NakedRider said:I'm really starting to like this "all dark" look. How much was it for the panel change?
I've been pondering this too - however, I'm a bit cautious about doing it as I don't know that the fork protector's functionality is 100% appearance. I.e are they there to serve some other purpose too..?!HuecoDoc said:Thanks for the tip on simply removing the fork protectors. I don't care for their overly angular appearance or their color (mine are silver). The forks look good and make a strong statement (THIS AIN'T A NORMAL BIKE). And of course, it's more naked.
That's what we want to hear.. I sincerely wish they're cosmeticcamfarm said:I've had them off for 3K miles and noticed no ill handling effects...so an aerodynamic purpose isn't proven.
David Robb stated in an interview at the time of the Intermot show that it was a merely cosmetic treatment....don't have the reference, but remember being happy to hear that.
I worried a bit about protecting soft metal or finish of the wishbone but again, no ill effects except to wipe the bugs and grit from a different surface.