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Old 17 Feb 2008
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handlebar protectors

I am looking to fit handlebar protectors to my 2007 Triumph Bonny.Any recommendations?Also a decent tyre pressure gauge and electric air pump.
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Also a decent tyre pressure gauge and electric air pump.
The bling answer is here as recommended by Helge Pedersen: CyclePump Tire Inflator & mini compressor: BestRest Products BMW motorcycle accessories

I like the idea of being able to check the pressure as you pump via the inline gauge. They do an ‘Adventure Combo Package’ so it must be good!

I’ve just bought this one below for my CRF450 because it’s lighter (and cheaper).




As recommended by Lee Wheeler.

Rob, the seller, will fit whatever connectors you request and is very pleasant to deal with.


Cheaper still, make your own but the quality then will depend on what you started with.
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Hi,

Sorry I missed this post, yes I can't PIMP the product enough, remember if you use ultra seal in your tires you still need pressure to push the gunk to the hole, and some times you have to inflate ride inflate ride intil it's fixed.

Nothing is so bad as having a flat and not being able to fix it by yourself.

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Good catch Stephan, I'm glad my site and my recomendations aree being used.
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I am looking to fit handlebar protectors to my 2007 Triumph Bonny.Any recommendations?
If the bars are pretty much motocross shape (sweep/rise etc) then I recommend the KTM plastic wrap-around handguards as good value, very strong and offer decent wind protection too (being a little deeper than your average 'enduro' handguard)...

Pop into a dealer and offer a set up to your bars perhaps?

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Andy,

First suggestion is to get a lighter bike! The main reason for guards is to not break your levers every time the bike falls over. If you are looking to save levers, I recommend the Acerbis guards, tho I've never seen any on a Bonny! If you are also trying to keep wind off the old hands, then you can get the spoilers to snap on to them: Rally Pro Handguards

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On my Trophy I used to use Hand protectors off a Triumph Tiger.They fitted straight on,as warm and dry as you are likely to get without using muffs.
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Air pump.

Hi there.
If you can find one, VW/AUDI made a pump that came wit some of their cars (used to fit in the spare wheel).
You can cut down the plastic surround to make it smaller and it has a pressure gauge in the air line.
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