What kind of bars are on your touring bike?

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by ROOT BEER KING, Jul 2, 2013.

  1. RUSHMORE_14

    RUSHMORE_14 Junior Member

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    What kind of bars do you have and if you can, some thoughts and a pic.....
    Thanks,
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  2. STEVE07

    STEVE07 Well-Known Member Staff Member Super Moderators

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    Stock bars. Positioned about 2'' forward of where they were set new. Perfect for me I can ride a 10 Hrs. day without shoulder or arm cramping.
     
  3. dbmg

    dbmg Experienced Member

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    Stock bars also for me. Same position from factory.
     
  4. Amish Hawg

    Amish Hawg Active Member Contributor

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    Don't know what mine are called. But they are low and wide. About 1" off the tank if I turn tight.
     
  5. Slo-Ryd

    Slo-Ryd Junior Member Contributor

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    In a northeast accent.....stawk :p

    No complaints here with the ergonomics for me so these are staying on it. I do wish they were black though and may powdercoat them as a winter project.
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  6. oldhippie

    oldhippie Senior Member

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    Stock. But I'm going to have to try adjusting them up a bit.
     
  7. plow boy

    plow boy Member

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    Stock bars and they could not be better, except making very short low speed turns,I have to lean on them.I'm thinking that I would be in better control without leaning on the bars.I bought a set of heritage bars, have not put them on yet. Even if they work well at low speed turning,I'll change back to stock if not satisfied with the way they feel on the open road,just have to try.
     
  8. mlemay

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    I have a 2004 Road King Custom. The stock bars are called Beach bars. They are very comfortable at speed and in wide turns. Low speed tight turns are a little trickier because they are so wide. But I have no complaints other than I wish I could roll the brake and clutch levers down a little more than the slot in the bars allows. Maybe some day I will modify the bars a little to let me roll the controls down a little more so I don't have to change the angle of my wrist when I use them.
     
  9. Joyflyin

    Joyflyin Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Ditto ^^^^ Mine seem to fit me fine. :)
     
  10. HDDon

    HDDon Experienced Member Contributor Retired Moderators

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    Stock on the RG, just a little rolled down from the dealer. '95 RK bars on the '94 Heritage.