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    Replacement handlebar for k1300s 2009 ?

    Which handlebars should do you think qould be right for me?
    Dont want them so much up as i would like them moved back, would like them to be 20-30mm more towards the rear.
    Anything out there that will do this?
    Bmw K1300S 2009 , Lava orange metallic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattias_k1300 View Post
    Which handlebars should do you think qould be right for me?
    Dont want them so much up as i would like them moved back, would like them to be 20-30mm more towards the rear.
    Anything out there that will do this?
    You could try these. Angle them back towards you instead of up. I think thy have a 25mm step.

    https://www.helibars.com/products/He...1300S/394.html

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    Thank you for the tip!

    Know of any salvage/breakers where one can find a handlebarcarrier/top yoke/triple tree from a K1300R ?
    My googl-fu is weak and i can't find that part.
    Bmw K1300S 2009 , Lava orange metallic.

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    K1300R bridge and Helibars as mentioned above are both great options. I installed Helibars last year on our K1300S and love them. If holding the bars with the first joint of your fingers feels comfortable then helibars are for you. In other words, you'll sit back about an inch or two at your shoulders. For me the Helibars eliminated some left elbow joint pain on long trips and more importantly make it much easier for me to get my feet on and off the pegs. At 6'5" and now 60 years old (when did THAT happen?) comfort is becoming more important but it has to look good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CABNFVR View Post
    K1300R bridge and Helibars as mentioned above are both great options. I installed Helibars last year on our K1300S and love them. If holding the bars with the first joint of your fingers feels comfortable then helibars are for you. In other words, you'll sit back about an inch or two at your shoulders. For me the Helibars eliminated some left elbow joint pain on long trips and more importantly make it much easier for me to get my feet on and off the pegs. At 6'5" and now 60 years old (when did THAT happen?) comfort is becoming more important but it has to look good.
    Yes, farkles MUST have look that makes people wonder if anything has been done, and if so, wondering if it was OEM equipment or not.

    Estethics is really important too me.

    I like to have my bars in the palm of my hand, will try to find a k13r bridge first and if that fails i might go with helibars.
    Going to research if also the k12r bridge is higher and fits the k13s as well. That will make it a little easier to source one i hope.
    Bmw K1300S 2009 , Lava orange metallic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattias_k1300 View Post
    Know of any salvage/breakers where one can find a handlebarcarrier/top yoke/triple tree from a K1300R ?
    One of the better places to look is www.beemerboneyard.com

    Good luck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BC1100S View Post
    One of the better places to look is www.beemerboneyard.com

    Good luck!
    Thank's for the tip!
    Bmw K1300S 2009 , Lava orange metallic.

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    I have a set of MV verholen bar risers for sale. Taken off of my k1300s at 1175 miles. 425-239-6392 Paul

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