Originally Posted by danger_dave
Pipes are not an issue - unless you are doing some very extreme, fast, nuts half way up the petrol tank hammering. IE not generally what you would buy the bike for.
Normal to hard out riding - no heat, no issues other than minor interference in the standing position.
I don't think they look that bad either.
If you actually get in close and look, the majority of the pipe up by your leg is double shielded so it's not too hot. But is is an exhaust, if it were that big uf an issue to someone, they should by a street bike.