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Thread: 2005 R1200ST Risers Search & RPM tech?

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    Question 2005 R1200ST Risers Search & RPM tech?

    I recently purchased a R1200ST and really do love the bike. I had a R1200C and the horsepower jump is uncomparable. However the forward riding position has taken a little getting used to. After about 1500mi it continues to get better, but I would like to try some risers. Creative Cycle Concepts are the only ones I can find on the net. Suburban Machinery is questioning on whether to manufacture any at all. Any comments / help would be greatly appreciated.

    I also noticed that I am getting some vibration on my hands around 4200rpm in 6th gear (~80mph). Granted this is fast (it is a SPORTS Tourer), but I would think that it would still be smooth at that level. Again, comments appreciated.

    Thanks in advance to you fellow members for offering any help!

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    X-Troller hexst's Avatar
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    Apr 2003
    Blairsville, GA
    You might want to look on and do a search as some risers have been posted on that site. Also is a new site for ST owners send them an email with your request.My ST is quite smooth at 4200 around 4800 there is a little buzz but that goes away then smooth again till redline.
    Vespa ET4

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    Focused kbasa's Avatar
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    Marin By God County, California
    Both of my hexheads have gotten smoother with mileage.

    Is yours still drinking oil?
    Dave Swider
    Marin County, CA

    Some bikes. Some with motors, some without.

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