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Old 08-12-2012, 09:48 AM   #1
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Alternate bars for '07 V-strom?
Hi there! I have a Wee strom (the 650) and the stock bars are killing my wrists!! They are raked backwards and make it very uncomfortable.

Anyone know where I might find some high quality straight bars that would mount up?

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Old 08-13-2012, 09:51 AM   #2
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They have tubular bars, so you can put any shape bars you want as long as they aren't way taller, which might require longer cables. I would go with tapered bars, as they are much stronger. You'll need adapters or new mounts for the 1 1/4" center size of the tapered bars, but they are pretty cheap. Here are some:

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/...ZED+BAR+MOUNTS

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Old 08-13-2012, 10:03 AM   #3
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U have to know what to ask for first, bars have dimensions: diameter, height, drawback, center bar etc.

If u like your present bars Except for the angle, I'd suggest a vice.

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Old 08-19-2012, 04:52 PM   #4
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They have tubular bars, so you can put any shape bars you want as long as they aren't way taller, which might require longer cables. I would go with tapered bars, as they are much stronger. You'll need adapters or new mounts for the 1 1/4" center size of the tapered bars, but they are pretty cheap. Here are some:

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/...ZED+BAR+MOUNTS


Thanks Pete!

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Old 08-20-2012, 06:44 AM   #5
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The stock position of my bars made my wrists hurt too.
Loosened up the risers and rotated the bar down a little. That cured the problem.
It's something to try for free.

Just be sure not to turn them down so much you trap your fingers or dent the tank at full lock.

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Old 08-20-2012, 07:58 AM   #6
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Take a look at the ' Pro Taper 7/8 series'. I installed a' DRZ' bend and like them. Alot streighter the stock VStrom.

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