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Helibars-risers & replacement bars

Does anyone know were I can set of bar risers?
There is a company in Maine-Helibars that make a replacement handlebar & risers for the ZX-10 & many other makes. I inquired if they are going to do the same for the H2. I JUST EMAILED THEM TODAY. I will let you know when I hear back, otherwise I will call them. If more H2 owners would like a more relaxing ride, they should contact Helibars & let them know. You can Google them to get their contact email & phone number. I realize that the market is small, but it would be a "feather in their cap" if they did.
 

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I called them three weeks ago and they said at the time they were not planning to make them for the H2 due to the limited numbers of them. Things may have changed since then, it doesn't hurt to check.


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I just ordered these today, The fork tube diameter for the H2 is the same as the ZX-10R.


Kawasaki ZX10R 2006-Present ConvertiBARS Handlebar Riser System


I'll let you know how they work out once received and installed. I like the convertibars because of infinite adjustment, I had them on a 2007 VFR800 and they were great. when touring I could set them up for comfort and when doing the twisties adjust them for handling.
 
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I just ordered these today, The fork tube diameter for the H2 is the same as the ZX-10R.


Kawasaki ZX10R 2006-Present ConvertiBARS Handlebar Riser System


I'll let you know how they work out once received and installed. I like the convertibars because of infinite adjustment, I had them on a 2007 VFR800 and they were great. when touring I could set them up for comfort and when doing the twisties adjust them for handling.


I ordered a set of converti bars for my ZX6R and just could not make them work. They looked to be high quality and I was really excited about the possibility. There was just not enough real estate on the ZX6R (2009) and I could not make them work where I was happy. I wound up sending them back. In the end. I decided I did not really need them anyway. I hope they work out well for you. If they do mount up it would be cool to see the pics and hear how you like them.
 

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I did a 2 inch rise conversion a month ago.

Wanted to do a write up, but still limited to 10 pictures in the gallery.

Have sent PM to admin and even posted a topic on how to get more than 10 pictures hosted , here.

Still no answer after a month.

Tried using my pictures hosted from another site , but pictures deleted from my posts.

Would like to do more write ups, but the picture thing is a major barrier.

Here is 1 picture of some bars ( 50 mm fork ) from Dan Moto I modified and used.

Among other things, I had to use a small reservoir for the front brake , same size as clutch. to clear fairing.

Made brackets for both reservoirs and found ways to make the stock hoses reach.

Can post more pictures if / when it is possible.

For now:

 

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With my Dan Moto, and maybe other adjustable bars, it may be necessary to knurl

the round stock at pivot area and / or "pin" into place after desired position is set.

The clamps, in most cases aren't strong enough to keep bar stock from rotating from a

hard push or pull from hard front brake or acceleration out of a corner.
 

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I just ordered these today, The fork tube diameter for the H2 is the same as the ZX-10R.


Kawasaki ZX10R 2006-Present ConvertiBARS Handlebar Riser System


I'll let you know how they work out once received and installed. I like the convertibars because of infinite adjustment, I had them on a 2007 VFR800 and they were great. when touring I could set them up for comfort and when doing the twisties adjust them for handling.
With only 1 pinch screw the bar stock is likely to rotate unless the contact

on the male portion is knurled and maybe even "pinned" into place.

To satisfy the latter, I drilled and tapped a 6 mm by 14 mm long set

screw to thread through the clamp and shaft .
 

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i really like this setup
it looks like what i need to do some traveling on my bike
lets face it
at normal street speeds the clip on stance is unneeded
i come from a background of old big superbikes
and when i have to lean on the tank.....i have my own tank leaning back on top of it
this looks a little more familure;) to me
 

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With only 1 pinch screw the bar stock is likely to rotate unless the contact

on the male portion is knurled and maybe even "pinned" into place.

To satisfy the latter, I drilled and tapped a 6 mm by 14 mm long set

screw to thread through the clamp and shaft .

So Dolan, are you talking about convertibars and if so what bike do you have them installed? How about a review?
 

