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I gave my TW something of a makeover today:



-Procycle high mount fender bracket with a white supermoto fender

-2" Powermadd handlebar riser

-Tusk D-flex handguards with black guards and white spoilers

-Shinko 5.10 244 "Goldenboy" front tire



Took the first two pics before mounting the new tire.







I was gonna wait on the 244, but I couldn't help myself so I went ahead and had it mounted up.







Took her on a quick spin up the alley to try out the add ons, and I'm pretty dang happy! It's great to be able to stand up on the pegs without hunching over, and although I'm not thrilled with the way that Shinko 244 throws gravel everywhere, I love the improved grip in the dirt. I can't wait to take a lengthier test ride!
 

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looks great! i have the sr244 but in the 4.80 size, i've been real happy with it, both on and off road.
 

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I got 3 of the 4 changes you do from PC. No hand guards, and got the black fender. You're gonna like the front tire much more than the stocker no doubt. Funny, I noticed more "flying debris" from the front too! I'm pretty darn happy with those powermadd risers too!
 

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Cool! I've got my front wheel at local motorcycle shop right now getting that shinko tire you have. Can't wait to try it! I should get the handlebar risers now that I'm in process of replacing my steering head bearings. Where did you get your risers and does it affect cables or anything else?
 

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Cool! I've got my front wheel at local motorcycle shop right now getting that shinko tire you have. Can't wait to try it! I should get the handlebar risers now that I'm in process of replacing my steering head bearings. Where did you get your risers and does it affect cables or anything else?


I got my 2" riser from ProCycle, that's where I got the rest of that stuff too other than the Tusk handguards - they're from Rocky Mountain ATV. I just had to re-route the cables slightly, they're plenty long enough for this riser with the stock bars.



Thanks again to Mr. Bracket for putting that ProCycle TW200 page together!



And thanks again to all you guys for the kind words, tips, and T-dub inspiration.
 

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I have been wondering what a white high fender would look like on my bike and I think i'm sold now. Never understood why my bike with all white plastics came with a black fender.
 

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Thanks Donbenito. Handlebar risers ordered from procycle.
 

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Hey don, does your fender have a bluish tint to it or is a nice white that matches your plastics?
 

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This is great for me to see since I have the matching color bike. It looks great. As much as I like the new fender I don't think I will do that. On my past KLX 250s I hated riding in the rain since my feet just got hammered in the rain. Maybe you notice more rocks in part from the high fender?



It looks awesome.



How did the D-flex guards fit? Any install issue? I really like the coverage they look to have.
 

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Hey don, does your fender have a bluish tint to it or is a nice white that matches your plastics?


I'm very happy with the color of the fender. To my eyes it is an excellent match for the factory plastics.



Unfortunately, the white of the D-flex deflectors and the Clarke XT350 tank (which I haven't finished installing yet) are both a creamier hue. Oh well, If it starts to bug me too much I'll just pull em all of and paint!
 

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This is great for me to see since I have the matching color bike. It looks great. As much as I like the new fender I don't think I will do that. On my past KLX 250s I hated riding in the rain since my feet just got hammered in the rain. Maybe you notice more rocks in part from the high fender?



It looks awesome.



How did the D-flex guards fit? Any install issue? I really like the coverage they look to have.


Yeah, there are definitely a few downsides to the high fender, but I was getting too many rocks crunched up under the low fender and that was with the stock tire.



The D-flex handguards weren't too hard to get on, just a little tricky because of the bend in the stock bar. From what I hear this is a challenge with mounting any brand of handguards on the stock bars. The bracket that mounts below the crossbar has to be right up next to the crossbar, making it difficult to adjust. I wasn't sure there for a minute, but tightening the mounting bolts pulled all of the surfaces flush to one another. I did have to bob my bent brake lever to fit inside the guards, but the undamaged clutch lever fits fine as-is.
 

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I'm gonna try to order one from parts unlimited and see if that one is a nice white. I ordered mine from tucker rocky and it is offwhite. Kinda has a bluish gray tint to it. I'm kinda picky about stuff like that. I contacted them and they said the others they had are the same. I guess acerbis didnt put enough dye into one of their batches.
 

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Did you go with the risers vs different bar for ease of installation? Seems like a smart way to go.
 

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The one I got from ProCycle is a Polisport Plastics brand fender, I don't think it says on the website.
 

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Did you go with the risers vs different bar for ease of installation? Seems like a smart way to go.


I went with the risers because I'm installing a Clarke XT350 tank. The word around here is that bars mounted to the stock clamps won't clear the much larger XT tanks without risers. Tall bars mount to the same place, so you still need risers to clear the big tank.



The ease of installation of risers vs. new bars is pretty great too though! Took about 5 minutes.
 

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I went with the risers because I'm installing a Clarke XT350 tank. The word around here is that bars mounted to the stock clamps won't clear the much larger XT tanks without risers. Tall bars mount to the same place, so you still need risers to clear the big tank.



The ease of installation of risers vs. new bars is pretty great too though! Took about 5 minutes.


Gotcha.
 
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