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Cool upgrade to reduce vibration

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Hey guys,

Thought I would post about this cool thing I bought and tried to help reduce the buzzin in my handle bars on the highway. Even though my carbs are balanced (Checked with the Carbtune - they are witin half a mm of each other) once I get above about 65 MPH the handle bars start to buzz. So I hapened to pick up an issue of Cycle World (I sometimes like to try new magazines to see if they are interesting - I'd never read it before) and in the letter to the editor section some guy mentions this product called a "vibranator" In essence the principle behind it is it is a tuned harmonic dampener, similar to what you would find on a helicopter.

Apparently there is some scientific basis to vibration causing muscle pain, and this product aims to help eliminate the vibrations and reduce the strain.

So, I was intrigued, they had a 30 day money back guarantee, so I ordered a set.

I put them in last night - they seem to actually do what they claim to do. The vibration up to about 60 MPH is almost eliminated, and past that much reduced. Above 70 the buzzing starts to creep back in - so it solves part of my problem, but not all, but, I am going to keep them or sure since all the vibrations up to that point are basically removed.

Just thought I would throw this out there, seems to work, its actually made in the USA (Shocking). Its a small place, and when I ordered they were inundated with orders, so it was a little slow to go out, but I did call them up and they sent it out the next day.

I don't have any pics b/c i forgot to take them, but the install basically involved ripping out my old weights and installed these, fairly straightforward.

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Fancy bar end weight. Did anyone weigh these or has the weight posted on the package?

I would try some weight and glue the ends before shelling out $70 for these. Just because I am cheap and like to do it on my own...just saying.
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Shep, I have seen your vid before IIRC. Smooooooooooooooooooooooooooth...

My Maggie has a heavy vibration at idle. So that is one thing to minimize. It's not bad, just that it could be smoother. Shaking is similar to a Harley at idle so it makes me look tougher with the H-D crowd.

Also working on an ignition test as the left has a great spark while the right looks weaker. Cobram's package with my Ignitech is being shipped out today, so I will report back on if that helps the idle issue. Haven't ridden my bike far enough yet to get vibrations noted at certain rpm ranges. Heading out in a bit for the day and wx is nice, so me and the bike are going instead of the cage.
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