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I am a new TW owner and I recently purchased a pair of Protaper ATV High handlebars to improve ergonomics. I'm in the process of a very lengthy install job and I've hit a few snags.
Throttle Cables: I have tried every way possible and there is no way for the throttle cables to reach w/o binding unless I: (1) cut down the bars; (2) have longer throttle cables made; or (3) route the throttle cables behind the tripple clamps.
Is there a problem with option #3? I'd obviously need to devise a way or fabricate a bracket to keep the throttle cables in place and free from snags.
Front Brake: The front brake line was about 1" too short. I placed the bike on a lift and found that the brake line had enough slack by moving it up through the grommets, trimming the outer sheathing and clipping the zip tie behind the headlight. Once I get everything situated i plan place another zip tie behind the headlight assembly to secure the brake line. Did anyone have to do this? Anyone see a problem with this?
As a side note, I have searched/read all the threads on the Protaper ATV highs and never heard of these types of problems. I can only guess that something on my TW or the dimensions of the bar are different from those whom have described this as being a 30 minute job.