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    R&G Crash Bars
    on: Jul 21, 2020, 12.00 am
    Jul 21, 2020, 12.00 am
         I've only had my Trophy for a month or so.  First thing I did was install R&G crash bars.  Unfortunately I got to test the right crash bar in my garage.  Putting the bike on the center stand I managed to drop it on the right side.  Front of the bike was fine but the right bag got scuffed up. 
        I noticed today that the right crash bar is noticeably closer to the bodywork than the left crash bar.  I can put my hand between the left bar and fairing but on the right side I can just get my fingers in.  Maybe it was always this way and I didn't notice.  The crash bar attachment at the bottom of the bike looks slightly bent.   Maybe it was that way before the drop and I didn't notice. 
          One final thing.  I found it harder to pick up the Trophy than the Goldwing.  Sorry to say I've had experience with both.  Only with the Goldwing there was no damage. 




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    Re: R&G Crash Bars
    Reply #1 on: Jul 21, 2020, 12.22 am
    Jul 21, 2020, 12.22 am
    In fact, I mentioned this defect in the R&G bars here. It is of a great remarkable difference, because one of the supports is that it is smaller.

    With the bars that Tralex makes, in addition to being a much better material than R&G, that difference in size does not occur.
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    Re: R&G Crash Bars
    Reply #2 on: Jul 21, 2020, 12.25 am
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    I thought I had seen the difference between the left and right bars mentioned before. 

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    Re: R&G Crash Bars
    Reply #3 on: Jul 21, 2020, 12.34 am
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    At first I had the R&G ones installed and I replaced them with the Tralex ones because on several occasions the motorcycle fell when stopped and the bar was very close to the fairing and did not protect either the brake pedals or part of the fairing.
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    Re: R&G Crash Bars
    Reply #4 on: Jul 21, 2020, 12.47 am
    Jul 21, 2020, 12.47 am
    My brake pedal bolt sheared off too.  I know that bolt is designed that way.  I could not get the bolt out of the frame.  It would not move either way.  I had to drill out and tap the hole.  I'm waiting for a replacement bolt.  I made a temporary fix by drilling a hole through the old bolt and getting an M8-1.25 allen head bolt to run through it.  Wish there was a way to attach rear crash bars.  As I said, with the Goldwing a tip over results in no damage. 

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    Re: R&G Crash Bars
    Reply #5 on: Jul 21, 2020, 01.13 am
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    Look up Tralex's rear crash bars that are extremely simple to fit.  :169: :169:
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    Re: R&G Crash Bars
    Reply #6 on: Jul 21, 2020, 02.52 am
    Jul 21, 2020, 02.52 am
    I'll 2nd the Tralex rear bars. I have a set.
    Easily installed. Very protective of the panniers(that's why I got them). They will further limit the tip over of the bike & make it easier to upright.
    With express shipping, I think that I got mine, in the USA, in like 4 days after my order.
    These are a very welcome addition to my se.
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    Re: R&G Crash Bars
    Reply #7 on: Jul 21, 2020, 03.25 am
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    Wish I had the Tralex bars front and back.  I will work on getting the rear bars. 

     



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