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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 08-09-2012, 12:33 PM Thread Starter
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Such a tired title, but here goes; Help!

Ok, for the brave souls that clicked this thread here is my dilemma, I need about 5" of pullback and about 2-3" of rise. But here is the problem... I like flat drag-style wrist angle.

Anyone have recommendations for bars?

It seems the krome werks 2+2 sweepers are perfect size-wise but they have considerable wrist angle relative to what I like.

Any other ideas, short of a custom bar that will cost a ton?!?!

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Check out the KlockWerks Ergo-Bars, they make a few different sized pullback/rise versions in black or chrome.

I have the 0601-1038 Ergo model which place my hands in a natural position with minimal to no wrist bend.
http://www.kustombaggers.com/Klock-W...=7705941&pos=0

You can see them installed on 2008 in my album. May not be as custom-looking as some others, but mighty comfy.

They also make a Sameole Bars specifically for RGs, but I haven't seen them or sat on a bike with them.

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thanks man for the reply

I will have to add these to the list I am considering. I don't mind the idea of apes, but it seems that all apes have a downward wrist angle, and most seem to force a upright/forward seating position. I am a sloucher, so that is not going to make me comfy.

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I don't have mine installed in a bolt upright position, so they don't stand out as ape hangers. But the bends near the grip area allow you to adjust forward/back without changing wrist angle much at all.

It seems the Sameole Bars are much shorter.

Good luck in your search!

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Try checking out Yaffe monkey bars, the very reason I bought mine besides needing hight for lower back the angle of hands is slight IMO
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Have you looked at the HeliBars? They are pricey, but you can adjust them to just about any position
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I have looked at them.

I don't know.. I have gone back and forth with so many different bars right now.

I am leaning towards just doing the Heritage bars for starters, being that it won't require new cables/wires, and see how far that gets me.
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Wild one outlaw apes. Wrist angle is pretty straight, and you can pull them back to your desire. I know they have 10" apes maybe even 8". Very comfortable.

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Wild one outlaw apes. Wrist angle is pretty straight, and you can pull them back to your desire. I know they have 10" apes maybe even 8". Very comfortable.
thanks.. another to consider!
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