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Old 11-27-2012, 07:11 PM
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Just picked up my 2012 DL650 from the dealer last Black Friday...and yes I had a good price on the bike. Now I have a dilemma of which skid plate / crash bar to get.😄



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Old 11-27-2012, 09:49 PM
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Welcome...where in NJ are you? I'm in Jersey City
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Old 11-28-2012, 12:18 AM
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I am from Monmouth County, Howell NJ. It's about an hour south from Jersey City


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Old 11-28-2012, 12:11 PM
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It's more which style and price, I have the Givi bars and will get the sw-motech skid plate if I need it later. Someone I ride with has the whole sw-motech setup an tested them so they are good too. You have people saying either setup had vibration issues but no one I know have had the issue so I guess it's luck of the draw there.
I want to say the Givi bars come up I little higher but that could be me seeing my bars daily and going cross-eyed.


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Old 11-29-2012, 11:22 PM
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Love the Givi bars but liking the Stock OEM bars design...any known issues on stock bars?


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Old 11-30-2012, 10:37 AM
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I am from Monmouth County, Howell NJ. It's about an hour south from Jersey City


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Just picked up my 2012 DL650 from the dealer last Black Friday...and yes I had a good price on the bike. Now I have a dilemma of which skid plate / crash bar to get.
Welcome.

I went with the SW-Motech crash bars and skid plate from Twisted Throttle this summer and have been happy with them.
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Old 11-30-2012, 01:40 PM
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Welcome...where in NJ are you? I'm in Jersey City
word - representing jersey city heights.

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Old 11-30-2012, 05:54 PM
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Welcome V-BONG!

Have you checked out the AltRider crashbar/skidplate? $$

I have Givi's with a used ebay Sw Motech skidplate and am happy with it.
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