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Old 03-16-2012, 01:49 AM   #46
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I just wondered why didn't someone mention this. For me biggest drawback for high fender is constant spray of wet dust and water, which covers both headlight and visor (and everything else exposed to wind) on wet conditions. It can make your visor and headlight blind in just few km's and gets really annoying when riding in dark. Haven't had any stability, overheating or other issues during 4 years I have owned my 950SE.
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Old 03-16-2012, 11:32 AM   #47
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Now I'm riding through South America and installed the low fender but raised it 30 mm. works perfect in all conditions so far. No problems in mud, rain, dust with spray or otherwise.
Hope this helps a little, ciao.
Could you show some pictures?
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Old 03-16-2012, 02:28 PM   #48
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I just wondered why didn't someone mention this. For me biggest drawback for high fender is constant spray of wet dust and water, which covers both headlight and visor (and everything else exposed to wind) on wet conditions. It can make your visor and headlight blind in just few km's and gets really annoying when riding in dark. Haven't had any stability, overheating or other issues during 4 years I have owned my 950SE.
Funny thing is I ride my 950 rain or shine (more fun in the wet) and have zero issues with this. What fender are you running?
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Old 03-16-2012, 03:56 PM   #49
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Low fender high

Here's some photos of the low fender raised 35 mm higher. I used some leftover flat CF strips as extenders.
Pretty straight forward. 15,000 km later, all is good.





PS: CF leftovers from home made panniers, rear mudguard, extendable windshield and bash plate.
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Old 03-16-2012, 05:30 PM   #50
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No clearance issues under full fork compression?


And you made those panniers at home from carbon fiber?

you got some mad skills and should go into business!!

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Old 03-16-2012, 08:22 PM   #51
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No clearance issues under full fork compression?


And you made those panniers at home from carbon fiber?

you got some mad skills and should go into business!!

Yup. Great thread too

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=708344
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Old 03-17-2012, 09:55 AM   #52
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Did you notice that he needs mechanic to service his bike? That says it all right there.
Wow thats harsh.....and quite the assumption that he doesn't do any work on his bike because he knows a mechanic.
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