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Spike
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PostSubject: New handlebars   Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:36 pm

It's been about 4 years since I last rode my bike. All this time it has been sat in a shed feeling sorry for itself. Getting it ready for the summer and I have finally treated it to the new bars I have been wanting since I got the bike.

I got a set of Harley Dyna bars from ebay and they just fit without having to extend any cabling
 
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PostSubject: Re: New handlebars   Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:25 pm

Lovely job. Looks like an interesting collection of old motors there too Wink
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PostSubject: Re: New handlebars   Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:41 pm

Looking good Spike!
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Spike
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PostSubject: Re: New handlebars   Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:28 pm

Yeah, some nice cars in there. The white capri with the bonnet ornaments is my next job
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PostSubject: Re: New handlebars   Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:08 pm

Nice job! Is the riding position better? It looks it.
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PostSubject: Re: New handlebars   Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:53 pm

Looking tidy.
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PostSubject: Re: New handlebars   Tue Mar 14, 2017 3:44 am

Eeh by gum, a Ford Capri, used to love mine, had the V6 and another with a bored out Pinto in it, mate had a Cross Flow lump in his but it always seemed somewhat breathless and looked lost in that engine bay.
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PostSubject: Re: New handlebars   Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:58 pm

Love that model bike, yours looks tidy. The slightly raised bars, work so well. 
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PostSubject: Re: New handlebars   Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:46 pm

The capri has a 2 litre pinto in it, used to have a 2.1 but that blew itself up. There is almost enough space to fit another one in there lol.

The riding position is so much better now in my opinion, no more leaning forward which is much better on my back.
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PostSubject: Re: New handlebars   Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:03 pm

A lovely looking set of higher handlebars Sir. I may get a slightly higher set for my bike, I have never felt as though apes, even lower hung apes would suit me. But the slight raise of these are nice, has me really thinking hard now.
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PostSubject: Re: New handlebars   Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:40 am

I sometimes wish mine were a little higher too for the sake of the old wrists and my posture ...
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PostSubject: Re: New handlebars   Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:36 pm

After a couple of good rides I can say that it certainly helps with pressure on wrists and my aching back.
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