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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old 03-19-2019, 06:20 PM Thread Starter
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Bar position,anyone changed it ?

As above has anyone moved their bars to the front holes and what do you think,what does it do ?
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post #2 of 26 (permalink) Old 03-20-2019, 02:57 AM
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Couchcommando and Trickydicky over on TRC have that bike set with bars in front position yes. That's how i rode it at Pembrey last year....

I'm riding his at the weekend with the bar position and also the Hilltop map on it, so will be ideal for a direct report.
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post #3 of 26 (permalink) Old 03-20-2019, 05:28 AM
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I like mine in the rear position with a 1 inch riser but i imagine if your riding track forward would be better.
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post #4 of 26 (permalink) Old 03-20-2019, 08:15 AM
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I have mine in the rear position and 20mm bar risers, but I donít do track days. I can see an advantage in the forward position especially for high speeds if your a regular track rider.
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post #5 of 26 (permalink) Old 03-20-2019, 02:32 PM
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I put ROX risers on mine 2" rise and adjustable angles really nice for me and there were just minor cable re-routing.
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post #6 of 26 (permalink) Old 03-23-2019, 07:35 AM
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I have much wider bars and in the forward position for more high speed stability
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post #7 of 26 (permalink) Old 03-28-2019, 01:34 AM
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Moved mine to the front position and pushed them forward/up a bit. Seems good.
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post #8 of 26 (permalink) Old 03-30-2019, 10:57 AM
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During the 1st service I had my bars moved to the front holes per KTM advice in case of track riding, but I've not had a session yet.
On the road it feels like it forces me to sit too close to the tank while the original position made me able to go a little bit back without losing control.
I will bring them back to the original position at the next service unless on the first track day I get some enlightenment.
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post #9 of 26 (permalink) Old 05-15-2019, 07:38 PM
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Front position with taller seat. Love the position. I am 6"2 (1.88) though.
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post #10 of 26 (permalink) Old 05-15-2019, 09:39 PM
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Front position with taller seat. Love the position. I am 6"2 (1.88) though.
I'll probably do the same.

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