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Old 08-28-2012, 05:49 PM
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Default Mustache crash bars

Looking for sources? Does HD make 1 for Roadglides? Going black......
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Old 08-28-2012, 05:59 PM
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To my knowledge the mustache crash bar does not fit glides. If your looking for that style you might like the LindBy crash bar
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Old 08-28-2012, 10:09 PM
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By and large, the most popular is the Lindby Mustache bar. Damn nice IMO.

Another great choice is the Paul Yaffe Monkey Engine Guard. I will be buying this as it matches my new Monkey Bars

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Old 08-29-2012, 09:08 AM
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That monkey engine guard is sweet. Probably expensive as hell though.
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Old 08-29-2012, 08:14 PM
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Page 410 of the 2012 Motor Company catalogue displays a mustache engine guard that looks really great to me. But it also looks like they do not fit RGs. BTW, the 800+ page HD catalogue may be obtained from the HD website free of charge.
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Old 08-29-2012, 08:23 PM
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If you use a hidden fairing brace like the hells foundry. That should open the selection up for crash bars.
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Old 08-30-2012, 03:39 AM
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Default Linby

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Looking for sources? Does HD make 1 for Roadglides? Going black......
Linby makes one for road glides....

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Old 08-30-2012, 04:46 AM
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When I bought my bike it already had the Hells Foundry hidden fairing brace installed. I was having trouble finding an engine gaurd that would work because the hidden mount uses the same upper bolt location. I understand that my solution isnt for everyone, but it cost less than $15 and it sure is nice to be able to strech out again. Sorry about the size of the pics, not sure how to resize.

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Old 09-10-2012, 02:12 AM
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You only need to drop your bike once to realize the importance of the crash bar. The thing has saved my ass more than once, no way I could remove it or chop it down like that. I like the look of your modified design POW-MIA, but this is one where function wins over for me.

I ordered this with a set of handlebars 2 weeks ago. Can't wait to get it in.

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Old 09-11-2012, 05:47 PM
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I had a Lindby bar on my old Road Star (Yamaha's excellent copy of the softtail heritage), and it was excellent. Very well made, everything lined-up right, it was solid as a rock, and the chrome held-up well to these Texas bugs. I never tested its ability to protect the engine from the ground, but I'm quite sure that it is as solid as any other option. It was a tank.

You can pay more, but I don't think you'll find better than the Lindby bars.
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