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Old 08-27-2014, 02:55 PM   #1
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Old 08-27-2014, 02:59 PM   #2
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You can get a bar kit for it to put risers on it.... I actually know a guy that might have them for sale at a less than retail price if you are interested in them.

Edit: When he put his on his S ... i made fun of him even after he sold it but I think they are up for grabs.
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Old 08-27-2014, 03:31 PM   #5
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that will depend on how high you have them. also some good thigh and ab workouts will help you from using your hands and back from doing all the work.
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Another thing that will help for commuting..
As an SV owner I can tell you the stock seat sucks ..
I have a Corbin and it is way more comfortable. Sergeant also makes a good seat. IMO - well worth the money if you are going to spend a lot of seat time.
I commute almost everyday on mine.
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His are tubular bars... if you want to ask him about price pm me your contact info and ill let him know. He is Xlyo on here but never logs on.
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I bought the Ducati Performance "touring" seat for my old monster and it kinda blows. I will probably have the original seat refoamed. Something to check into.
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if you want to keep your clip ons try some convertibars,

if you want to switch to an actual handle bar setup (non clipon) then you'll either need to swap both upper and lower triple tree or have ur upper tree modified (drilled) to accept bar risers.

Just know that if you go the handlebar route and get risers + extenders (or change your trees and get risers on the handlebars) you could make your tank un-hingeable (to work on it) so you'd have to remove your handle bars to raise the tank.

also shaving the seat can make the slanted feel of the seat go away. if your hunched over too far and you even the seat out then correct the bars its a pretty comfy bike.

i have a naked sv650 and i would prob not care for the clip-ons but OEM this bike is just fine EXCEPT for the slant in the seat, it makes riding two up very difficult. my cover on my seat just tore so im actually going to shave the seat myself and re-cover it.
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i don't have a sv, but i just installed Driven 1.5" 0degree clipon risers on my 06 gsxr and they make a of a difference for commuting. not sure how high you can go on the sv without having to extend anything. driven doesn't make clipon risers in 41mm for the sv, but woodcraft does and it's only $180 retail.
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One thing you might be able to try that would be free... mount the clip-ons above the triple tree. It would require raising the forks in the tree by the 2" or whatever thickness the clip on mount is, but would get your bars up a little higher without having to buy any different parts.

edit: sounds like that idea isn't widely accepted in the SV community. try out this thread: http://www.svrider.com/forum/showthread.php?t=151277
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