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Been looking for a way to rise my Stryker handlebars since I got it without doing a handlebar replacement and getting new cables.
Solved!
I finally broke down and had the right parts made for me by a machine shop. I got extras and wanted to share this with my fellow Strykers.

Ingredients:

1 Pair of LA Choppers 1.5 inch extensions:

http://www.cruisercustomizing.com/l...er-extension-15in-bars-chrome/part/LA-7413-52

1 pair of custom made machined standoffs to extend the handlebar mounting stud through the riser extensions and tripple tree. I have 8 left and will sell at cost ($50/pair).

2 Large rubber washers (I got mine from Lowes).

Directions:
(Before starting, bore out the LA Choppers rise extensions to 14mm - be careful as the exterior chrome covering is damaged easily - I damaged one of mine).
When ready;
-Cover tank with thick carpet or cloth.
-Create slack in cables by removing from ring retainers.
-Dis-mount handlebars and lay down on tank.
-Relocate the clutch cable and brake line behind the tripper tree/steering head. Must drain the brake fluid.
- screw on custom standoffs onto the handlebar mounting studs. Tighten using channel locks or
- push on LA Choppers riser extensions.
- push on rubber washers (these create a friction/protection barrier between the riser extensions and the steering head)
- Carefully (make sure ample cable slack) remount handlebars. I added lock washers on the bottom in between the acorn nuts and the head.
- Assemble Clutch cable and brake line, fill the brake with fluid and bleed the brakes.
Done!
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I have 8 of the standoff/stud extenders left. They are high - grade steel and perfectly machined to fit"

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I didn't measure the rise and pull back I with the 1.5" spacers, I would assume .75/.75 - but it makes a huge diffference. Plus, the bike handles much better (more torque) and corners with less push.
 

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This mod will solve a couple of our problems lol, firstly, an affordable way to raise our bars, getting toby's stock bars back on his bike since we can't afford new cables right now nor can we find anyone who can do a longer clutch cable... and giving both of us short-stacks a more upright sitting position.
The trick will be boring out the riser part to fit the stud extender, since we don't have a drill press =) I am sure we will figure something out tho.
 

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I don't get this, I've only had a few inquiries and sold all my stud extenders.

I am not in this to make any money, just to help my fellow strykers out.

Anyways, if I get anymore requests, I will certainly do whatever it takes to make sure that everyone has this opportunity to kick and rise back enough to relieve the long ride back-ache syndrome.

I still have the design on my computer and can order more if I need to. Problem is, I must order in bulk, otherwise cost a fortune. I am also willing to give the design away to anyone who wants to take over. Cheap, and effective is what this mod is.

I hope all my brother strylers out there ride safe. I have used this website for so much info and I want to give back. I was under a different name in Texas, had to change my handle when I moved to NC.

Ride On...- Mike
 

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:thumb: It is an awesome mod, was simple and easy to do, and both our bikes will have it soon. (toby spoils me and let my bike get the mod done first *beams!*)
Many thanks Mike!
 

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I will also be doing mine in the next month or so. I have the parts and its on my winter mod list. Can't wait. Thanks, Mike. :thumb:
 

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Definitely a nice mod. I would have bought a set of these studs from you but made a deal to have someone make me a set of 2 inch ones a few days before you posted these up. Great looking out.
 

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Want to do this but with high shipping costs need to make all the parts here. Any help or dimensions would be good.
 

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Want to do this but with high shipping costs need to make all the parts here. Any help or dimensions would be good.
If you are interested Jan, maybe you can purchase parts ship them to my house and I can bring to Rally or I can see what it will cost me to ship to you. Might be cheaper for me to ship together than a dealer. Let me know,
 

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do u still have some of the machined standoffs to extend the handlebar?
You should send a PM to MB1300, since I don't think he has been on in a while. A PM will also send him an e-mail.
 

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Hi I am new here. I'm in big time need of this setup. I am 5"5' tall and my arms and lagers are so sore after about 5 hours of riding. I ride this length quite often on some of my other motorcycles without the same problem. I have access to a machine shop. if I could just get the measurements and thread size I could probably duplicate them very easily. would you be able to provide me with the specs on the parts that you had machine?
 

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I sell 2" risers that are fully machined and ready to go. You can click the link in my signature... a lot of the guys / gals on here have them and love them. I actually have 2 extra sets that are not yet claimed in a current order that should be completed any day now (my vendor was a little behind). Let me know if are interested.
 

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Hi I am new here. I'm in big time need of this setup. I am 5"5' tall and my arms and lagers are so sore after about 5 hours of riding. I ride this length quite often on some of my other motorcycles without the same problem. I have access to a machine shop. if I could just get the measurements and thread size I could probably duplicate them very easily. would you be able to provide me with the specs on the parts that you had machine?
Take Klarowe up on his offer. Great parts and excellent service. :nod:
 

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I have 12" apes + 2" risers (total of 14" of lift) and stock cables.
I can almost say with certainty that you'll be buying some new cables and a hose soon.
Those puppies are tight and will only get tighter when you turn.
You'll wear your clutch cable right the heck out first. Maybe rip the hose.

I'm 2" higher than stock and I'm maxed out.

Get Klarowe's risers MB1300, You'll be happy with them, I am.

 
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