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Hello fellow thumpers.....My last crash destroyed my cheap roost gaurds (as well as a brocken thumb) and am in the process of purchasing some "bark busters", something a little more substantial. Just wondering if anyone has a favorite for the '03 crf450. I have Pro Tapers bars. Also was wondering if anyone has a pair of the Dirt Tricks units that are showcased in January '04 Dirt Bike mag article. They don;t wrap around but they do seem stronger. Thanks for any replies. Ciao JP :):D:D

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I use the Enduro Engineering wrap around guards with deflectors. The Dirt Trick units are good for moto but for blazing between trees I wouldn't recommend them. Wrap around guards help you bounce off trees where the open end will grab the end of your bar.

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I have been using the Moose "bark busters" for a couple of years. They are very solid and when you install the plastic guards onto the metal bark busters, very little hits your hands at all. I used to run the acerbis with the metal frame. Too narrow of a profile for me.

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They are hand guards.you should see the bracket it comes with.There is a metal bar behing deflector also they are making an add on to make them full fledged bark busters.I bought 2 pair one for each bike.

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Enduro eng. the right choice, been running them for years. They also have the mounts for oversized bars which is what I run.

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I have the pro rally 2 by acerbis. They have taken some good hits and are still looking good. :)

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Summers Racing Components - cost about $90.00. Light weight but very strong. They also mount to the forks instead on the bars, which still allows the Alm. bars to flex as they should

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My honda dealer said they were and soon.When it comes out i will get it because i plan on doing some HS.

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Hello fellow thumpers.....My last crash destroyed my cheap roost gaurds (as well as a brocken thumb) and am in the process of purchasing some "bark busters", something a little more substantial. Just wondering if anyone has a favorite for the '03 crf450. I have Pro Tapers bars. Also was wondering if anyone has a pair of the Dirt Tricks units that are showcased in January '04 Dirt Bike mag article. They don;t wrap around but they do seem stronger. Thanks for any replies. Ciao JP :):D:D

Handguards in the TT store...

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Thanks all for the replies, I'm edging between the Enduro Engineering and Cycra Pro bends. I guess the one thats a better deal will probably sway me. Thanks again, Ciao JP :):D :D May my thumb heal in ultimate protection!!

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I have the acerbis rally 2's and they S :) ck avoid at all costs!

I must disagree with you. I have the rally 2's and love them. To each his own

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