ya i just put a 2 inch block riser and the difference is amazing. im a tall guy at 6'2 so i need a bigger riser yet but even a little bit makes a difference. even if you ride trails i would suggest a 2 inch block riser, its more comfortable and its nice to have if you ever want to go off trail. my dad thought they were a waste and doesnt believe in standing up while snowmobiling, i let him drive my sled, he is buying some risers on monday for his sled. but if you stand up more i would get a 4 inch or higher depending how tall you are i made the mistake and just bought a 2 inch because i didnt want to install any extensions but after riding a buddies sled with 6inch pivot risers there is a world of difference. personally i will never have stock bar height again but others prefer stock hieght. also consider your height when buying risers and how heigh you want your bars. taller people have to get 4-8inches depending on what they feel is comfortable but smaller people can get away with 2 or 3 inch risers.
Well on my sled iam running stock prox riser's which are 4.5" and then adapter plus my protapers. you need adapters with protapers because there a 1 1/4 bar. stock sled bars are 7/8 and some motocross bars are too. i would sugest a powermad pivot adapter and then articulating risers. here's a site that sells them. http://www.rsiracing.com/
yAh my risers are on the way ... almost went into my windshield because i didnt have any and was playing around wen i was standing up ur arms are so low the bars act like a tripping affect // over you go
I have 3" risers but they have a 30 degree base so instead of going up and back towards you they go strait up. I like them because it is more comfortable when I stand up, but also you get more leverage to throw your sled around when carving or pulling skilies.
Mine are made by OLE'S MACHINE and they only cost like 35 bucks and were installed in 20 min.
Ive got a Powermadd articulating bar riser conversion kit with a 2" Pro-X riser block, which gives me a total of 4 1/2" of rise and I love it.
I like taller bars because I feel that it gives me the ability to stand while riding without being all hunced over the bars. Plus it just looks cool.
I use the stock Polaris EDGE handlebars and I didnt need to get a longer throttle cable or brake line.
Its actually a pretty easy mod. I put the conversion kit, rise block and handguards on my sled in less than 30 minutes. IMO, its a mod that anyone who is an aggressive trail rider or someone who often rides on rough trails should do. It made a big difference in my sled, thats for sure. Id never want to go back to a sled with low handlebars.
I heard that if you raise your bars over 4 inches, you should also raise your steering support bracket. Something about too much leverage & bending the post. I have never seen one raised before, but heard there is a kit for that too. May be just hearsay.
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