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post #1 of 28 (permalink) Old 10-20-2018, 06:00 PM Thread Starter
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Handlebar Risers for T120??

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I've got 1500 miles on my T120 so far (3 1/2 months) and I'm still not comfortable with the seat. I even got the "Triumph Comfort Seat" and am using that, but on both that seat and the stock, I'm constantly getting the feeling that I'm sliding forward. It's fine at freeway speeds, but 80% of my driving is on side streets commuting to work, and there I have to keep gripping the tank with my knees to keep from sliding forward. I think I'll try the king-and-queen seat next. But I also had another idea...

On my 2007 I put on 1-in handlebar risers and found it much more comfortable. I'm wondering if I need to do the same thing on the T120. So questions:

1) Does anyone make handlebar risers for the water cooled bikes yet? NewBonneville and British Customs don't have them. I didn't see them on the Triumph accessories site.
2) If someone does make them, has anyone here installed them? I'm wondering if the cables are long enough to just stretch (they were on my 2007 Bonnie) or if I somehow have to get longer cables...

Thanks for any insights!

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I got a set from BC custom for my T120, fit good.

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Jack-Be-Quick 7/8”’risers work without replacing or rerouting cables.
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I got a set from BC custom for my T120, fit good.

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Did you get the 1 in or the 7/8 inch risers? No trouble with cables?

Thanks.

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I think they're 1inch, I'll have to check.
Part # CL05-011BK.

No issue with cable clearance.
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Did you get the 1 in or the 7/8 inch risers? No trouble with cables?

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This is what I used on my t120. 1.25” diameter + 7/8” height. http://jack-be-quick.com/product/han...isers-spacers/
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You could go the "T120 Handlebar Risers" mega-thread here...of which I was a regular contributor...and drive yourself totally bonkers reading through the entire thing.

Or, just buy the Jack-Be-Quick risers, bolt them up, ride off with a smile, and be done with it.

I actually suggest the latter.
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handlebar risers for T120

I got these 1" up-n-over risers from AJCYCLESNY.com I have them on my 2017 T100 and they made a tremendous difference in comfort for me. Stock cables. $160.00 and well worth it in my opinion.

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I got the Jack-Be-Quick 7/8”’risers and put them on last week. So far so good, they do make the ride more comfortable - my arms aren't extended all the time anymore.

It's a little better now with the more upright riding position, but that darn seat still feels like it's tipped forward. I think there's a Corbin custom seat in my future...

Thanks everyone for the recommendations!

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I just put a set of these on my bike last night. Hopefully I'll be able to get out for a ride today sometime to check them out. Easy installation, and just sitting on the bike feels like a better position than stock.
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