring
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2021, 12:28:35 pm »
Risers aren't much (if any) cheaper than new bars, but you can get any amount of rise you want.  I think two inch and under risers wouldn't require any new cables or extended wiring, but you might want to reroute your cables if you go four inches or more.  You can also get a lot more wiring by carefully slicing the wiring wrap that goes to the handlebars.  Somewhere near the tank the wiring is folded (was folded on my 2019 bike) so it can just be stretched out.

You might also find that your front brake hose limits the amount of rise you can get, but you can get more rise by releasing the brake hose attachment at the fender and/or the frame -- or buy an extended brake hose.

If the vendor allows free returns, you could try a pair of 2" and 4" risers and see how they work for you.  Sounds like a good winter-time project. 

EDIT:  PS: I'm talking about riser extensions that go on top of the OEM risers.  If you want new risers that replace the OEM risers, just add my dimensions to what the OEM risers give you.
« Last Edit: May 19, 2021, 12:33:01 pm by DrM »

Offline matt76110

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Re: Looking for a offset riser without any re-wiring
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2021, 02:39:50 pm »
DrM, thanks for your useful input.