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Offline ghostrider990

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Anyone Have Handguards Installed?
« on: November 21, 2017, 12:26:42 pm »
Even with a Calsci XL Wide windshield, and heated grips, my hands STILL get cold on chilly days.
I've often thought about adding a set of Handguards to the Connie, but have yet to see or read about where to buy or source a set.

You know what I'm talking about -- like those you see on an ADV bike, big plastic brushguards mounted on the handlebars.  I'd love to add a set like on the Multistrada, that have integrated high-mounted Turn-Signals and Running Lights already embedded!  :great:

I'd like to hear from those that have added these to the connie, and where they sourced the parts!

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Re: Anyone Have Handguards Installed?
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2017, 12:41:36 pm »
I don't have the hand guards you mentioned. I do have the project D wind deflectors. They get put on when it starts turning cold & remove them in the spring.
They don't look like they would do anything, but they work great IMO. They seem to block wind better than the bark buster hand guards on my V Strom.

I also have the MRA shield which is very small & leave it on year round.

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Re: Anyone Have Handguards Installed?
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2017, 02:20:08 pm »
Thanks Cliff.

I know of the ProjectD's, and I also know they don't fit with my XL Wide Calsci.

However, I've been thinking about switching to the MRA Vario for a while now.

Hmmmm. 

I still like the "idea" of the hand guards better -- dunno why.

Maybe I'll just pony-up the $20k for a Ducati or KTM?!  :)

gr
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Re: Anyone Have Handguards Installed?
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2017, 03:24:25 pm »
I have Barkbuster Storms fitted With helibars horizons.They work well.With standard bars you will have to check clearance with screen and they dont block your vision through the mirrors.I removed the end weights but i think can be left on They have 1 mounting point through the bar ends.Heres a pic
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Re: Anyone Have Handguards Installed?
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2017, 12:06:17 pm »
Perfect!

Thank you.

Quick search found them on Revzilla:
https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/barkbusters-storm-handguards-bar-end-mount-kit-78-or-1-bars

Can anybody comment on the correct bar size for the C14??

gr

« Last Edit: November 22, 2017, 12:18:29 pm by ghostrider990 »
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Re: Anyone Have Handguards Installed?
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2017, 12:50:03 pm »
Ile check tomorrow but i think mine are the universal fittment wich allow for a bit ao adjustment STM-007 I think you can choose which covers you want  http://chainspeed.co.uk/barkbusters-stm-007-universal-handguards-with-handlebar-end-mounting-6mm-or-8mm/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI3NvF-KjS1wIVJ7XtCh2RPgTQEAQYASABEgL6I_D_BwE

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Re: Anyone Have Handguards Installed?
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Re: Anyone Have Handguards Installed?
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