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    Junior Member BodyPacTW's Avatar
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    Handguards TW 2015

    To All,

    been great with adivce

    Just got Jimbo Shield. he did not answer my emails at first. He was up fighting the fires in Northern California....hats off to Jimbo

    Need input on hand guards for my new TW

    Any info helps


    200 miles on TW
    107,000 on GS 1200


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    Senior Member Donzo's Avatar
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    I bought some cheapo knock offs for around $30 and they bent on my first drop - they protected the levers for the most part but cost more to replace than levers! I now have Tusk Pro HGs. Heavy duty protection. Don't waste money on cheap stuff, esp something that gets "challenged" often!
    I got mine on Amazon

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    Senior Member imlost's Avatar
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    I researched for hours on this forum, and decided on the Tusk D-Flex handguards. I just purchased 2 pair for both of my TW's - haven't installed them yet.

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    Senior Member joeband's Avatar
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    norcal nutjob
    i've put two pair of acerbis on two bikes and never had any problems with them. take a lickin' and keep on tickin.
    1994 TW226- 6spd. 10w-40 synthetic, XTHidden Content , XT225 stainless header, +2" Joemama swingarm, lizrd cooler, +20% fork springs, +25% rear spring, 2001 speedo w/ trip odo, pro taper atv bars, bark busters, shinko 241 front tire, front fender w/ mr bracket bracket, Hidden Content , o-ring chain, ricochet skid plate, Hidden Content , XT225 rear brake cam lever, folding-tip shifter, cycle rack, kolpin 1.5 aux tank & 1450 pelican case. Hidden Content or Hidden Content

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    Senior Member Gulfrider's Avatar
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    Tusk D-Flex is what I used, fit good.
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    2005 TW200
    2007 Sportster 1200

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    Senior Member Maxpower's Avatar
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    Any bike any hand guards it always is some kind of bending and tweaking. Never once have I had a set jump right on
    I think Cycra Guards look the best
    And the curve in the end makes room for the ends of the levers
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    87 TW

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    Senior Member Mattwings's Avatar
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    Tusk fit well and have been very stout in my experience on my TW and DR.
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    2002 TW200 "The Punisher"
    1998 DR350r
    1996 KDX 200
    Riding in and around the great state of Michigan (usually)

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    Senior Member scotti158's Avatar
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    Tusk D-Flex on my TW's, Wife's 4 wheeler, and on the KLR. Like'em a bunch!
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    2013 Yamaha TW200

    1996 Yamaha TW200

    1995 Kawasaki KLR650

    2002 Yamaha RoadStar 1600 with sidecar

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    Junior Member carl74059's Avatar
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    I have Tusk D-Flex on my 2016 TW 200 and the cost about 55 bucks. I just got back from riding the Rainbow Trail around Westcliffe Colorado and they worked great. Nice hand guards for the money.
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    Senior Member ToolmanJohn's Avatar
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    Don't buy cheap ones. The GooFit handguards I saved $40on, instead of buying the expensive name brand ones cost me HOURS of screwing around bending them to get them to fit. I also had to buy some Cycra handguard/handlebar clamps (not cheap) to make them work and clear the cables.

    Buy some good ones. Save you sanity.
    2017 Beta Xtrainer 300 - Suspension modified for height
    2013 Yamaha TW200 (Sold but not forgotten, possibly in the future when space permits)
    2007 Kawasaki Ninja 650R (sold) Fun for a year, then mega garage DUST collector
    1985 Honda CB650SC Nighthawk (sold) FUN - but became a dust collector
    1984 Honda CB450SC Nighthawk (sold) Primary transportation for almost 5 years
    Various other 2 wheel rolling junk not worthy of mention....

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