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Author Topic: Rear Side Guards for a G-5  (Read 593 times)

hortoncode3

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Rear Side Guards for a G-5
« on: November 09, 2013, 03:43:21 PM »
As usual the Royal Enfield accessories site sucks as to giving you SOME idea what their crap looks like mounted on your bike..I have been looking at "rear side guards" for some time even though I NEVER carry a rider. Has anyone seen these things mounted or have a picture of them on a G-5? Just curious as to the look...

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Re: Rear Side Guards for a G-5
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2013, 05:39:14 PM »
Look at pictures of Indian bikes. Those guys love having things sticking out all over their bikes.
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Re: Rear Side Guards for a G-5
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2013, 07:16:18 PM »
As far as I know there are no rear side guards available that fit the EFI Bullets (B5/C5/E5/G5).  :o
You got to search them custom made.
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Re: Rear Side Guards for a G-5
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2013, 09:26:33 PM »
Before letting lust for Crash Guards cost you money, You might want to do some research, & find out what the experts opinion of them is. The story I was told when learning, is that Crash Guards can cause a Serious HIGH SIDE event, were the bike to slide out, & the wheel grab the ground. I actually saw this occur once to a BMW rider with Crash Guards. I personally WON'T use them. Do buy good Collision Insurance that will repair bike damage. but Crash Guards won't really do that much good. Lot of Enfield riders use them - and lots of folks ride Harleys. Doesn't make it a good idea.
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Re: Rear Side Guards for a G-5
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2013, 01:38:29 PM »
I bought crash bars on eBay from India. All I had to do was drill an extra hole through the front engine support brackets and they fitted perfectly. I love them - besides being able to mount additional spot lights they offer great protection when the bike accidentally falls over.

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Re: Rear Side Guards for a G-5
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2013, 02:40:15 AM »
Are you actually asking about Sari guards to keep the skirts out of the spokes?
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Re: Rear Side Guards for a G-5
« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2013, 02:59:36 AM »
Are you actually asking about Sari guards to keep the skirts out of the spokes?
Thanks for posting that pic. I saw those in the gallery and was wondering how to get more info on them.
Sorry... don't mean to hijack the thread

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Re: Rear Side Guards for a G-5
« Reply #7 on: November 11, 2013, 03:12:29 AM »
Thanks for posting that pic. I saw those in the gallery and was wondering how to get more info on them.
Sorry... don't mean to hijack the thread

Just google "sari guard" or "saree guard" and they'll come up.  Here's some on eBay, there are others too.
http://www.royalenfieldzone.com/saree_guards.asp
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Re: Rear Side Guards for a G-5
« Reply #8 on: November 11, 2013, 03:34:57 AM »
HA HA, Can't HI-SIDE yourself with those.
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Re: Rear Side Guards for a G-5
« Reply #9 on: November 11, 2013, 03:40:53 AM »
They're supposed to keep women's dresses from getting in the spokes, but I think they'd do well for those who like the long duster or trench coat style coats.  Like the French and Dutch bicycle coats that were mil surplus for years.
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Re: Rear Side Guards for a G-5
« Reply #10 on: November 11, 2013, 04:47:35 AM »
Don't know if it would help with the trench goat style of jacket. I've only seen saree guards for one side, because respectable women ride side saddpe, and only on the curb side of the bike. :-)



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Re: Rear Side Guards for a G-5
« Reply #11 on: November 11, 2013, 06:19:27 PM »
They're supposed to keep women's dresses from getting in the spokes, but I think they'd do well for those who like the long duster or trench coat style coats.  Like the French and Dutch bicycle coats that were mil surplus for years.

Also, they're designed with a large footrest so the passenger can sit sideways and have both feet on one side.  Love the nostalgia of that :)

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Re: Rear Side Guards for a G-5
« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2013, 09:37:13 PM »
Not to mention the special technique required from the rider transporting such an amazone.   :)

What to think of those who forbade such elegant seating?  ;)
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Re: Rear Side Guards for a G-5
« Reply #13 on: November 12, 2013, 01:23:21 PM »

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Re: Rear Side Guards for a G-5
« Reply #14 on: November 12, 2013, 04:31:45 PM »
Just the thing to snare your legs in a spill. I stand by my statement that Crash Guards are Dangerous.
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