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Whoa, lots of choices out there. That being said, has anybody found that one brand over another offers considerable ease of installation? I'm leaning toward the KST Kustoms Outlaws in 14", I'd like the Buky Malos but can't stand the step down portion I have circled in the attached pic. Thoughts?

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I have the Vindikta's in 14" with the same step down shown in the picture above. No issues wiring them and when the controls are back on, you don't see the step down. The 1.5" diameter bars look TOUGH on the bike (that's why the step down is there)!
 

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Had monkey bars on the last bike and like them very much. Put kst kustom outlaw on the 2015. Install was easy and fast. Monkeys were back ordered. For the money kst can't be beat.
I was really leaning toward the KST for a while till I saw they don't come in 1.5" I really think that extra 1/4" will make a big difference in wiring and they just look badass.

Now I'm debating between the Malos and the Vindikta Outlaws. The Vindikta just seem to have such well finished welds, they look real clean and the step down doesn't seem so obvious to me.
 

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Ease of operation= NEVER YAFFE MONKEY BARS. Just takes so much longer than the rounded over or 1.5" Now i really like my Monkey Bars, I just hate pulling wires around those very sharp edges. Good luck.
 

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Ease of operation= NEVER YAFFE MONKEY BARS. Just takes so much longer than the rounded over or 1.5" Now i really like my Monkey Bars, I just hate pulling wires around those very sharp edges. Good luck.
I like the look of the Monkey bars too, but those angles are pretty severe to wire through. I'm really leaning toward the Vindikta bars.
 

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I an in the middle of carlini gangster apes 1 1/2 bars 14" high. Don't let anybody fool you that bigger bars are easier to pull wires in! The handlebar area where the grips are is still stock width. So you have a bottleneck at the begining.
 

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I was really leaning toward the KST for a while till I saw they don't come in 1.5" I really think that extra 1/4" will make a big difference in wiring and they just look badass.

Now I'm debating between the Malos and the Vindikta Outlaws. The Vindikta just seem to have such well finished welds, they look real clean and the step down doesn't seem so obvious to me.
I went to the Vindikta website and can't find any bars on there called "Outlaws"??? Anyone have any pics of these? I'm looking at the Malo's and the Mayhems by KST...
 

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Wade, you've ridden mine so you know the comfort of the Monkey bars and far as the install, there are a couple little tricks I can tell you about to make it a lot easier, took me 15 minutes to pull the wires on mine, that is if you like those over the other ones you are looking at
 
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