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Anyone know if there is anyone out there that is making the same style RG handle bars as the stock ones but with a little more pull back?? I like the stock bars but just wish they came back a little further so that i can get rid of the hunched over effect. Hey thanks in advance.
 

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I have the Heritage style handle bars from HD and love them , they will give you around 2" lift and 3" pull back . The Heritage style bars are made for the Road Glide / Road King by the MOCO and you can still use the stock wires and cables , you need HD part #56902-08 if you have the throttle by wire & when I got them in 09 they were $79.95 . You cant use risers on the FLTR because of the way the instrument bezel is set up , also risers will cost you just as much or more then the handle bars .
 

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I have the Heritage style handle bars from HD and love them , they will give you around 2" lift and 3" pull back . The Heritage style bars are made for the Road Glide / Road King by the MOCO and you can still use the stock wires and cables , you need HD part #56902-08 if you have the throttle by wire & when I got them in 09 they were $79.95 . You cant use risers on the FLTR because of the way the instrument bezel is set up , also risers will cost you just as much or more then the handle bars .
+1 on the heritage. It is probably the bar that should have come standard!! I am 6-02 with long arms and the stock bars were too short for me, not sure who the bars were designed for.
 

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I failed to mention that i am 5'5".Will that play any part in your recommendations. Thanks again
 

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I'm 5'6" or 5'7" (depending on which liquor store I'm running out of!), and I had the heritage bars on my 2010 FLTRX until I did my apes, and I loved them!! I would recommend them to anyone in a heart beat!
 

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no reason that I can see that the '08 and later ones won't fit. Only difference in bars is the notch for the twist grip sensor. grips for throttle and idle cable fit just fine. If you didn't want the notch just grab the standard heritage bar, part number 56623-99 MSRP in the catalog is $70
 

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I have the Heritage style handle bars from HD and love them , they will give you around 2" lift and 3" pull back . The Heritage style bars are made for the Road Glide / Road King by the MOCO and you can still use the stock wires and cables , you need HD part #56902-08 if you have the throttle by wire & when I got them in 09 they were $79.95 . You cant use risers on the FLTR because of the way the instrument bezel is set up , also risers will cost you just as much or more then the handle bars .
+2 on this setup. I love the bars. Interesting how HD changed the real Heritage bars (made them a larger diameter), then came out with "Heritage Style" bars just for the Road Glide...:confused:

You do not have to get that extra part if you are careful taking the TBW assembly out of the stock bar. I managed to reuse mine, spent the $$$ on Black Kuryakyn ISO Grips for the new handlebars.
 

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no reason that I can see that the '08 and later ones won't fit. Only difference in bars is the notch for the twist grip sensor. grips for throttle and idle cable fit just fine. If you didn't want the notch just grab the standard heritage bar, part number 56623-99 MSRP in the catalog is $70
Peewee, Thanks, I will check it out.
 

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May want to look at the Heritage Style bars. Kinda similar but more pullback, making for a much more comfy ride
I agree. Heritage bars are often used on Road Glides as add on bars. They have a little more pull back and they do not require changing cables.
 

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I can also attest to the use of the Heritage Style Handlebars. I could not get the stock bars on my 2011 Ultra back far enough to be comfortable. I used the 55864-09, which are black. NOTE: The book, and dealer, stated I would need a TBW extension of some sort. Not true! I did not need the extension upon installation and got my $48 back from the dealer. After the install, the bars were perfect for me with a few inches back and turned in slightly, which I find more comfortable on my wrists. Now, I am able to sit upright, not hunched.
 

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My Bars

Here is a final pic. I did read the post on the install. It is very complete, but I was able to install these bars in about an hour with the assistance of a friend that has experience. It was well worth the effort, so don't be discouraged. Also, please note the CVO windshield.
 

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