Originally Posted by Aron31
Who out there has thoroughly tested their crash bars? Just wondering what everyone's experiences have been. Seems like the 2 big ones are the sw motechs and the happy trails pd kit. I think givi also released some as well. They all look great brand new but what about after a couple offs? Any bending? Tweaking? Fitment issues? I just don't want to waste the money on something that's going to go to crap the first nap it takes.
I have been down twice with the SW Motech crash bars on my 2011 and not sustained any damage to either the bars or plastics. The crash bars fit very well and were easily installed in a short afternoon with help from a friend who had installed a set on his KLR last year.