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Offline NorthumBryan

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Crash protection for my crash protection
on: April 12, 2021, 10:11:45 AM
So, the postie arrived with a package first thing today so I burst into life and fitted the crash protection pucks to my Triumph engine bars. The theory is if the bike gets away from you in a car park you can just change the puck (£9 and a month to arrive from China) without scratching the bars. I hope I never get to try the theory out...

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Re: Crash protection for my crash protection
Reply #1 on: April 12, 2021, 11:22:30 AM
Have you thought about gaffa-taping some bubble-wrap around your pucks?  then if you did drop the bike they wouldn’t get scratched and you’d save your self a few quid. 

Just a thought..........🤣

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Re: Crash protection for my crash protection
Reply #2 on: April 12, 2021, 01:19:33 PM
No need for gaffa tape, just spin to win!  :034:


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Re: Crash protection for my crash protection
Reply #3 on: April 12, 2021, 01:59:36 PM
This is a good thing, but before mounting them, you need to lay the motorcycle on its side. With boxes and without boxes. This is the only way to find the right position for protection. Own practice. :002: :002: :002:

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Re: Crash protection for my crash protection
Reply #4 on: April 12, 2021, 02:38:38 PM
I am all for letting the crash bars do their jobs. Let them get scratched. Then put some tape on them. Even if they rust they don't rust fast enough to compromise their functionality. Even after all the drops & scratches and tapes over and left outside in freezing rain and cold and show and whatnot - they were still perfectly fine on all my Tigers.

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Re: Crash protection for my crash protection
Reply #5 on: April 12, 2021, 07:13:12 PM
*Originally Posted by XCaTel [+]
No need for gaffa tape, just spin to win!

I like your style  :467:
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Re: Crash protection for my crash protection
Reply #6 on: April 13, 2021, 12:46:45 PM
That is exactly what I have been looking for... Oh not for me of course, oh no no no, for my Wife's 800.. because I've never dropped a bike in my life.  :164:

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Re: Crash protection for my crash protection
Reply #7 on: April 13, 2021, 06:48:17 PM
My solution. Official NHL hockey pucks.  :008:

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Re: Crash protection for my crash protection
Reply #8 on: April 13, 2021, 07:47:38 PM
I like it, the very definition of a crash puck  :467:
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