Motorcycle Handlebar Risers (2010)

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.

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