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Old 01-17-2010, 05:44 PM   #1
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HDB’s Ultimate Handguards and 10% discount

Code named Big Bike Beefy Billet Bars. These guards are made with big bikes and big abuse in mind.

So how can we say these are the Ultimate Handguards, grab your calipers and take a little walk with me.

Lets start at the bar ends. Just like our standard sets you get a tap and threaded inserts for the bar end attachment, by far the most secure and strongest method.



Now look at the bar end boss on the guards, how many times have you chewed up your grips with those big name guards. You may wish to change your grips from time to time, but this will be the last time you replace your grips on account of dumping your bike.



Now lets compare side by side the bar designs, from the bar end to the bend is by far the most venerable area for damage in a crash.

The numbers speak for themselves. Well over ¼” more material than Cycra or Acerbis where you need it most on those 400+lb bikes.. And we know it’s stronger, it takes almost 20 tons more to form them.



HDB vs Cycra



HDB vs Acerbis



HDB vs Cycra



Cycra at the bend



Acerbis at the bend



HDB's at the bend



Check out the hand protection on HDB guards, there is no comparison, you not only get a bar beefier than any others, in that area you get well over twice the material and twice coverage.



Even when you get to the inner end mounts, again over 1/8” more material.



On a test bike



Remember you don’t need a big bike to mount these and when combined with our mirrors, top clamps and accessories, this system stands alone.

Enter "advrider01" at checkout for a 10% discount on all HDB products.


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Old 01-17-2010, 06:42 PM   #2
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hdb guards

OK, HERE IT IS UP FRONT! I PUT THESE ON MY F800GS AND THERE UNREAL. THE MOUNTS ARE PRECISION IN EVERY WAY! YOU CAN ALSO ADAPT THE METRIC 6 X 1.00 THREADS TO MOUNT GPS, I POD ETC. GREAT JOB HDB, KEN P.S. INMATES, IM NOT BEING PAID FOR THIS ADVERTISEMENT!
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Old 01-17-2010, 06:48 PM   #3
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Quality stuff for sure.
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Old 01-17-2010, 07:43 PM   #4
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Old 01-18-2010, 04:36 PM   #5
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Would the "BMW Handguards" work on an Airhead GS?

I have a 95 R100GS and have been looking for some handguards
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Old 01-18-2010, 08:25 PM   #6
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Would the "BMW Handguards" work on an Airhead GS?

I have a 95 R100GS and have been looking for some handguards
That might be a tough one. To my knowledge we've never fitted an R100GS, but the photos I've been able to find look like there could be enough clearance.

A photo of your bike would help a lot. I'll need to know a few specs to get it right, the bolt pattern on the top clamp, because we'll be replacing it, the width and rise of those bars, it looked pretty high and that will determine the length of the guards I'll send out with the set.

A '95 R100GS might be a little outside the scope, but we can give it a shot.
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Old 04-29-2010, 07:01 PM   #7
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A happy customer. No other connection. Top quality goods, flawless product, customer service (a couple issues with fitment (not product, my bike) and a mirror broken in shipping were handled without hassle). In the same league as Woody at Woody's Wheelworks.

HIGHLY recommended.
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Old 08-10-2012, 12:22 PM   #8
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Ordering a set for my Hypermotard. You should post this thread on your website. Or at least the picture comparison of the guards. Way cool.
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Old 11-19-2013, 05:26 PM   #9
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HDB’s Ultimate Handguards and 10% discount

Top clamp not as extreme as first mock up, It touches, but just. The key guard flexes slightly so a little sanding and it will clear.



I turned the bars aft a bit ( which is more comfortable for me anyway) and the bars clear the screen by 1/4".



Initially, I believe I had the top clamp tilted forward which turned the bars downward and into the wider part of the screen.



In short, before you post up,
"measure twice, cut once"

Now, how long before I scrub off the anodized black? :-)

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Old 11-23-2013, 08:32 AM   #10
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Hey Paul;

Thanks for getting my nice shiny orange handguards to me so quickly!

Cheers!
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Old 11-23-2013, 10:03 AM   #11
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Nice fit and finish

Just finished installing the handguards on my 500EXC, everthing went smoothly and I am very happy with my decision to go with this set up. My only regret is that I wish I had gone with the black handguard shields vs the orange. I mounted some small led lights in the shields and the amber on orange is not nearly as visable as amber on black would have been. Unfortunately the freight to purchase a set of black shields now is almost as much as the replacement handguards. Need to keep thinking about what else I might need.
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Old 11-24-2013, 12:45 PM   #12
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Thanks Paul, appreciate your prompt attention and quality hardware.



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Old 04-07-2014, 05:27 PM   #13
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Paul: email sent. Need a set with mirrors for my new ride.
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Old 04-17-2014, 08:36 PM   #14
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Mounted mine up today

Thanks Paul. Awesome product.



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Old 05-12-2014, 04:49 PM   #15
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Thanks for the over the top customer service!!

I was installing a Scott's damper in preperation for a AZBDR ride in 10 days and found out the upper triple clamp from Scott's has a different width bolt pattern then my existing HDB guards.

I emailed them and got a very prompt response and they more then surpassed my expectations! Problem solved.

Thanks for a top notch product and customer service too!

FYI - I have Baja tested these handguards with some pretty healthy crashes on my 90SE and no damage to the bars, levers or throttle.
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