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Old 06-19-2015
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Hi hope this is right area for this.... I have a 2009 Yamaha v star 950 only my second bike and first I want to try and change out some parts but no idea where to start.

First thing I think my arms may be a liiiittle short and I'm having to lean forward to reach the handle bars which is killing my back. would I be able to change them out for something that maybe bends a little more my way than the stock ones? If so what would I look for, how much might it be? Would I have to change the cables too? If I can find used ones that were off of like an 1100 size bike is that going to be an issue on a 950? Or is it mostly interchangeable.... Any help would be appreciated. Got more questions to come
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There are several ways to help the situation. The easiest and cheapest is just adjusting the bars slightly. Loosen the clamps and pull them back towards you. If you have to move them much, be aware it will change the handling. You can also change the risers to ones with more "offset" or pullback to them. Most set are prob around $150-$200.

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...f=champ&cnt=24

Since you said you have more questions coming....here's a few tips...

https://rideapart.com/articles/10-mo...-dont-know-yet
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These Rox Risers work well, in most cases you do not need to change cables.
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They make several kinds of risers for our bike with pull back. Just remember you may need to losen cables and make sure they miss the tank at full turn. The 950 has a wide beach bar. Here is one riser just google them for more options http://www.accessoryinternational.co...-950-1100.html


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Ok thank you! Didn't even know you could do that... I also want to install a fairing for the same bike where should I look for that? Id want to add speakers too so is there a specific brand that is good? I seen that there r many types of fairing and audio systwms and would have no idea....Is it easy to install or would I have to have someone else do it?
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Here is your answer. I have been looking myself and others have used these http://www.tsukayu.com/QuickDetachableFairing.html


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