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Old 05-07-2017, 05:38 AM
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Default Frame Sliders/ Crash Protectors

Hello! Just got my cbr600f (first bike) and I want to install crash protectors. I noticed that most of them require fairing modification. Is it worth it?
Honda CBR600FAB (2011 Model) - Aero Style Crash Protectors CP0282
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A bit like insurance, you only need it if you have an accident.

If they are installed properly, they will save a lot of fairing damage in the event of a drop, low speed or standing. But I don't think it will save the bike in the event of a high speed spill.

I have heard of Blackbirds sustaining terminal frame damage by badly installed protectors.
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Old 05-08-2017, 04:57 AM
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If she's in good condition then personally I'd install them. A simple drop of your bike can still be expensive.
In the event of coming off and her sliding down the road then yes they will help somewhat. A friend of mine slid off on a track day and I was amazed at the job they did.
Anything near major and they're just ornaments really.
Enjoy your new bike mate !
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It's my first bike and in really good condition, so I was more concerned about standing and low speed drops. You were very helpful!
Thank you very much!
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