Honda VFR: HeliBars Review — Ultimate MotorCycling

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Honda VFR 400 R

Honda VFR: HeliBars

VFR Budget Build: Part 2, Bars

The smallest changes can all the difference when it comes to sport touring, especially at the controls.

And when I began my Honda VFR budget build, handlebars were immediately to be the second installation following the seat.

I researched the market, and decided on HeliBars for my fifth-generation VFR. The reason? The company, is in its 23rd year of production, the time to analyze some VFR feedback before designing the

Once the data was compiled, Bars, of Cornish, Maine, to craft the controls 1.25-inches and 1.50-inches rearward than the bars. These dimensions may minimal on the screen, but they comfort and enhance control.

The VFR is a machine to begin with, but now over 100 miles are much with the HeliBars. The higher keep your posture in the upright position, allowing the and back to be in a relaxed, natural Although the difference is drastic in the trips, it’s after a few miles when you’ll ask why this wasn’t the first part installed on your

HeliBars further enhance because the bars are built “a new riser tube with a diameter and a thicker cross was engineered to increase rigidity and while reducing the transfer of little vibration emanates the V-Four.”

Vibrations have been minimal on my VFR, and I observed a huge difference in aspect. But for the riders that do, just one additional benefit of your bike with

If you’re a do-it-yourselfer, plan on an hour to install the HeliBars. Pay attention to the directions that are and the job will be painless. And remember the new bars are marked with an “R” for (throttle), and “L” for left (clutch).

The part of the installation for me was the adjustment; since re-adjusted the HeliBars times, having (finally) on my latest positioning. Once satisfied, make sure the cables don’t bind the bars are completely turned to the or right, also checking the when the bars are nearest to the gas

Honda VFR 400 R
Honda VFR 400 R

Then gear up and make you have a full tank of going to enjoy the ride.

the VFR Budget Build

I purchased the Honda VFR for $2300, which was by far the deal I’ve ever on a motorcycle. The bike had 14K on it, and the seller had it for $3800 on Craigslist as a “beginner’s obviously not knowing what of sport-touring machine he had.

When I first laid on it in his warm basement, I couldn’t the shape it was in. I knew this was the platform for my budget sport-tourer one that I can mod to match the performance/comfort of a sport touring bike costs quadruple the original price of my Viffer.

Plus, it was a generation model, which has the cam gear that gave the V4 muscular sound. And of course, I had to get it a bit finally snagging it for $2,300.

VFR Builder Tally: 

Total Investment: $2989.

Honda VFR 400 R
Honda VFR 400 R
Honda VFR 400 R
Honda VFR 400 R
Honda VFR 400 R


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