Always ride with a full bladder.
Originally Posted by Lucky Jack
I installed the adv spec crash bars and GiT bashplate on my 800GS. Crash bars work great in the field but have a question about the bash plate-
At one point during a trail ride in the woods my buddy drew my attention to the growing bushfire merrily crackling away inside my bashplate: You can see the soot on the pipes below
Question: any suggestions (other than don't ride wooded trails with dry leaves") on how to avoid torching myself in the future?
-Smoky the bear