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  1. Howdy fellow Honda Fanatics

    Introduce yourself and say hello if you like...
    2003 Honda VTX 1800R.... Im here to learn more about my bike.. Currently completed my first 3500+ mile trip from Wichita KS- Norfolk VA-and back.. I also tackled the Dragons Tale on the way back. My bike is currently down for clutch issues and while trying to fix myself broke 2 posts on the...
  2. New Handlebar or Riser Recommendations

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Hi All, I am looking to upgrade the handlebars on my 1300c. Unfortunately my arms are a little too short for the stock drag bars. I've done some searching on this site and so far most of the posts on handlebars and risers seem to be outdated (as in the links people have posted no longer exist)...
  3. Question New Risers and Cables

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Decided to put some 4 1/2" risers with 1 1 1/2" pullback. Tired of shoulders and neck cramping to the point I cant sleep. Like the new position but throttle cables are just a bit to short no matter how I route them. I tried them behind the tree but they bind up when close to full lock and...
  4. Question Changing handlebars

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    I have read some previous threads on replacement of the handlebars and wiring and all that jazz; my question is how high can I raise my handlebars without having to change the wiring? I have to change my handlebars anyway due to the unfortunate event of tipping my bike last summer and have no...
  5. Question Suggestion on handlebar risers

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    I am 5'4 so I am trying to get a pair of risers for my vtx 1300c. Can I get some suggestions on good quality risers that do not require replacing the cables and are easy to install? I want to get as much of lift as possible but do not want to replace the stock cables. Thanks.
  6. For Sale: 4" risers LA Choppers 1.25 diameter clamp bars; smooth top

    1300 Parts /Accessories For Sale
    Pretty much brand new. Looking to sell or trade for 3" or 1.5" height. They are $150 new. $110 shipped anywhere
  7. Need Handlebar Mounting Studs for 1300C quick - where do I get them?

    *** The Shop ~ I NEED URGENT MOTORCYCLE HELP!! ***
    :patriot:Got my new bars with 15" pullback for my 1300C - have it taken apart and THEY SENT ME THE WRONG SIZE MOUNTING STUDS! They sent ½”-13 x ¾” for the handlebar end and 12mm on the other side for the nuts to fasten after you slide them through the triple tree - however the handlebar threads...
  8. Question Installing Ape Hangers/Cable Length

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    2005 Honda VTX 1300C. Ok, so I've been doing some research on installing ape hangers for a few weeks now and think I have everything solved but I need someones opinion of the following statement: 1.25" Risers - As long as I get risers that have the 12mm bolt, they will fit any bar with a 1.25"...
  9. Want to buy: 1300C Risers

    1300 Parts /Accessories For Sale
    HI Guys I'm looking for Wishmaster Risers - I know George hasnt made any but if you know where I can get some for a 1300C please let me know Or Any other Risers for that matter - But 1300C. Does anyone know if a new seat will change the forward seating of stock handlebars? - will I need the...
  10. For Sale: Handlebars with risers and perch holders - on ebay!

    1300 Parts /Accessories For Sale
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/251105842348?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649#ht_500wt_1312 Holders
  11. Where can I get colored cables and three questions about cables in general.

    General VTX/Motorcycle Topics
    Ok, so I've been reading a number of posts about people getting new risers to resolve back problems. I put on an Ultimate seat last year, which moved me back an inch or two. I countered with some 2" up/2" back Rivco risers, but that has not been enough. I did a 700 mile ride a couple of weeks...
  12. Question too far back from handle bars VTX1300C 2007

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    I have a 2007 VTX1300C - I replaced the stock T bars with handlebars that fit the 1300R and 1300S. I am smaller at 5'6", I already have 4inch risers on these bars and I am still back just a bit too far causing neck,shoulder, back issues after about 50miles. I like the idea of the punisher bars...
  13. Question Question about handlebar risers? And a windshield?

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    So I just bought a used (2,000 mile) 2008 vtx 1800t and I love it. It's my first cruiser! I'm 5'8, and realized that I'm going to need to pull the handlebars back and probably raise them up to be comfortable in the bike. I was wondering if anybody knew how far you can raise the handlebars while...
  14. Throttle cable replacement

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Does anyone have any suggestions for aftermarket throttle cables? I've added handlebar risers and need to extend the cables 6" on my 1300VTX-R
  15. Want to buy: KewlMetal risers

    1300 Parts /Accessories For Sale
    Looking for KewlMetal pullback risers for my 1300c.
  16. NEW to the cafe 8" Risers, fork extensiions

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    do i need to change out the triple trees if i want to add 4" fork extensions and if i do a straight post 8" riser and a straight or slight V-bar handle bar. i'm working on getting my bike to fit me im 6'8" 230 any suggestions are also appreciated
  17. Best/Cheapest putback risers

    Suspension / Frame / Body
    Hey everyone, Im looking to move the handlebars back on my 06 vtx1300R. They are the stock handlebars, and my only complaint is that i cannot lean back far enough to be comfortable for longer rides. I am fairly new to biking (this is only my second year) and was wondering what everyones...
  18. Question Fairings and Risers, is there a conflict?

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    I'm looking to put a fairing on my X, however I have scootworks risers. If I put the fairing on is it going to look wrong with the risers, or am I worried about nothing?
  19. Risers or Handlebars???

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    I am only 5'7", after riding fairly long distances on my 1300c I am having upper back and shoulder pains. I really like the look of the stock handlebars, but if I would be more comfortable with new ones I am willing to let them go. I have read a lot of threads on here talking about risers and...
  20. Scootworks

    VTX Internet Suppliers
    Ordered a set of 5.5" risers from Scootworks (PH IIs). They were out of stock and let me know by email, with the option to cancel the order. I told them I'd wait, and they delivered when they said they would. Got the package and noticed that one of the riser caps was dinged up. Emailed them...
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