did your covers fit very well after the exchange? The company told me there would be no difference for the covers or cables.I have a set on my 1500 and love them.For me low speed cornering is somehow easier,and i no longer get that little pain between the shoulder blades on longer rides.So,you are saying they are going to cease production of them?
I am having a honda dealer install them for me, I figured that $85 wasn't too bad. I asked the owner of mbl if every thing fit and his anwser was yes. No cable or electric wire mods were needed. Hmm?I got mine almost a year ago thru Wingstuff,at the time they had a special on,$149+shipping. You will need a couple of tie wraps,as the bend over cable keepers on the right side are omitted,no biggie.Also,had to get out the Dremel and oblong the holes in the bar cover keepers so they would align with the weld nuts and stay flat when tightened down. I consider this a minor irritation,because once the job was done,and all adjusted to my liking,i will never go back to the stock bars.Anyone out there that has been considering these,but have been holding off,go for it,you won't regret it. I was a litle worried at first myself of a possible leverage problem.I don't have one at all.
Hopefully other people will put their orders in so I can get mine.Like i said,what i experienced was no big deal.The weld nut positioning on the set i got may not be the norm,maybe just my Irish Luck. The tie wraps on the cables on the right side just made it easier to get the covers back on,as the bendable cable stays that are on the stock bars are not on the MBL's. If you aren't the mechanical type,$85 sounds ok,esp.from a dealer. You will need to be there though as he finishes up,so he can lock them down in the position that you want. Hope you enjoy them as much as i have.
I can't believe no one needs to set back there 1500 handlebars. They (MBL) said they had 50 inquiries and only 4 preorders, so they are not going to manufacture them for now. They are however sending me their own set. I will let you know how I like them.
It's good that you got your set anyway Linden. Yes keep us apprised of the new addition. When I see you in June/July I may ask to sit on your bike to get a feel. I've never had an issue with mine so I have nothing to go by & didn't think I needed to spend anymore money. Spent enough already getting ready for this trip.They are however sending me their own set. I will let you know how I like them.