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Old 09-28-2014, 01:10 PM
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Got a 2009 gss gase ec250 sixdays, my problem is trying to get a grip of the frame or airbox area when standing, my old 90's machine were fatter in the middle and was no problem, find my arms are pumping up were im hanging on,
Another thing are there hanler bar raisers available, dont want to,get taller bars but wouod like to,lift what I got about 20mm


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Old 09-28-2014, 01:23 PM
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I think Enduro engineering had some bar risers that go under the bar mounts.

I was on a KX450 before this and it was a fatter bike too, so it took some getting used too. I wear knee braces and they add some thickness so that helps. But I've found myself having to relearn a little. I just keep reminding myself to point my toes into the bike and put my elbows up. This seems to help me force my body into position. Pointing my toes into the bike makes me squeeze with my knees.
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Old 10-05-2014, 09:44 PM
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Got a 2009 gss gase ec250 sixdays, my problem is trying to get a grip of the frame or airbox area when standing, my old 90's machine were fatter in the middle and was no problem, find my arms are pumping up were im hanging on,
Another thing are there hanler bar raisers available, dont want to,get taller bars but wouod like to,lift what I got about 20mm
Get some skateboard grip tape or grip tape from the hardware store. Use scissors and cut to match the frames or mailbox.
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Old 10-05-2014, 10:55 PM
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How hard is the grip tape on the riding gear?
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Old 10-06-2014, 06:49 AM
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I've been tempted to try these:
http://motocrossactionmag.com/news/m...sted-steg-pegz
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Old 10-06-2014, 08:51 AM
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I tried the skateboard tape thing on my Husky and shredded my riding pants. I wouldn't do that again.
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I made a set of these for my bike and they are amazing. Everyone that tries my bike comes back want to know "where I got those" I used flat strap, angle & those expanding freeze from the auto parts house. You'll have to look closely because after frame powder coating they blended in well

Steg Pegz doesn't list GG as a direct fit but some have said a part # for one of the orange models will work but I have no idea which one.
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I made a set of these for my bike and they are amazing. Everyone that tries my bike comes back want to know "where I got those" I used flat strap, angle & those expanding freeze from the auto parts house. You'll have to look closely because after frame powder coating they blended in well

Steg Pegz doesn't list GG as a direct fit but some have said a part # for one of the orange models will work but I have no idea which one.
Great job. .. I might try these you'll have ti make a how to post. .how did u get the positioning wright and how did u fix to the frame?
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Old 10-07-2014, 02:26 AM
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Well it seems im not the only one that as a problem with the slim middle of the gasser
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Old 10-07-2014, 06:29 AM
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Door stops mounted on the airbox. $5 worth. They work a treat.

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