Originally Posted by DarkRider
Thanks. Would anyone have any input on exactly how useless the stock guards are? Are they basically useless even in a non-moving tip-over? I'm just trying to figure out if it's safe to wait until the first "nap" and corresponding cracks of the guards before replacing them or if the first "nap" will destroy the guards and snap the levers.
The stock guards are useful as quasi-wind-deflectors, nothing more.