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Old 12-26-2012, 11:01 PM
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Default Recommend Hand Guards to me

What do you have and what do you recommend for hand guards?
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Old 12-26-2012, 11:58 PM
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I have the OEM hand guards. Color matched to my 2011 Red V. Had to get them from the UK though. Not available in the US.
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Old 12-27-2012, 12:11 AM
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Old 12-27-2012, 02:01 AM
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I like the barkbusters the most as you can use them without the plastic shell part. For summer time.
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Old 12-27-2012, 07:24 AM
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I have the OEM hand guards. Color matched to my 2011 Red V. Had to get them from the UK though. Not available in the US.
+1 You only have to get the plastic shells from the UK. The guard itself can be bought in the states.
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Old 12-27-2012, 12:01 PM
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ZETA XCs. Here are some pics on the "Green Hornet" and "BIG RED".

The last picture shows the left side on BIG RED when I 'cosmetically' fixed it after I low-sided at 15 to 20 mph while riding "enthusiastically"....
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Old 12-27-2012, 12:45 PM
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I like these...http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...chAutoComplete

Easy to put on and hold up well. http://www.flickr.com/photos/5418178...7626322730069/
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Old 12-27-2012, 04:04 PM
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Do they just attach on the bar ends?

I am really just looking for wind protection so that is fine.
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Old 12-27-2012, 04:16 PM
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Do they just attach on the bar ends?

I am really just looking for wind protection so that is fine.

Yep the kit comes with different lengths bolts and spacers of different thickness. I just took out the stock bar end bolt took the thickest spacer placed it up to the bar end and lined up the handguard. Then i believe i used the longest bolt and rann it through and tightened it up...

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IMG_0035 by weljo2001, on Flickr
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im voting for the new touratech guards...They look great on the versys!
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