Originally Posted by Rob Dirt
You should be able to connect the two wires together. I did this on other bikes but not my tiger. I was told it would be okay to do the kickstand safety switch if you had to get out of the woods but do not do the clutch safety switch. The clutch safety switch controls all kind of ECU stuff.
I broke my sidestand switch on a ride a while ago and I removed it and (IIRC) connected the 2 wires together, taped it up and zip tied it out the way. Not had an issue with fault code etc. since.