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For the ride home today
« on: July 11, 2017, 08:07:12 AM »
Saw the weather report for my area  :006: so fitted one of these this morning for the ride home: http://www.demon-tweeks.co.uk/mx-off-road/plastic-kits/bike-it-license-plate-mudflap-with-reflector

Will post back impressions this evening...
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Re: For the ride home today
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2017, 09:21:42 AM »
Only addition to this - just be careful as with the build up of road dirt and layered rubber etc from this long dry spell the first rain will initially make the road surface very slippy - so go carefully.   

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Re: For the ride home today
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2017, 09:34:03 AM »
don't forget to post some pictures, i'm interested in this as I have a evo tech tail tidy and a dirty back  :001:
 

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Re: For the ride home today
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2017, 09:39:12 AM »
*Originally Posted by Rocky the Dog [+]
Only addition to this - just be careful as with the build up of road dirt and layered rubber etc from this long dry spell the first rain will initially make the road surface very slippy - so go carefully.   

Rgds Steve

No worries Steve (Thanks for caring!  :038:) With all the road works on the A14 we have, a little rain is the least of my concern!  :034:
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Re: For the ride home today
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2017, 11:07:00 AM »
Bit better than the horrible crud catcher that ripped your rear tyre up Mark, but does it do the job?

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Re: For the ride home today
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2017, 11:31:08 AM »
*Originally Posted by maccmike [+]
Bit better than the horrible crud catcher that ripped your rear tyre up Mark, but does it do the job?

If the weather report stays true, we'll find out Mike and I'll let you know  :028:
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Re: For the ride home today
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2017, 11:55:00 AM »
Why not just keep the OEM fender?  I do appreciate that it's not to everyone's taste but it's much better looking than a tail tidy with an appendage to do what the fender did before it was removed.
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Re: For the ride home today
« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2017, 12:23:54 PM »
*Originally Posted by burty [+]
Why not just keep the OEM fender?  I do appreciate that it's not to everyone's taste but it's much better looking than a tail tidy with an appendage to do what the fender did before it was removed.

It was one of the first things I took off the bike, as it's FUGLY  :004: IMO. I can take this on/off the bike in less than a minute!
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Re: For the ride home today
« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2017, 03:53:43 PM »
 :461: Not only ugly but flaps around like a bird with a broken wing looking like it is about to fly off every time you go over a bump.

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Re: For the ride home today
« Reply #9 on: July 11, 2017, 06:16:37 PM »
The rain was not that bad, but it definitely helps  :028:
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