Originally Posted by Dr. Doofenshmirtz
A filter guard is only 30 bucks and still much cheaper than Altrider but the Altrider guard is very cool. Make sure you can get the oil filter off without having to remove the sump guard/skid plate, Changing oil on the bike is a breeze with the Triumph guard. You don't want to turn a simple 15 minute procedure into something more complicated,
I really can't see it obstructing the oil filter change due to it reaching in front of the headers. That's the other plus, it also protects the header cluster. It like 3 guards in one.