Thread: 2011 Bmw G650gs
View Single Post
Old 11-28-2012, 04:58 AM   #669
ar1814
Gnarly Adventurer
 
ar1814's Avatar
 
Joined: Jun 2012
Location: Swiss Alps
Oddometer: 116
Quote:
Originally Posted by Albatros View Post
Hi. I want to change my hand guards by the Touratech. I understand that you have to raise the handlebars, change the original brake line and remove the weights, however, I have understood that the latter alters the control of the bike. I would like to hear opinions of those who have these hand guards. Thank you.
Are you considering these ones : http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/3...Sertao-2011-on ?

They look like the same as these (credits LostRider) :



If so, I'm interested too, as I want to mount them on my 2004 F650GS with ABS and have the same question about the brake line+risers..

I'm pretty sure you need the longer brake line for the ABS models (and the G650GS all have it), you might not need it if you don't have the ABS, because the brake line goes directly to the front brake...

ar1814 screwed with this post 11-28-2012 at 05:04 AM
ar1814 is offline   Reply With Quote