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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 04-14-2006, 06:52 PM Thread Starter
 
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Handlebar conversion for 2005 GSXR-1000?

Just woundering if anyone has done any type of handlebar conversion with this particular bike? I am considering taking a 2,500 mile trip this summer and would like to be a little more upright. Any suggestions would help. Thanks, Dave K.
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Here's what I found real quick...

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interesting. I wonder how that would affect handeling.
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Damn Gas Man, that was quick. I looked for quite a while and was not able to come up with anything. That looks like a quality kit. I will have to check the company out. Thanks, Dave K.
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Damn Gas Man, that was quick. I looked for quite a while and was not able to come up with anything. That looks like a quality kit. I will have to check the company out. Thanks, Dave K.
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for major long trips, i use a fully stuffed tank bag to rest on. I fell asleep once riding from Ohio to Florida. The shoulder ripples woke me up in time.

also, those cheapo cruise control helps alot.

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I fell asleep once riding from Ohio to Florida. The shoulder ripples woke me up in time.
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I bet that was scarry as hell
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passing a cop at tripple digits was more scarier...

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BM...you are so right... a tank bag on any decent amount of riding is like a big pillow just asking to put your head on.... been there done that!




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Thanks for all the tips guys! I will give them a try. If it doesn't make it any better I will just have to take the blackbird. Thanks, Dave K.
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