My first motorcycle, a Kawaski EX500, was quite small for me. I decided I wanted to try a set of handlebar risers to see if it would improve the ergonomics, and rather than buying them, I ended up designing a set that was similar to those commercially available. I added a feature to create a mounting point for accessories like a GPS, but ultimately I sold that bike before I ever ended up using that feature.
This ended up being one of the first projects where I really put my Tormach Tooling System to the test on my CNC mill.
- CNC Moto Bar Risers Posted on: June 25, 2010
My little EX500 bike is a bit cramped for me. One of the worst problems is that my wrists, especially my throttle wrist, have been going numb even after only short rides. I thought it would be worth trying some handlebar risers to bring the grips a bit closer to me, and improve the angle ...read more