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I've got the Ace bars on my Bonneville. Love them.




Rider position is a pretty aggressive forward lean, which suits me just fine. Way more comfortable at higher speeds than the very upright seating position the stock bars put me into. Also handles great in the twisties.

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markbvt - thanks for the photos .
did you get rearsets? if not, are you wishing for them?
at the dealership this weekend - they were talking about mounting the bars on a riser to help with the lower back - what do you think?
 

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convict ,oddly enough many people find that lowering the bars and getting some weight on the arms and wrist helps with lower back pain ,instead of sitting upright and putting all of it on the spine and butt.
There's a thread about this very issue one or 2 pages back.
 

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I have ace bars and do not have rear sets.

It took a little while to get used to. I am 6' tall, and my legs felt pretty squeezed in. As a result, I had a little trouble getting my toe in place for shifts at first. Once I got used to the new position, it began feeling natural.

I do not have any back pain from them, and I would agree with markbvt that they are more comfortable at highway speed. I ride a lot in the city, and find that they can be a little tough on the wrists.

hope this helps,
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Wrist pain can be a problem with low bars. I had a Yamaha with low bars and after 10 yrs of riding the bike, I had to have Carpal Tunnel Surgery on both wrists.

The surgery was no big deal, I did it in the winter, it only interfered with my fishing. Oh Well.
 
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