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Oooooo....I like these! Not only will it protect my bags, it will give me more places to tie my camping gear to!

Thanks for sharing!
 

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cessna - Thanks for the link; I just placed my order!
 

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BTW, I ordered a set of the silver ones too! I'll post a report after I get them installed!
 

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Sounds like a worthwhile farkle.
Wonder how much, if any, they will interfer/ limit the passenger access to the footpegs.
I'll be looking forward to hearing from those who install these bars.
 

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I with you on this one. They look like they could be real problem for a passenger!
 

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When you look at them on the bike they dont look like they will stop the saddle bag hitting the floor,I wish someone would bring out a strip to fit the bag simular to the lt.The cases are quite hardy and I've never heard of a case breaking on a topple over just getting scratched.
I do like the idea though of the extra tie down points for camping and also for putting the bike on the main stand.I think I will hold off buying these until someone does a review on them.
 

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Wow! Yet another farkle that I have to have. I knew that I had to have something to tell my wife I have to have for...

Merry Christmas


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Wunderlich "claims" that the bars will not interfere with the passenger's legs or bag removal. I'll find out after I get mine installed.

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cessna said:
Wunderlich "claims" that the bars will not interfere with the passenger's legs or bag removal. I'll find out after I get mine installed.

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Hey cessna,
Looking forward to you having the installation completed and evaluated from a passenger interference approach.
At least we can ride in the winter.
I did ride in 45 degree weather Friday. Tough. Had to do it. Had an appointment for my 600 mile service across the valley.
Got to put real clothes on.
 

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I would like to see a set installed first I even think about a purchase!
Any pics out there? :(
 

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Ok, I found the pics on there web site. Is it just me or I am thinking these although look great will not protect my bags at all from the side? I would like the bar to go accross the bag to protect it. These just protect the front! :mad:
 

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The rear bars on my Harley are about the same size as the Wunderlich. I didn't think that they would protect the bag but they are just large enough to let the bike rest on the bar and not the bag if it goes over. Now if there were a rock between the bag and the road the bar would not be big enough to prevent damage. We'll see if these are the same.
 

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vulcan said:
Hey cessna,
At least we can ride in the winter.
I did ride in 45 degree weather Friday. Tough. Had to do it. Had an appointment for my 600 mile service across the valley.
Got to put real clothes on.
I am amazed at how good the weather protection is on the RT. I also wear better riding gear than I did when I just had the HD. Of course, I ride year round too. That is one of the big advantages of living here.

Our northern brothers/sisters may think we are wimps if we complain about 40 degree weather as being cold. They say that your blood "thins out" after living in hot climate for a while and that may or may not be true we definitely feel cold at that temperature. Of course summer riding in the southwest desert has its own set of concerns. Then again we don't have to shovel the heat!

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I also ride a lot with my bags off the bike. These would look out of place without the bags, so it's a deal killer for me.
 

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Those bars ar butt ugly IMO. The engine bars are ugly too but at least kinda match the surround area. IMO all the protection bars make the RT look like a RT-P and really detract from the appearance of the RT........IMO. I'm always wondering why people buy crash bars and frame sliders for street riding. Those items are designed to protect the bike and if your lucky drive the bike away if you are not injured in a crash. That makes sense for racers but on the street? It's likely if you crash on the street, you won't be driving away anyways and protecting the bike isn't my concern since that's what I have insurance for. Again just my opinion. For those that like these bars they seem to be well engineered and a quality product.
 

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Well, they look functional, and that's why I own a BMW rather than a Harley (well, ONE of the reasons), but I agree they are not pretty. Since I have already dropped the RT and scratched up the pannier, I have no reason to buy this farkle.
 
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