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Old 10-11-2012, 07:38 AM   #1
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good budget removable handguards? (weather protection only)

I currently have the OEM guards on my wee, and I'd like to be able to remove them/remove the wind deflector for warmer weather. The OEM suzuki guards are not easily removable.

I've looked into the Acerbis Road Guards, is there anything else I should look at? I'd prefer not to drop big money for ultra uber handguards I'll never use (this bike rarely sees gravel and will never see anything gnarly with me on it), so I don't really care if there is an unobtanium metal bar that will deflect bullets or anything like that. Something that will peacefully coexist with aftermarket levers would be nice, as I am about had it with the non-adjustable stock shift lever.

Yes, I am aware of hippo hands but to me that's more of a sub 35 degree solution - I like hand guards for 35-60 degrees or so.
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Old 10-11-2012, 08:18 AM   #2
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Old 10-11-2012, 08:52 AM   #3
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Ok, my budget is slightly larger than that :)
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Old 10-11-2012, 09:31 AM   #4
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check in the vendor thread for cordura versions: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=487221
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Old 10-11-2012, 07:29 PM   #5
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Here you go. Cheap, easy on/off. Very effective in blocking cold wind from your hands.

http://m.motorcycle-superstore.com/I...emStyleId=7276
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Old 10-11-2012, 07:37 PM   #6
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Here's a couple links I posted a few years ago.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=130326

With pics
http://www.motocampers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=179

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Old 10-11-2012, 08:17 PM   #7
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Old 10-11-2012, 11:17 PM   #8
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great post. the klr with the bottle-jugs for hand guards rocks.... laughed till i pee'd.

Tusk has some affordable ones:

I think the shells would come off easy enough if that is what ya need

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/44/54/229/1036/-/9547/Tusk-D-Flex-Handguards
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Old 10-12-2012, 12:42 AM   #9
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I now own a Husky but I once owned a KLR and I'm definitely going to try the milk jugs idea!
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Old 10-12-2012, 03:35 AM   #10
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something stinks like sour milk. i think the left handguard posted in the pic is expired.
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Old 10-12-2012, 06:13 AM   #11
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I saw something around here once where the owner drilled a bunch of holes in his handguards. He filled them in with rubber plugs for riding in the colder months.

I am sorry that is rather vague but something you might want to think about.
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Old 10-12-2012, 07:19 AM   #12
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I have a set of these Tusk Hand Mitts. They're $16 from Rocky Mountain ATV.

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Old 10-12-2012, 10:04 AM   #13
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Barkbusters Storm S1

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/barkb...7-8-handlebars

I think they make a kit for 1" bars as well.

I have a set on my R1200R, they mount easily, and will be easy to remove in the spring.

They make a couple other models as well that attach via the bar-ends instead.
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Old 10-12-2012, 11:08 AM   #14
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Barkbusters Storm S1

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/barkb...7-8-handlebars

I think they make a kit for 1" bars as well.
+1 ... just put mine back on for winter. Easy on/off
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