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post #1 of 3 Old 06-03-2013, 12:16 PM Thread Starter
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I just ordered crashbars for my '08 KLR

I've been wanting them wince I picked up the bike last July. I read every review I could find, and decided SW Motech were the ones I wanted. So I started saving and asking for gift certificates on my birthday.

When I was ready to buy, the SW Motech's were $239, plus $50 shipping! Not available on Amazon (where I had amassed a warchest of gift certificates).

So, I ended up searching Amazon for what they had available. I found I had to be thoughtful on what I searched, as they go by crashbars, crash bars, engine guards, and various other cute but frustrating monikers. I finally ended up getting Givi bars for $212 and free shipping, saving me about $77.

Did I make a mistake, or will I be alright? (I am a 95% street rider, who will chase down the occasional dirt / fire road when opportunity presents itself).

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post #2 of 3 Old 06-03-2013, 01:20 PM
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You'll be good to go.

I have the motech, but the givi seem to get good reviews.




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post #3 of 3 Old 06-03-2013, 05:44 PM
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If you bought the black ones.....I'm sorry but they are junk!!! You should have bought the neon yellow ones....they are the strongest by far!


Naw...they'll be perfect!

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