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post #1 of 12 Old 12-15-2010, 05:54 PM Thread Starter
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SW Motech Crashbar on the right side developed a crack near one of the welds and one day came apart

So i contacted Twisted Throttle via E-mail on my cell phone. Amanda became my service rep and promptly took care of me. She asked me to take a few photos of the bike and crash bar. Shortly after, she sent me a nice email stating how Twisted Throttle would happioly honor their warranty on the SW Motechs.

And thats how you do that if you ever have a warranty concern with Twisted Throttle!

Excellent customer service!

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post #2 of 12 Old 12-15-2010, 09:34 PM
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GIVI crash bars 2008+

Has anyone installed a set of Givi crash bars, and if so, how difficult was the installation?
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post #3 of 12 Old 12-15-2010, 09:52 PM
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Thats great Sal. I'm glad everything worked out.

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post #4 of 12 Old 12-16-2010, 03:21 PM
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same experience here. Twisted Throttle came through.... had to pay the shipping, but I recieved a replacement bar. Going to do seom welding on the broken one to have a replacement if ever needed.

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post #5 of 12 Old 05-11-2011, 11:01 PM
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How was the installation on them? I think they make the best looking ones. I have Happy Trails skid plate, but Twisteds web page say they fit. That's nice to know about their service
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post #6 of 12 Old 05-12-2011, 02:37 PM
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SW Crash Bars

The installation was easy enough. Getting things lined up was a bit difficult without a helper but do-able.

In the last couple months, i ventured into some more technical riding that the KLR wasn't designed to do (or my ability kept me from doing) without crashing. That being said, the bars have had more than their fair share of abuse and held up perfectly, just some battle scars in the powder coating.

I would highly recommend the SW bars, and twisted throttles customer service.

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post #7 of 12 Old 05-13-2011, 09:11 AM
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Crashing sucks. Sure wish I would have bought them before my Mojave trip. The right side plastic is all busted up from trying to park at 35. It worked as I did technically park, but butter technique would have had me stopping first. Good thing zip ties are cheap.

Gonna get me a set.
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post #8 of 12 Old 05-13-2011, 04:43 PM Thread Starter
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Why does it take a crash for us to learn? I did the same thing! My crash wasnt that bad. I just scraped up the left side a bit.......LOL

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post #9 of 12 Old 05-13-2011, 08:57 PM
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I have laid the bike down more times than I like to admit and in all kinds of terrain. Luckily, I've had the SW motech bars on since the beginning and thanks to them, there is not one scratch on any of my plastics. They are worth every penny (especially since they came with my 09).
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post #10 of 12 Old 05-14-2011, 01:25 PM
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I'll be ordering the Motech crash bars in the next couple days. I ordered a set of Barkbusters and they made it to my house in I believe 3 days. Pretty damn fast.

Now I am waiting for my JNS Engineering skid plate to show up.

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