well guys i finaly got my taper clamps put on the bike. i went and picked them up n thursday night before hitting ocotillo. they where sick. took me acouple hours to get totally comfortable n the bike. then took it to shell reef. i love how i can just dig into the corners now. it felt just like my buddies 06 honda. if you get these youll be happy. i was. the bikes so cmuch more controlable.