640 Adventure tank bars

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Velocibiker, Jun 17, 2004.

  1. AFekete

    AFekete Long timer

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    I always get a few extras for anyone that will need it and we're glad to assist.

    Whenever your ready... I'm going to order 4 sets anyway from Hepco Becker to have in stock in just in case.

    thanks for your support! We really appreciate it!
    Andrew
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  2. Velocibiker

    Velocibiker Adventure Antagonist

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    C'mon guys (and gals). I had at least 9 people (besides me) who said they wanted in on this.

    Deals like this don't happen very often. For all the pissin' and moanin' I've heard about the lack of tank and petcock protection for the Adventure, I can't believe ya'll aren't jumpin' all over this.

    :huh :confused :dunno :scratch :loco
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  3. DJMARLEY

    DJMARLEY Let's Ride

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    BTW I've got a 2003 and I guess I'm going to need the extra mounting hardware too???
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  4. AFekete

    AFekete Long timer

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    We received 3 orders to date so I will be contacting the people that paid in advance to get their CC information to apply a refund tomorrow.

    Sorry this didn't work out.

    thanks again,
    Andrew
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  5. Velocibiker

    Velocibiker Adventure Antagonist

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    Many thanks to Andrew (AFekete) from Adventurers Workshop Inc.

    Even though we didn't get anywhere near the response he/we wanted for the group purchase, he is getting and selling us the H&B crash bars at the discounted price anyway!!

    I'm definately adding his site to my favorites and will check back regularly for more cool bits!!

    :beer :bow
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  6. Alchemist

    Alchemist Been here awhile

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    Here here, well done to all concerned, especially Andrew..I can't wait to get my new gear :thumb
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  7. meat popsicle

    meat popsicle Ignostic

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    thanks to slomoto for posting this link in another thread! :beer

    there is a new kid on the block, Holan in Poland is making LC4a crash bars:

    http://holan.pl/en/product/1/11/49/359/1580/Crashbar_KTM_LC_4_Adventure


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    Note the built-in petcock protection :wink:

    among other things - nice website and LC4 stuff. I have asked our local Polish LC4 rep - loisu - for comments on Holan. I will add what he says here in the future.
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  8. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    I'm in for a mass buy!
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  9. ChrisC

    ChrisC Amal sex?

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    At this price (+ unknown shipping costs) I would think most U.S. buyers would opt out (or maybe I'm just cheap)...
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  10. meat popsicle

    meat popsicle Ignostic

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    :dunno :lol3
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  11. WageSlave

    WageSlave Been here awhile

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    I've posted a reply in the original Holan thread, asking about what would be necessary for me to organize a group buy... if such is an option from their point of view.
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  12. meat popsicle

    meat popsicle Ignostic

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    link? :ear
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  13. IndyTim

    IndyTim Been here awhile

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    I'd be interested if the price is right. Already have scars on the tank from my son dumping the bike over in the gravel. He was going about 2 mph and dropped it. :baldy
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  14. IndyTim

    IndyTim Been here awhile

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    Anyone know if you can still slide the tank out with these bars installed?
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  15. KTMax m AL

    KTMax m AL Fagarwe tribal member AL

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    They look to be a better tank/crash bar than the HB ones like I have on my 640A.

    Much better attachment point on the bottom. It seems like the HB's all fail on their bottom bracket.

    Time will tell.

    Pic is broken HB tank bars at the bottom attachment point.

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  16. BBQer

    BBQer Who Me Supporter

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    If somekind of volume discount happens, I am in for sure. I've held off on the HB's because of the broken weld stories.
    Euro vs. dollar isn't going to help the cause right now, but hey, I've spent a lot more on a lot less useful things before.

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    For example notice the $10 inflatable shark on top of the nicely scratched $8K motorcycle.
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  17. WageSlave

    WageSlave Been here awhile

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  18. meat popsicle

    meat popsicle Ignostic

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  19. 666

    666 Agnostic and Orange

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    Spare tank cost less than this protection. You can get brand new orange 28l tank for 300$ shipped . I think that carbon fiber protection is more practical solution and it protects petcock as well.
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  20. meat popsicle

    meat popsicle Ignostic

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    That is the unpainted PE tank, which some folks do not care for... you are right on many counts, but not right for everyone out there. Different strokes for different folks; and $250 +shipping might be worth it for some people to protect their $1000 stock tank.

    PS - I went for kevlar/CF guards - CF alone is not a good protective material. It is structural and can stand some abrasion, but not as much as kevlar, which also has good puncture resistance.
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