Yeah, that's a common comment about the 517's. You will get used to them, but the angle does put a strain on my wrists when on a long ride. They have been described a wheel barrel type grasping position. Try lowering them to ease the angle stress.
Thanks for the feedback. The Wild1 rep tried to talk me in to the 10" apes but they looked to wide in pics on their website. I don't know. Haven't installed the 517's yet. Going to study them for a couple days.
Thanks for the feedback. I'm sure I would have gotten used to the 517's but I sent them back yesterday and ordered the 10" baby apes, WO515's.
Already bought the chrome switch housings and brackets. Will measure and buy the diamond back braided cables once the bars are in place. Going with the PM Contour grips. Also bought the JM 7.25" speaker upgrade and ready to go in while the outer fairing is off.
Wife is wondering if that's all for a while. I told her ABSOLUTELY!
I finally was able to get my bars installed onto my RGS. The dealer quoted 6+ hours of labor so I decided to tackle it myself. Please keep in mind my mechanical experience goes as far as bolting my own pipes on, changing the A/c and installing a tuner...so it is limited.
I know, yet another phone mount post.......So after ordering a few options and not loving any of them, considering drilling and taping the clutch housing bracket. I love this phone mount and never worried about the phone, but they don't make 1 1/2" bracket arm. Thoughts?
I feel like it will be a...
How wide do you want your handlebars to be for comfort and control. Just curious where the width from Bar end to bar end should be for comfort and control. It seems some of the newer t bars are narrower and didn’t know if that is better or worse.
Looking at bar for my hopefully soon to be new bike. At the moment, my Sporty has Biltwell Window Bars. Straight up a bit with no real pull back.
One bar I've seen that I like for the Road Glides is Harley Fused bars. I like the reduced pull back design of them. Anyone got a photo of them on...
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