Has anyone seen a case saver for the 1x90?

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  1. kgouldsk

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    I'm talking about something like these for the DRZ's.
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LY17YI0/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_JiK5CbSXD7E76

    They're inexpensive and easy to put on, and should keep the brake and clutch levers from punching a hole in the cover. I found it surprising that there doesn't seem to be an equivalent for our bike, I'd think they would be a popular fix for a common problem. Mine's a bit nicked from the few tips I've had so far.
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    Lewilewi Ride it like you stole it......

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  3. TripleTriples

    TripleTriples Been here awhile

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    I was just wondering about this. Plenty of clutch covers for the right side, haven't seen anything for the left.
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    TripleTriples Been here awhile

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    R&G Racing in the UK. Not cheap but good quality
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  7. brianbrannon

    brianbrannon They'll ride up with wear

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    I made some from KYDEX sheet. Not pretty but under $20
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    If you have crash bars, they are probably unnecessary. We low sided our SAT when the center stand lifted the rear tire doing 60 mph in a 25 mph corner. The bike sled 100 feet on its left (cheap) side and was all but untouched. No case damage at all. The mirror didn't even need adjusting! Dusted ourselves off (leathers) and rode home.
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    How did the center stand cause the rear tire to lift?
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  12. kgouldsk

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    It depends on terrain when you go down too though. I do have a small nick in my ride side cover that is from the brake being bent into it when I went down on some rock.. It's easy for irregularities to get past the crash bars in rough terrain. I like hearing that it has that much protection when it goes down on the road though.
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  13. brianbrannon

    brianbrannon They'll ride up with wear

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    Case savers are for off road riding. No rocks to smash into them on the road
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  14. Andy_L

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    The DR-Z400 ones in the original post are really to address a particular problem with that bike I think. It has magnesium clutch and generator covers that are quite brittle, and a square corner on the back of the gear lever that is prone to crack the cover, especially if the bike falls square on its side when dropped at a standstill.
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