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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old Apr 28th, 2014, 7:01 pm Thread Starter
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Handlebar extensions?

Due to a recent back injury it isn't the easiest leaning forward on my 2002 K1200RS, are there after market handle bars that are possibly taller where a little more adjustment back towards the rider are available? My factories are as far back as they can go. Thanks
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old Apr 29th, 2014, 6:17 am
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There's a few kits available that move the bars up and back 1.5" - 2". I removed the kit from my bike as I like being more forward.

Here's just one example: http://pirateslair.net/wunderlichbb.htm

Google K1200RS handlebar riser kit and you'll find more.

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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old May 3rd, 2014, 5:09 pm
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Bar Backs


You could have a look at these.


I had a pair with my 98 k1200rs, but they fouled on the standard screen so I did not fit them, you really need a touring screen for them to work AFAIK.

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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old May 4th, 2014, 12:00 am
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Been looking for some for my GT also... I spotted these ones on that MV site and almost fell off the chair... over Euro 2200!

I settled on ordering these for my GT, whch has non-adjustable bars.

They have similar ones for the RS.... US$100.95

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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old May 4th, 2014, 10:03 am Thread Starter
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Thanks for the great info
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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 20th, 2014, 6:11 pm
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suburban machinery type 2 bar backs

I have these bar backs on my K12GT.

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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 21st, 2014, 8:57 am
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handle bar extensions


I have these on my '98 K12RS. 60mm(2 3/8") adjustable. Bought mine used off one of the BMW sites for $250. Have not seen another.

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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old Sep 25th, 2014, 7:04 pm
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i have a set of risers/set backs that'll fit. I just wrecked my 03 k1200 gt and am beginning to part out this weekend.
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Mike Griff
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