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Old 02-05-2013, 09:11 AM   #5
High Country Herb
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Originally Posted by Chinookmark View Post
...general consensus among the T800 crowd is that there isn't quite enough room to use a hugger. The inner hugger can contact the inner fender and subframe, and break...
Based on this comment, it sounds like the wheel travel is long enough to put the hugger into the bottom of the bike. I would think the R&G hugger from Twisted Throttle would be less likely to break because it looks more flexible. It also seems to have a slight upturn on the tip that may help it avoid catching the tire when pinched against the frame. Plus, it just looks less bulky.
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