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post #1 of 35 Old 06-05-2010, 08:27 PM Thread Starter
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Pics of Podia Greek skid-plate installed....

I took advantage of the free-falling Euro and ordered the Podia skid-plate from MotoAgora in Greece. Thanks to the exchange rate change in favor of the dollar it's dropped from well over $300 to about $270 shipped and dropping as the Euro continues it's death spiral. Not cheap to be sure, but for the first time comparable to other belly pans. I'm setting up my K9 650 for sport-touring so I have no need for a heavy off-road bash-plate. The Podia is light, solid enough for a road bike's needs (not for serious off-road use), and looks good on the bike. It's also the only skid-plate I've seen for the Wee that allows you to change the oil and filter without any removal or loosening. It fits various crash bars, in this case shown with my Givis. After looking at just about every skid and bash plate available, I felt like this was the best option for me. It also takes care of the Wee's big-bike-little-engine look and gives it a more substantial stance. Shipping to California took about 10 days.








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Looks like it came from the Factory.... As it should have.... Very nice.....

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Looks nice...

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holy crap that thing is sexy!
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Nice. How much?

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According to their website: E190 for product and E34.2 shipping comes to $269.42

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According to their website:

E190 for skidplate
E34.2 for shipping

Calculates to $269.42 USD

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It does look good. As you said, it doesn't look like it would be good for off-road riding. I think it's a great thing to have for those who never go off-road. rocks can fly up at any time and damage the exhaust, oil filter, or engine.
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Very nice. Looks erfect for the guy like myself (I think we are very identical in riding preferece). Something great for on road, looks like its from the factory and gives enough protection for the occaional dirt road. Do they have to be used with the Givis or will they work with say SW motech gen 2 bars? I like the givi crash bars but I have heard too much about their buzzing at certain RPM's/

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Do they have to be used with the Givis or will they work with say SW motech gen 2 bars?
They fit SW-Motech, H&B, Givi, Kappa, and Suzuki bars.

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