Rox Risers don't fit!

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by marin ktm, Oct 29, 2009.

  1. rumguzzler

    rumguzzler Adventurer

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    Sorry to dig up an old thread , but I too have just received a set of the Rox 1.75 risers and yep..... mine have that gap also. I am more than happy with the quality and service Rox has provided maybe the bars on the 07-08 990 are just a bit different??

    I will probably keep them on the bike as there is no slippage and the bars are in quite tight.

    One other question I have for guys who have fitted these risers. When you reverse the throttle tube to allow for cable length , what do you do with the switch block ( Starter/ horn) as mine now seems to be on a weird looking angle. It is being blocked by the now reversed throttle cables.

    Cheers .. Matt
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  2. Mad Kaw Disease

    Mad Kaw Disease Dual Sport Diseased

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    Did the stock cable lengths work with the ROX risers? I had them on my KLR and love them but they stretched the cables a bit. I'm considering them for my 990 but it dosen't seem like the cables have enough give in they for that much rise on my bike.
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  3. marin ktm

    marin ktm Been here awhile

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    The 1 3/4" version leaves just enough length...barely. The throttle cables get a little tug when the bars are turned full lock to the right. They still function fine at all positions. You could flip them under to give more play. I have the heated grips though, so the wire for those would be pointing up in an odd position if I rotated the throttle. I have put a couple of thousand miles on 'em with everything in the stock position and all is good.
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  4. rumguzzler

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    Yeah mate all the cables fitted well . I took the bike for a ride in some rough single track this morning and I love the new ride position they give me . Standing up is much easier and I feel much more in control of the big girl when I do so! :D

    The only thing I had to move was the throttle tube and that is what my last question was refering to. I had to rotate it 180 deg and now am faced with a " skewif" switch block??? Seems to all work though I was just after a neater result.

    Rox make a quality product. :clap

    Matt
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  5. Mad Kaw Disease

    Mad Kaw Disease Dual Sport Diseased

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    Thanks Marin and Rumguzzler...I was sure the two inch wouldn't make it without some custom cabling but I'll give the 1 3/4 a try. :clap
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