Fasst Company Flexx Handlebars
By Nate J.
I have a goal to install a PDM60 on my Super Tenere to control some lighting and accessories. Of course I want to control some of those outputs with some accessory switches. My vision is to find a handlebar mounted switch cluster containing 3 or 4 accessory switches that I can wire to the PDM60 to facilitate further control of the outputs. I've searched and searched, and all I can really find are some chrome, brake/clutch reservoir mounted switch packs that really don't fit the genre, or single switches. Does anybody know of anything that might fit the bill for what I'm trying to do?
Thanks in advance!
I just received a set of Wunderlich Vario levers to use on my '06 GS. The idea is "shorties" for 2-finger ops without crushing the rest of my fingers (mainly the clutch side).
Has anyone here used these levers on a GS? I had also bought a cheap set of knockoffs from China for $25, but never installed them because they look really cheap and fragile, and are still too long for what I want.
The Varios look great, and are plenty short, which is what I wanted. I did this on my GT last year (Synto's) and really liked the result.
Any advice you folks have would be greatly appreciated! Thanks...
NEW KTM Throttle Control Outperforms the Rest
Another innovative design from the folks at Black Dog Cycle Works (BDCW)
Sandpoint, ID, October 29, 2014 -- Black Dog Cycle Works' new Throttle Control was created to save riders from wrist cramping and fatigue on long pavement hauls between their off-road adventures. Further, "We designed our Throttle Control to be extremely rugged and user-friendly so it'll hold up to the heavy pounding and battering KTM adventure bikes endure," says Kurt Forgét of BDCW.
Early product testers claim that the BDCW Throttle Control is easy-to-install and out performs all other designs they've used. A unique click on/off feature provides positive feel and positioning-taking the guesswork out of setting the proper drag. The design allows the rider to increase/decrease speeds without disengaging the device, as well as easily overridden for emergency situations.
Riders who experience the often debilitating wrist pain associated with manually holding the throttle open for long periods will appreciate BDCW's new device. And, without having to fight the throttle 100% of the time, extended slab rides will be far more enjoyable.
Available exclusively from Black Dog Cycle Works.
KTM 1190 Adventure, 990 Adventure, 950 Adventure, 950 Super Enduro and 690 Enduro
Stock grips and hand guards
KTM heated grips
Plus, MANY other motorcycles with dirt bike style handlebars
About Black Dog Cycle Works (BDCW)
BDCW is internationally known for their ULTIMATE armor skid plates and "Platform" footpegs for big adventure motorcycles. BDCW's products are used and abused worldwide by the top names in the ADV industry. "Living in a small American town we've come to know some of the most amazingly talented people. As a result, we made the solid business decision to build our company around these stellar craftsmen and women who care so much about their work, and continue to WOW! our customers with superior workmanship. That's why all of BDCW's own products are so proudly made in the U.S."
My bike decided it was time to take a nap when I came over a rise while riding some single track. This low speed unscheduled dirt sampling resulted in my handlebars bending enough to make it feel "wrong" when on the bike.
After much navel gazing and dimension checking online I decided on the YZ High Protaper SE bars. So far I'm pleased with them as it noticeably reduced the sweep in the handlebars. However I do think I'll put some form of riser on to get back and inch or two of height. The bars are fine for my commute but any long rides and I think I'll want the height.
I also need to get the Barkbuster Storm handguards back on but first I need to purchase different mounting hardware due to the smaller I.D. of the Protaper bars.
Here are some pics of the before and after. I took the pad off after the picture was taken.