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post #1 of 3 Old 07-19-2016, 01:47 PM Thread Starter
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Question about cables for Gen 2

It looks like I'm going to upgrade my handlebar with a Pro Temper Evo Adventure 1-1/8" bar with a set of Rox 1-1/4" block risers. Does anyone know if, based on this adjustment, I'll need to get longer cables for the bike? Any help is appreciated. The bike is a Gen 2 (2012 model). Thanks!
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post #2 of 3 Old 07-19-2016, 08:56 PM
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So NO ONE Who Has Done This, has given you any input on this! Sorry.
I haven't done it!
But judicious re-routing of the electrical harnesses and cables 'usually' gets the job Done.
I've seen the throttle assembly 'rolled' 180 degrees so they exit Under the F. brake Master cylinder!
I've re-routed a customers clutch cable down the LEFT side of the frame to alleviate length problem with taller/wider bars!

Larry31 didn't like the 'rubbery noise' of his clutch cable passing over the fairing bracket on the front of the steering head. Maybe he re-routed to the left side also?

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