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I just finished a long trip and I had a lot of pain between my shoulder and upper back, so I was wondering if anyone can recommend a good quality riser that would give the most change.


I'm 6.2 32 inch inseam 237lbs.
 

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I have the Kuryakyn 5 position risers, problem is the 5 positions are all about the same. There is another, not sure of the brand name that is only one position change, about the same as the Kurys but 1/2 the price. I believe http://www.cyclemaxohio.com/gl1800 has them.
 

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wingpass wrote:
I just finished a long trip and I had a lot of pain between my shoulder and upper back, so I was wondering if anyone can recommend a good quality riser that would give the most change.


I'm 6.2 32 inch inseam 237lbs.
Do you have a backrest on your wing?
 

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Give this company a whirl. Kit Carson swears by them.


MBL Innovations Handle Bar Adapter Kits



This is their blurb about them.

Gold Wings have long been considered the pinnacle of comfort as far as motorcycles go, but many riders find that the handlebar positioning requires too much of a reach to allow them to ride for long stretches without causing discomfort. The MBL Innovations Bar Adapter kit consists of shims and hardware to change the positioning of your stock handlebars. Two versions are available - both bring the bars up 3/4" and back toward you. Most riders also find that the span is too wide, so the standard MBL setup also narrows the span of the grips by 2-1/4". Tall riders with long arms may be comfortable with the span, so a version that just moves the bars up and back without narrowing the span is also available. These subtle changes can make a long ride much more comfortable, and reduce stresses on the wrists and back.

The kit includes two CNC-machined spacers and all necessary hardware to complete the installation. Your stock cabling (throttle, brake, etc.) are not altered, and provide enough slack to make this modification. Some minor cutting of the top fork clamp's plastic cover is needed, but this is basically a hidden piece so extreme precision isn't needed.
 

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wingpass wrote:
No I don't have a backrest , does that help?
Yes, a back rest can help a lot
 
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