Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Palm Harbor, Fl.
You see a lot of the guys running these naked running conventional tubular bars on them. They really don't work with the front cowl faring in place as they hit the windshield when trying to maneuver around parking lots and moving the bike around the garage.
Personally, I wouldn't do it. I'm with Blaine, I like my sportbike to work like a sportbike and not like my dirt bike. It's going to take you some adjustment to it but once you get used to it, it's amazing what you can do on one of these thing. Just remember to keep it safe on the street.
Not to mention, it's not exactly cheap to put conventional bars on these bikes and do it correctly. It really requires buying a custom top triple clamp that will accommodate the bar risers. Plus the risers and the bar. There are other options too like clip-on bar risers which retain the clip-on low style bars but raise their position. Some people like them. Takes some of the weight off their wrists and shoulders (different topic on why you have weight on your wrist and shoulders in the first place).