Thread: 2011 Bmw G650gs
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:27 PM   #671
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Originally Posted by Albatros View Post
Yes, I want to put these handguards TT and my bike is the model with ABS. The rise handlebar is 34mm and need change the brake line. The question is whether these handguards are really strong and if remove the weights can change the stability of my bike. Thanks.
No, in my experience those hand guards are not strong, they flex and allow the levers to break, defeating the purpose. That's why we went with HIghway dirt bike guards.
We have ABS and no additional brake line was needed when using the 2" ROX risers.

I don't see how removing the bar end weights effect stability, I always thought they were they for vibration damping. Never really noticed they weren't there on any bike I've taken them off, but that's just me.

Good luck!

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