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Old 09-03-2012, 04:21 PM   #1
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Hand guards

I'm wanting to put handguards on my 2011 F800GS and was wondering what the riders here are using.

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Old 09-03-2012, 05:18 PM   #2
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Just ordered Bark Busters for mine. Hope they work out.
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Old 09-03-2012, 05:35 PM   #3
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http://www.highwaydirtbikes.com/ Tough cookies. Actually bent a set of handlebars, and the guards were just fine!
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Old 09-03-2012, 06:03 PM   #4
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I've got the BarkBusters and they fit up nice, and I doubt any thing is stronger.
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Old 09-03-2012, 06:41 PM   #5
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I have the plastic Touratec ones. And they have proven themselves several times. I also put the larger spoilers on in the colder months for extra wind protection.
Been on the bike since new.
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Old 09-03-2012, 07:00 PM   #6
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+1 for the factory guards
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Old 09-03-2012, 07:04 PM   #7
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+1 on Highway Dirt Bikes handguards.
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Old 09-03-2012, 08:46 PM   #8
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Had Touratech but when you dump the bike they can spin. Now using Barkbusters awesome have used them for years on my dirt bike can really take some abuse and if you damage something, you can replace the broken part you don't have to buy a set.
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Old 09-04-2012, 04:23 AM   #9
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Bark Busters with the short backbone. really good protection so far
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Old 09-04-2012, 05:35 AM   #10
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I have the plastic Touratec ones. And they have proven themselves several times. I also put the larger spoilers on in the colder months for extra wind protection.
Been on the bike since new.
+1 on Touratec.
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Old 09-04-2012, 06:43 AM   #11
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For the absolute best weather protection get yourself a pair of Aeroflow hand guards.
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Old 09-04-2012, 10:00 AM   #12
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Here is a thread about handguards, a lot of people tell you what they like and dislike.

F800GS handguards?? You got them? lets see them! Pics please!
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Old 09-04-2012, 10:36 AM   #13
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I have Barkebusters, every time i drop it no matter what speed they bend in. im saving up for some HDB ones. buy local
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Old 09-04-2012, 10:44 AM   #14
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I went with the TT so that you retain the stock bar end weights. I heard the Barkbusters use a lower weight on the ends which causes some instability on the handlebars at speed.
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Old 09-04-2012, 10:46 AM   #15
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I'm wanting to put handguards on my 2011 F800GS and was wondering what the riders here are using.

Thanks,

Rick
I had the Touratech guards w/the extenders (sold the bike). Were I to do it again I'd probably get ones with some metal in them. The TTs seemed a bit flimsy to me.
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