Originally Posted by motosickle2000
According to Altrider's webpage:
"100% made in the USA, these Tiger bars utilize the strongest mounting points the bike has to offer. Like all AltRider engineered crash bars, these will fit seamlessly without any grinding or bending on your part. Unlike other crash bars, we don’t use flanges or weak tabs and are not hung, they’re actually mounted."
Of course what they claim in their ad may not be absolutely correct.
They make good stuff and i doubt there will be a problem but that said i don't think its a well thought out design.