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BMW R1200GS Adventure (R1200GSA) Rox Bar Risers Installation

Rox Risers install on a R1200GSA
By ADVRider 'longtallsally' - see the original post and discussions here

So there is a really good thread out there with good info in it, but no pics of some of the critical stuff. So I thought I might fill in the gaps a touch. This will be mainly pictorial. For more tech questions go to Jim VonB.

Here they are prior to install:

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation

Before and totally stock:  

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation

Factory switch removed:

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation

Bars removed:  

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation

I must be an idiot as I don't think there is any friggin' way to get a torque wrench in there to get this to spec as shown with these:  

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation

Here is the initial view of the bars in place:

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation

Taking the caps off the fork tubes:  

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation

Loosening the bolt and holding the bottom part stationary with a 19mm wrench (no one else mentioned the size). The upper nut is a 14mm. Just like everyone says, once the nut comes off the top, the fork just slides down. Easy peasy. And just as easy to get it back up. 

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation

Initial view of them in there:  

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation

Fork tube dropped:

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation

One of the zip ties that had to be clipped close to the ignition key:  

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation

Another zip tie needing to be clipped:  

BMW R1200GS bar risers fitting

My solution for the foglight switch: 

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation

I don't see a need to "fix" this any further as the only thing it does is make the key take an extra 2 seconds to pull out. The bike is garaged and I am getting to where I only use it on trips, so the key rarely comes out any more so who cares and it is totally stationary.

Rear view of them in place:

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation

Pics of the wires and cables re-routed:

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation 

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation

I'm not nuts about the wires hanging down like they are, but I think they will be OK.

First impressions are that for the first time on a bike I can stand up completely straight. I have not totally finalized the location just yet, but I think I'm close. I put a HUGE amount of weight on them (I'm 220+) and bounced a bit and they seem stable. I'll find out real world in a couple days up in El Dorado in the Sierras.

It's kooky as I feel like I've got ape hangers now, but I think it will by comfy- especially standing up.

Footnote by 'JimVonBaden'
You can torque them with a crows foot wrench on this:

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation

Looks like this:  

R1200GS handlebar risers (bar risers) fitting / installation

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