Author Topic: SF crash bars  (Read 1156 times)

Offline Steph

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 392
  • Brussels, Belgium
Re: SF crash bars
« Reply #15 on: October 07, 2019, 11:40 »
Correct Marnix
thanks
It was the opposite  :)

Stéphane


Offline sfcpiet

  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 7957
  • NRW, Germany
Re: SF crash bars
« Reply #16 on: October 07, 2019, 18:44 »
Perhaps plastic crash knobs might be a better alternative on some bikes.

To match the knob behind the bars? ;D

Adding to the perils of cracking the cases, personal injury can also be an issue in a head-on.  Shins will come off second-best after contact with these types of crash bars.

Having said that, I like mine on the GTL.  Finally, an unobtrusive place to mount the bloody mirror!

piet
180s feel quick, 120s are...      If it ain't broke, fix it till it is.

"A motorcycle is a bicycle with a pandemonium attachment and is designed for the especial use of mechanical geniuses, daredevils and lunatics"  Georg Fitch 1916

Offline Piranha Brother 2

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2071
  • It was once a 1973 750 SF1
Re: SF crash bars
« Reply #17 on: October 08, 2019, 00:55 »
When fitting new studs to the SFQ cases I opted for short ones that don't protrude - can't see myself ever fitting crash bars! Have been down the road a few times on the SF and the worst was a busted points cover and minimal damage to the primary - points plate damage likely if it's a heavyish fall. Nothing too severe.
What ... leave it standard??!!

Offline Laverda SF

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2782
Re: SF crash bars
« Reply #18 on: October 11, 2019, 02:22 »
Granted the Crash Bars could possibly prevent you from wasting a fin or two on the cylinders but will never prevent you from dinging the Gas Tank with the Handle Bars - Just don't bend the frame or your body ;o)

Offline Tippie

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2342
Re: SF crash bars
« Reply #19 on: October 13, 2019, 07:00 »
And a near miss will be a hit.
SF2 17483 (race)
SF2 17424 (road)
An Australian living near Oslo in Norway

Offline Laverda SF

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2782
Re: SF crash bars
« Reply #20 on: October 21, 2019, 03:41 »
Just hate it when your Breganzie falls over in the lane way bruising herself up for no reason - It's like she's got a finger up your ass ;o)
« Last Edit: October 23, 2019, 02:23 by Laverda SF »

Offline laverdaparts.se

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 205
Re: SF crash bars
« Reply #21 on: October 22, 2019, 17:44 »
Pm sent
1963 Scooter
1969 750GT
1973 SF
1977 3cl
1979 500
1979 1200 30:th
1980 Jota
1981 1200TS
1982 RGS
1983 Corsa
1987 RGS
1988 SFC

Offline LJ-2

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2324
86 RGA Sprint
74 3C
73 3C/1
73 GTF
71 SF

Offline Steph

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 392
  • Brussels, Belgium
Re: SF crash bars
« Reply #23 on: November 04, 2019, 18:10 »
Pricey, as rechroming rq"d but hey a pair.

Thanks Shaun.

Still pricey yes.
Even if the seller has reduced his price recently.

Stéphane