Renthal Flat bar handlebar conversion.

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Re: Renthal Flat bar handlebar conversion.

Post by sirch345 » Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:02 pm

lloydie wrote:
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:35 pm
Bike looks good :clap: them bars make it a much better road bike and for the aging rider :Beer Popcorn: :thumbup: :angel:
Thanks Lloydie :thumbup:
I have to agree on both points there :D
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Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:33 pm
Hey Chris why can I see light through the front air vents. Are you missing some plastic from the inside of the fairings. Iv'e been eyeballing the 3" and 4" Apex Risers. They are seriousley teasing me but I'm going to hold off for now. Iv'e spent far too much already.
Those air vent plastics are designed by me to give less restriction :lol:
Only joking, they are standard, it must be the angle the photo was taken showing light through them like that. Trust you to spot that :lol:
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Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:49 pm
Well done Chris Image


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Thanks Duffy :thumbup:

I'm surprised it's almost 12mths ago I did this handlebar conversion :crazy:

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Re: Renthal Flat bar handlebar conversion.

Post by Chrisd » Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:36 am

Hi, Just fitted the high Rental bar conversion and had had to buy a remote res clutch due to the rise. It also mentions in the original post "fitting 3mm steering lock stops." Does anyone have any more information? How this was done ? any images? Thanks fellow Stormers.

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Re: Renthal Flat bar handlebar conversion.

Post by tony.mon » Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:38 pm

There are several ways to fit lockstops.
You can simply araldite a 3mm packing piece onto the existing lockstops which you will find on the lower yoke.
A bit more professional would be to drill and tap, wind in a small bolt and grind the head down to the required thickness.
A permanent solution would be to grind off the lockstops, drill vertically and tap and fit cap head Allen screws instead in the required location, which is what I did.
It's not falling off, it's an upgrade opportunity.

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Re: Renthal Flat bar handlebar conversion.

Post by bigtwinthing » Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:46 pm

I bought a Diaval instead ! so comfy.
missing the noise, not the vibes. However never say never!

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Re: Renthal Flat bar handlebar conversion.

Post by sirch345 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:34 pm

Chrisd wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:36 am
Hi, Just fitted the high Rental bar conversion and had had to buy a remote res clutch due to the rise. It also mentions in the original post "fitting 3mm steering lock stops." Does anyone have any more information? How this was done ? any images? Thanks fellow Stormers.
I've been meaning to add a couple of photo's, so I took some :)

I used a Contact Adhesive to fix the steering stops in place, I preferred that to Araldite as you don't need to secure the stops in place waiting for the glue to go off, although that side of it is up to you.
I fitted my stops when the fairing was off.

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Out of interest how did you go about attaching a remote clutch reservoir :?:

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Re: Renthal Flat bar handlebar conversion.

Post by Chrisd » Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:21 pm

Hi, thanks for guidance, done the stops people recommend. I have ordered a remote lever and master cylinder from a Bandit . Gives me options . Thanks
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Re: Renthal Flat bar handlebar conversion.

Post by sirch345 » Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:23 pm

Chrisd wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:21 pm
Hi, thanks for guidance, done the stops people recommend. I have ordered a remote lever and master cylinder from a Bandit . Gives me options . Thanks
Okay, thanks for your reply. You'll have to post up some photo's when you've finished your bar conversion,

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Re: Renthal Flat bar handlebar conversion.

Post by Chrisd » Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:31 pm

All done, fitted bandit master cylinder instead of fixed Storm item.
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Re: Renthal Flat bar handlebar conversion.

Post by AMCQ46 » Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:09 pm

good work ..... but now you need to sort the mirrors, as I bet you can only see your arms now
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Re: Renthal Flat bar handlebar conversion.

Post by sirch345 » Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:16 pm

Chrisd wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:31 pm
All done, fitted bandit master cylinder instead of fixed Storm item.BD4A878B-7B6A-4296-8172-DBC102580A82.jpeg
Nice work, well done :thumbup:

Do you mean you fitted Suzuki Bandit master cylinders (if so which Bandit) or is there a company who supply those parts with the name Bandit :?:

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Re: Renthal Flat bar handlebar conversion.

Post by Chrisd » Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:37 pm

Hi, purchased some R6 Mirrors they work fine also the whole levers and master from a Bandit. Any will fit but I don’t think all had a clutch slave so as long as it does.... sorted

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Re: Renthal Flat bar handlebar conversion.

Post by sirch345 » Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:36 pm

Chrisd wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:37 pm
Hi, purchased some R6 Mirrors they work fine also the whole levers and master from a Bandit. Any will fit but I don’t think all had a clutch slave so as long as it does.... sorted
Thanks for the info on the levers and master cylinders, I've found them on Ebay now :thumbup:

Good to hear the R6 mirrors suit you,

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