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09-10-2010 10:52 PM
sledhead I commute 90 miles per day on a really windy hwy. Turnagain arm is a fjord with the seward hwy on it. I put a ktm supermoto front fender and replaced stock handguards with barkbusters vps. It made a HUGE difference.
09-04-2010 08:48 PM
pismocycleguy
Another option for a front fender

Here is another option
09-04-2010 07:16 PM
SteelB12 That is next on my list. Stock fender combined with gigantic windshield equals a lot of getting knocked around when its windy.
09-03-2010 03:12 PM
Lockjaw No problem. Of all the mods I've done, I think the fender was the best bang for buck. I don't know what Kawi was thinking with those giant things.

Let us know what u think once you get er on.



09-03-2010 03:06 PM
mtp1961 thanks for the advice - i just ordered a new fender - I can't wait to try it out !
09-03-2010 02:29 PM
Lockjaw You can look at this and see what I did. Some say that there is water spray problems with this fender. I've never noticed a problem. There are other fenders too, though. The stock one is just WAY too big. I ride over the GG bridge and on the coast in MAD wind on a regular basis. This is the cheapest and smartest mod I've done probably. You can take the hand guards off, too.

http://www.klrforum.com/showthread.php?t=5847



09-03-2010 01:19 PM
mtp1961 no I haven't replaced the front fender - what one do you recommend ?
09-03-2010 01:10 PM
Lockjaw Have you replaced the front fender/sail. If not, that makes a HUGE difference and costs nothing if you sell your old fender.



09-03-2010 01:02 PM
mtp1961 we didn't do spearfish this year - we road iron mountion road - needles
highway - wildlife loop - up to crazyhorse and some other smaller roads
09-03-2010 12:38 PM
DonD Some people actually pay for a workout like that. 8-)

Glad you had a nice ride, that area is beautiful. Did you get to Spearfish Canyon?
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