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Old 01-27-2010, 08:15 PM   #7441
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On my 07 I fit Flanders bars( flat track style which are higher and further back than stock) and drilled holes. Much more professional. i.e. the controls don't spin on the bars if you push too hard!
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Old 01-27-2010, 09:03 PM   #7442
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My jaw literally dropped when I saw this. Man these bikes are pure heaven....
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Old 01-27-2010, 10:45 PM   #7443
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On my 07 I fit Flanders bars( flat track style which are higher and further back than stock) and drilled holes. Much more professional. i.e. the controls don't spin on the bars if you push too hard!
got a link?
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Old 01-28-2010, 06:19 AM   #7444
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got a link?
What, you can't access google from your machine?

Keywords: flanders flat track handlebars
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Old 01-28-2010, 07:29 AM   #7445
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Dremel the plastic pin on the controls.
IMO the pin does not allow the levers to be in a comfortable position (levers too high).
And the controls/levers do not rotate with sufficient tightening.

Ohhh, I disliked the stock bars...
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Old 01-28-2010, 08:20 AM   #7446
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Same.

I dremeled the pins too and I've had no problem getting the controls tight enough on the bars.
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Old 01-28-2010, 10:13 AM   #7447
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Did you have to drill the bars for the pegs on the switch gear etc or did you dremel the pegs off?

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Once I had positioned the bars to the angle I wanted, I drilled holes for the pegs a little over size to give some lee way for my ineptitude.
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Old 01-28-2010, 10:14 AM   #7448
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Dremel the plastic pin on the controls.
IMO the pin does not allow the levers to be in a comfortable position (levers too high).
And the controls/levers do not rotate with sufficient tightening.

Ohhh, I disliked the stock bars...
Er, the pins have nothing to do with the levers.
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Old 01-28-2010, 10:17 AM   #7449
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My jaw literally dropped when I saw this. Man these bikes are pure heaven....
We know....
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Old 01-28-2010, 10:42 AM   #7450
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My jaw literally dropped when I saw this. Man these bikes are pure heaven....
O.K. how do I do that, that is the Scram look Im looking for
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Old 01-28-2010, 11:11 AM   #7451
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What, you can't access google from your machine?

Keywords: flanders flat track handlebars
Just thought you might have a link to a vendor you used, etc. Jeez, guess you can't be troubled for anything like that.
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Old 01-28-2010, 02:41 PM   #7452
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Er, the pins have nothing to do with the levers.
Uh true, but if you want to move the levers and keep the control pods lined up with your levers on your stock or new bars its kind of a mutual thing.
Rotate levers, shave control pod pins, rotate control pods.

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Old 01-28-2010, 03:44 PM   #7453
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Dremel the plastic pin on the controls.
IMO the pin does not allow the levers to be in a comfortable position (levers too high).
And the controls/levers do not rotate with sufficient tightening.

Ohhh, I disliked the stock bars...
Also remember the old trick off leaving the clamps a touch loose so there is some give if the bike has a lie down. Best to have the lever move rather than break.
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Old 01-28-2010, 06:02 PM   #7454
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Finally a Bash Plate!

Ok, after lots of looking around and emails etc, it was obvious no one wanted to make a bash plate for our Scramblers. So I thought bugger it and set about finding someone local to me that might be interested. I found a fabricator that is also an enthusiastic trail bike rider and here's the result...









As you can see its a fairly hefty plate made from 6mm alloy plate, designed to protect the engine cases as much as possible. It replaces the Triumph crash bars as these are very light and really don't offer any form of protection. I'm thinking of painting this one matt black.

Now that we have one made and a pattern, the fabricator has agreed to do a run, if enough people are interested for a group buy.

I realise that not everyone will want to go as hefty as I have and may want to keep the crash bars for the look etc. So he has agreed to taylor individual plates if needed.

If anyone is interested, please send me a PM asap as I already have a few takers.
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Old 01-28-2010, 06:10 PM   #7455
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Looks like quality craftsmanship I think the first question you are going to be asked is how much $$. For the quality it does not look as if it will come cheap.

Cheers

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Ok, after lots of looking around and emails etc, it was obvious no one wanted to make a bash plate for our Scramblers. So I thought bugger it and set about finding someone local to me that might be interested. I found a fabricator that is also an enthusiastic trail bike rider and here's the result...









As you can see its a fairly hefty plate made from 6mm alloy plate, designed to protect the engine cases as much as possible. It replaces the Triumph crash bars as these are very light and really don't offer any form of protection. I'm thinking of painting this one matt black.

Now that we have one made and a pattern, the fabricator has agreed to do a run, if enough people are interested for a group buy.

I realise that not everyone will want to go as hefty as I have and may want to keep the crash bars for the look etc. So he has agreed to taylor individual plates if needed.

If anyone is interested, please send me a PM asap as I already have a few takers.
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