Bike protection against boots?


6 replies to this topic
  • boer

Posted February 03, 2006 - 07:11 AM

#1

I notice that my boots are chaffing against my covers and frame while I ride. :thumbsup: :bonk: :bonk:

What are you guys doing to protect the bike??

Is some duck tape or other wrapping a good idea? :thumbsup:

  • THUMPIN4FUN

Posted February 03, 2006 - 08:42 AM

#2

Step away from the duct tape!

http://www.rockymoun...FRAME_GUARD.JPG

:thumbsup:

  • byggd

Posted February 03, 2006 - 09:15 AM

#3

Step away from the duct tape!

http://www.rockymoun...FRAME_GUARD.JPG

:thumbsup:

I have devol on my 02 426 and they work and look great :thumbsup: but buy them from the TT store! :bonk:

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  • 642MX

Posted February 03, 2006 - 10:02 AM

#4

I went to Walmart and bought some felt with adhesive on the back side. I cut the sheet of felt and glued it to my boot. It last for about a year before it peels off. I do have the Works Connection frame guards, but they don't cover much of the frame. The felt works the best.

  • clark4131

Posted February 03, 2006 - 10:55 AM

#5

I have the Works Connection guards as well. For the rest of the fram, I bought some black grip tape from Home Depot and cut/shaped it to cover the rest of the exposed frame. It doesn't look ghetto and it has actually helped with gripping the bike during the occasional hairy moment...SC

  • 04WR450F

Posted February 03, 2006 - 06:12 PM

#6

I have GYT-R on mine. You can see em here:
http://www.thumperta...achmentid=11915

  • tony1970

Posted February 03, 2006 - 10:04 PM

#7

I have the Works Connection ones and love them. For the frame rails I bought a sheet of clear medium grip tape made by Factory Effex. I cut it to fit on both frame rails and I had enough to cover both sides of the air box for grip and protection. The great part about the clear tape is once it is on you cannot see it, and it is not as harsh on your boots and pants as full on grip tape. :thumbsup:




 
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