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So I get a set of risers and installed them yesterday. Wasn't very happy with the position of the clutch cable (or crushing my pinky loosening the stock bolts) and after riding up and down the street and having the clutch act all kinds of unhappy when the bars are turned full lock to the right, immediately took them back off. I was going to put them back up for sale, but then started thinking about getting a different (longer) clutch cable. Thing is though, I can't find anything saying how long the stock one is, much less lengths of any others. Anyone have any ideas?
I had read somewhere that someone had re-routed the stock cable behind the triples and that just makes it worse, the cable won't even reach the perch that way.
On the right side, taking the brake hose out of the guide was all that was needed there.
If I can figure out a different cable, then I just need to figure out how to rotate the levers down. The clutch safety switch hits the riser on the left, and the brake MC hits on the right. A grinder and some touch up paint should resolve those issues though.
 

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Well, I didn't end up with a longer cable, but I got enough slack to reinstall these. There's a cable guide on the engine near the actuator arm. Taking the cable out of that guide gave me the slack needed. I also took a grinder and file to the risers and filed off enough of the front edges to allow me to rotate the levers down to a more comfortable position. I also used a washer inside each riser to space the stock bars out a little bit and moved the perches out too. It gave me an additional 10-15 degrees of rotation.
 

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I put Murph's risers on my 2016 N1K. I put two washers in each handlebar mount. Everything works fine, but the clutch cable bends down more steeply than I would like. Did you have to remove the fairing to find that clip on the engine?
 

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I put Murph's risers on my 2016 N1K. I put two washers in each handlebar mount. Everything works fine, but the clutch cable bends down more steeply than I would like. Did you have to remove the fairing to find that clip on the engine?
No, it is really easy to find just about in the middle of the large opening. The only problem is that then you see the cables, but it is worth it. If you need me to, I can snap a pic of it.
 

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I just installed Murphy’s on my 2015 z1000sx. It was really tight at first, was going to be an issue for sure. I removed my right side crash guard and moved the cable over the guard instead of under it. That freed up a good amount of space. I also removed any cable guards or organizers and allowed the cables to move more freely. So far there are no issues with the cable.
 

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I just installed Murphy’s on my 2015 z1000sx. It was really tight at first, was going to be an issue for sure. I removed my right side crash guard and moved the cable over the guard instead of under it. That freed up a good amount of space. I also removed any cable guards or organizers and allowed the cables to move more freely. So far there are no issues with the cable.
I did the same on my '16. Works fine with no issues.

The Murph's risers not only allow me to sit a little more up right, they allow me to sit a little further back in the seat, which is the sweet spot in my custom Sargent Seat (1" of foam added to the front).
 

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Anyone done this on a 2020 or 2021?
 

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I did install them on my 2021 with no issues. Was nice to remove the pressure on the hands with this simple upgrade.
 
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I might be wrong on this, but didn't we decide the Versus 1000 clutch cable was an option if the cable ended up too short? Lever position could cause this.
 
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