What helps reduce thumper handlebar vibration?

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by ADVNCW, Oct 2, 2012.

  1. GAS GUY

    GAS GUY MILE EATER

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    I went to Renthals website and the only thing they say about rubber is that there is a seal between the two bars and nothing about vibration.
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  2. crypto666

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    Ah, I changed my mind, I bought them for their strength. I could have sworn vibration was my motivation for buying those....

    So being more rigid bars, they may have made it worse. Disregard the twin wall idea.
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  3. shearboy2004

    shearboy2004 KIWIINUSA

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    This Guys is the only way to go and the guards brace the bars in such a way that it will cut vibes right down too. You can mess around with gimmicks or get serious and treat yourself to some of these .

    You won't find many CO riders without them , I was on a ride a few weeks ago with 10 bikes from all over the State and everyone of them had HDB .guards :deal
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  4. NorCalslowpoke

    NorCalslowpoke Long timer

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    yep, worked great on my non counter balanced Husky.

    at least 25% reduction. I was going to sell the bike until I got these.

    I also added progrip 714 grips. Combo essentially fixed the problem. No it is not as smooth as a DRZ, but way better than stock.
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  5. rivercreep

    rivercreep Banned

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    don't start it!:d
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  6. eakins

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    great product and no-doubt 9 of the 10 knew HDB paul personally.
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  7. Beezer

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  9. jon6.0

    jon6.0 Been here awhile

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    You put in in the tubes? I use it on my Speed Triple with no weights on the wheel. Smooth as glass up to 140mph+.
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  10. folknride

    folknride Old Adventurer

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    RideOn is specified for both tubeless and tube tires. Balancing effect should be the same - puncture protection is reduced in tubes (65% I think they say) because if the tube tears, you're toast, and pinch flats would be outside the protected part of the tire.
    Thank god the 690 won't go 140 mph :eek1
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  11. Kommando

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    Buying something with a smooth motor. DR650SE, F/G650, and TE630 thumpers come to mind.
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