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got a picture of them, ?? there was a company (name escapes me) that used to make risers for the EX but I've not seen any around for while. one thing to consider if you try to lift the bars too high none of the cables will fit or the front brake hose. I cannot remember off hand what the limit is but it's not much.
 

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The Concours has 41mm fork tubes, so some adaptation would be needed.
An ER-5 upper triple (if) fork separation and offset are the same, would allow you to have tubular bars of your choice. But, those are not a US model. Canada?
no can do, as it has been explained in several threads of the past, the top ER yolk will not match with the btm EX yolk, because while the fork separation is the same the rake and distance of the tubes to the headstock is different so they will never line up.
however you can use both the top and btm yolk of the ER on the EX with some modifications also explained in previous posts. FYI this mod is useful on gen 2 bikes as both models use 37mm tubes. if you try to do this mod on a gen 1 you have to either use ER tubes or tubes of the gen 2 EX. as the gen 1 uses 36mm tubes. the only issue then is changing the front wheel brake from left to right (if using gen 2 EX forks).
 

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@po18guy I wasn't pulling you up over the "IF" that was not my intention I apologise if you thought I was, it's just this scenario has been suggested before, I have written a full explanation before on this forum. and before posting looked for it in the search so I could just add a link to it, but after a 30 mins search could not find it, perhaps it buried within some other thread, so I made a simple cut down version in reply, having done this very mod to the gen 2, (first tried on the gen 1) it's not as simple as it may seem from a "what if" idea, possible of course it is, but far more involved than just swapping out the top yolk.

to be honest it's not really something members from North America (and other places) should consider if the ER5/500 is not one of their country models you need so many parts from the ER it would make the cost (especially shipping) prohibitive just to alter the bikes handlebars.
 

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yeah I think the suitability of the EX, riding position depends on stature. I have short legs and long arms (no silverback jokes please) so need the bars higher, my son has a CBR600 that is weird for me during a ride we swapped bikes on the way home after 30miles my back hurt so much I had to give it back.
 
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