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Okay...with the convertibars...I'm guessing here that the 'cyclops' clamp goes UNDER the triple tree and attaches to the fork tube?Does this configuration allow enough slack for the throttle cables and all?Brake/clutch lines?How about reservoir clearance with the fairing?They look pretty good...seem like a high quality product.
 

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So Dolan, are you talking about convertibars and if so what bike do you have them installed? How about a review?
I used Dan Moto bars, which have 2 squeeze screws instead of just 1.

They still rotate within the clamp which why I knurled and pinned.

If I can ever get more than 10 pictures up here, I can better illustrate that

and how to resolve stock hose length by getting more slack.

I use a small reservoir for the front brake, same size as clutch one.

What bike ? ........................ This one:

 

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I used Dan Moto bars, which have 2 squeeze screws instead of just 1.

They still rotate within the clamp which why I knurled and pinned.

If I can ever get more than 10 pictures up here, I can better illustrate that

and how to resolve stock hose length by getting more slack.

I use a small reservoir for the front brake, same size as clutch one.

What bike ? ........................ This one:

would it be possible to remove some material from the clamp to get a tighter pinch?
 

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I used Dan Moto bars, which have 2 squeeze screws instead of just 1.

They still rotate within the clamp which why I knurled and pinned.

If I can ever get more than 10 pictures up here, I can better illustrate that

and how to resolve stock hose length by getting more slack.

I use a small reservoir for the front brake, same size as clutch one.

What bike ? ........................ This one:

Did the bars accomplish what you were looking for?
Looking at the website photos the convertibars will have a bit more adjustment so until I install them I'm wondering how much I can bring the bars up and adjust the angle without hitting the tank or fairing from lock to lock.
Thanks for the pictures that looks good and it looks like it gave you about a 1-2 inch rise?
 

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I used Dan Moto bars, which have 2 squeeze screws instead of just 1.

They still rotate within the clamp which why I knurled and pinned.

If I can ever get more than 10 pictures up here, I can better illustrate that

and how to resolve stock hose length by getting more slack.

I use a small reservoir for the front brake, same size as clutch one.

What bike ? ........................ This one:

Why not just use photobucket or similar service to host your images? I think we're all limited to 10 images unless you upgrade memberships or something...
 

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would it be possible to remove some material from the clamp to get a tighter pinch?
No.......... The problem is the small clamp area is a loose fit to begin with.

At least half of the screw torque goes just to squeeze the clamp before it even

tightens on the shaft.

It's also a slippery surface.

Part of the solution was to knurl the shaft which increased the O.D. about

.007 " with a fine knurl to make it a snug fit before screw is tightened.

The knurl also gives more surface grip.
 

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Why not just use photobucket or similar service to host your images? I think we're all limited to 10 images unless you upgrade memberships or something...
Wouldn't mind upgrading , but there isn't even a provision to do so.

I prefer to keep my images Forum specific.

Example, almost all my FZ 09 and FZ 07 pics are on that Forum.
 

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Did the bars accomplish what you were looking for?
Looking at the website photos the convertibars will have a bit more adjustment so until I install them I'm wondering how much I can bring the bars up and adjust the angle without hitting the tank or fairing from lock to lock.
Thanks for the pictures that looks good and it looks like it gave you about a 1-2 inch rise?
2 inch , which is the most to be had with the fairing.

Still had 1/2 material left, which I later trimmed from the rise.

The Dan Moto actually had more adjustment combos available.

The riser has a back and forth adjustment at the bottom, which can't

be seen in the picture I posted, as well as rise and handlebar angle.

The best combo was just about parallel to the tank depression, 1/2 inch clearance.

Max rise was limited by the fairing.
 

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2 inch , which is the most to be had with the fairing.

Still had 1/2 material left, which I later trimmed from the rise.

The Dan Moto actually had more adjustment combos available.

The riser has a back and forth adjustment at the bottom, which can't

be seen in the picture I posted, as well as rise and handlebar angle.

The best combo was just about parallel to the tank depression, 1/2 inch clearance.

Max rise was limited by the fairing.
Good to know, thanks for sharing, I'm hoping it positions me on the bike as I would like.
 
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