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Old 09-26-2007, 05:54 PM   #7516
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Joined: Nov 2006
Location: On a RTW ride - currently SE Asia on the way to OZ
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Originally Posted by krazykat
thanks alpro. tomorrow i'll take off that top roller and order the sm-motech skidplate on twisted-throttle. that top roller looks innocuous enough, but after reading about some of them imploding and taking a small piece of the frame with it:yipes. i'll take it off for peace of mind. how long do you usually warm your dr up in the morning? full choke or no? i'm coming from a long string of fuel injected bikes, so am out of practice.
I wouldn't buy the SW-Motech skidplate. The holes are likely to catch on something like a tree stump, would be unpleasant! Get the one from Utah Sport Cycles that is also sold by Dual Star, Happy Trails, etc. Its also quite a bit cheaper!
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