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Why not? They help to reduce the risk of hurting your bike, and at $155, it seems like a good idea considering the amount of money that can add up from just a drop.

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Or if your a CF freak like me. There are these.
 

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I just ordered a set of the Cyclecats too. Cheap protection andthey look kinda cool in a really ugly , industrial way. If they stick out far enough, I might use em like highway pegs ;D
 
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I'll throw in my thumbs up for the cycle cat's too. I thought they looked a little funny to begin with (frame sliders in general on a naked bike) but now they have start to grow on me.

And they definately stick out enough for use as highway pegs. But at 6'4" I think my knees would hit me in the chin!
 

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Cycle cat frame sliders flat out KICK ASS..... they've saved my bike waaaaaaaaaaaaay too many times..... Best money I've spent.
 

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They are Lockhart Phillips carbon sleeved sliders. A friend machined a engine bolt to mount them. I just had to have CF. Call me crazy. You can buy the sliders as a universal kit and have some one machine a bolt.
 
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If you are talking about handle bar end sliders, I use the DBS2. It is smaller and less noticable but still provides protection. The new DBS4 is designed so you can mount the CRG mirrors on the end with out sliding your controls up or using the adapter.

If you are talking about Frame sliders, you need to pick the one for model and year for proper fit.

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Are the DBS4's in yet? Put me down for the first set....Dennis
 

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FBF does not reccommend frame sliders, because they bolt thru the engine casing and they have seen engine damage caused by them on crashes???? :-/
Just some input to think about.
 
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