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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 12-05-2019, 10:47 AM Thread Starter
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Handguards for CTX700ND

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I have been through the search and read the posts.
If nothing else is available I will settle for the cheap plastic under $20 option.

my wish list is
Wind protection.
2 point attach with some actual impact protection.
I don't want to give up my handle bar weights.

expensive is OK
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I got mirror mounted hand guards on amazon-smoked plastic-makes a big difference-if I can find the link I'll be back!
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Chaofan is the seller-they are hardly noticeable and don't really detract from the looks of your ctx
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Here's the kind I have had on my CTX for several years now. Very sturdy, easy to install & adjust and have 2 out of 3 of your criteria. Search Amazon for "motorcycle hand guard" and tons of similar entries will show up along with a wide variety of other implementations.


https://smile.amazon.com/WINALL-Hand...5574815&sr=8-9
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getting actual impact protection will be expensive.
As far as wind protection, keeping the bar end weights, and two point connection, these from Ebay will do it.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Univers...a5WF7w&vxp=mtr

I have them, put them on in late Nov. and take them off in Mar.
They work well and I can ride with mesh gloves most of our winter.
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getting actual impact protection will be expensive.
As far as wind protection, keeping the bar end weights, and two point connection, these from Ebay will do it.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Univers...a5WF7w&vxp=mtr

I have them, put them on in late Nov. and take them off in Mar.
They work well and I can ride with mesh gloves most of our winter.
Did I mention that price is no consideration
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Did I mention that price is no consideration

I get it
you have one of these
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its only a bunch of Ones and one fiver
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its only a bunch of Ones and one fiver
so yours is 20's, 50's, $ 100's?
I'm impressed
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the CTX700 handle bar is tapered. didn't even notice until someone told me.
that means not every Handguard kit will work.
also explains why when using the bike finder on Barkbusters website the only thing that came up for the CTX700 were single point mounts.
but I think I can make a Barkbusters kit work
and keep my OEM bar end weights
it involves al longer bolt for the bar end that will go through the thick aluminum of the hand guard, and through the OEM bar end weight.
and it involves some judicial work with a Dremel on the handle bar clamp to open up the clamp enough to fit the tapering larger diameter of the bar.
Or
I saw another set of guards that looked interesting. not a 2 point mount. but fairly robust. The Cycra Rebound Handguard. Its a single point mount flag style Handguard but it looks tough, and there is video of some guy bashing one repeatedly with a big stick.
don't much like the looks of Cycra, but that is a minor thing.

another thing I realized about the cheap plastic hand guards you can see on the Outie555 vid is there is no easy escape for the hands in case of a rapid unintentional dismount. that is the purpose of the swoop down frames and clear sides on most of the better hand guards.
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