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Can anyone offer guidance on there being a set of clip on cafe style handlebars to fit an '84 Sportster with the 3.3 gallon tank? The dimpled handlebar on the standard bars seem like they might be a problem. Any help?
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If you aren't trying to fit bars into a particular fairing, you can do without clipons and try clubman bars. They put the grips below the top tree and forward some.

https://www.lowbrowcustoms.com/colle...-black-dimpled

I don't know why these guys run them upside down, the ends of the bars should go low, not high.
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Thanks for the lead, but it isn't for a fairing use - those Clubmans are wider than the standard bars, and I want narrower ones that won't give me bar-to-tank problems. The standard bars I have on now are about 26 1/2" (stock is 28") and are way too wide for my use.
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I've always (or nearly always) ended up with Tommaselli's.

They are fully adjustable and will adapt to whatever you need. Most of the rest leave you accepting the angle they dictate. The Tommaselli's can adapt to who ever wants to sit on the bike.

And they do wok well if you ever go to a fairing. Fixed bars, adapt the fairing.
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I just picked those at random because they are 1" diameter. I'm sure you can find others without dimples, and cut them down to suit your needs.
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1 inch bars (in clip on's) aren't as common sa 7/8ths (which is in fact 22mm.) as the rest of the world is metric. And not all that many Harley's are used in road racing.

You also need to find a set for 35mm forks but you can make an alloy collar and use anything bigger than 35nn, Larger sizes are again, more common.
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