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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old 04-03-2018, 08:51 AM Thread Starter
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Thoughts on crash bars?

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I see a pic of a Bobber that had been dropped today and the damaged certainly didnít look cheap!

Whatís peopleís general thoughts on them? Bike in question is a Bobber Black.
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I can see why you would fit them to a heavyweight tourer but IMHO a bobber should be about taking things off NOT adding things on. If you want fat and bulky bobber buy a Speedmaster! But each to their own, if you like the look and want the extra insurance they provide in a low speed spill then go for it
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Crash bars or sliders? There's really no way to make cash bars look good on bikes other than adventure and tourers. Something like the Bobber would look off with them, but sliders shouldn't look too out of place though they do provide less protection. There are other bits you could add as well like crank case protectors. How much do you care about the Bobber's overall looks compared to the extra insurance?
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I did not like the look of the case guard )crash bars). I used R & G Sliders, they are far less obvious and I do not mind the looks. From the front they protect the engines and headers and tank
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I did not like the look of the case guard )crash bars). I used R & G Sliders, they are far less obvious and I do not mind the looks. From the front they protect the engines and headers and tank
I was looking at the R&G sliders a couple of weeks ago and I really like the look of them, but wasn't sure how they'd look on my bike. I really like how unobtrusive they look in this pic. Thanks for sharing it!
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I did not like the look of the case guard )crash bars). I used R & G Sliders, they are far less obvious and I do not mind the looks. From the front they protect the engines and headers and tank
Could you help us with some front and front 3/4 shots pleeze?
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I did not like the look of the case guard )crash bars). I used R & G Sliders, they are far less obvious and I do not mind the looks. From the front they protect the engines and headers and tank
I much prefer the look of those to the crash bars... Iíll add those to my shopping list thanks!
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I’m not a fan of these crash/dresser bars but I’m the same as chezqui need some different angled pics please 👍🏻 🏍️
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Some days it just isn't worth chewing through the restraints !!!!
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Iím not a fan of these crash/dresser bars but Iím the same as chezqui need some different angled pics please 👍🏻 🏍️
The conversation has moved on from the crash bars. Weíre now discussing whatís i feel to be a more asthetically pleasing option that is the slider bars. I think thatís also what chezqui would like to see some pics of from the front?
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I’m not a fan of these crash/dresser bars but I’m the same as chezqui need some different angled pics please 👍🏻 🏍️
The conversation has moved on from the crash bars. We’re now discussing what’s i feel to be a more asthetically pleasing option that is the slider bars. I think that’s also what chezqui would like to see some pics of from the front?
Thread says thoughts on crash bars an that what you got my thoughts !!
The only reason my first reply to this was after yours was due to I stared writing but got sidetracked and when I finished and pressed send it went up 23 mins after your reply of going with sliders instead !!
I also wrote I’m with chez as in need more angled pics = from the front-3/4-even looking down ffs

Some days it just isn't worth chewing through the restraints !!!!
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