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Managed to grab a chance to take the bike out in the sun yesterday! I've attached a photo which shows the Black Widow exhaust - very very loud with baffle out!

I've also covered my rear brake res and top front forks to give a 'cleaner' look

I've removed the rear pegs as I don't need them - may get a single seat but I really prefer the brown leather on the garage silver version

I've taken off the right hand side Yam official leather side bag and rack, and the tool bag. If anyone wants them let me know - sensible offers considered ok. I'll post a separate pic later

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Yam side bag and tool bag

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As above - a pic of the gear for sale (didn't know whereabouts on the forum to post 'for sale' so I'm hoping this is ok?!)

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Sorry - forgot to add I'm in Derbyshire, UK. Just 10 mins from Matlock Bath!

I'd rather sell the items all together - and as they're heavy/bulky I'm only posting within the uk ok

Thanks for the emails
 

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The res cover and front forks were covered by a 40mm plastic 'waste pipe'! I copied the idea from a reviewer on a bike mag a few months ago. The front forks are easy - cut to length, cut down the middle and 'snap' them over the top forks. I did two sets to give it a bigger diameter.

The brake res cover is a little more complex - same pipe, but you do have to cut a section to allow the fixings etc. The pipe was only a couple of £ so not expensive if you make a few mistakes (took me three attempts!)

The mirrors were a cheap eBay purchase - thought I'd go with them for the time being until getting more expensive ones, but visibility and adjustment is fine so they're staying on!
 

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eBay item 152138219083

I took out the middle bits and just attached them to the standard bar ends - but if you do this you'll need a small spacer. Don't over tighten as I went through a first pair - the Alan key bolt sheared the metal - hence only a few £ and not £100+!!!!!!
 

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Sorry mate, I already purchased that mirrors, can you explain me how you installed them please, perfect if you show me some pictures. Thank you
 

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eBay item 152138219083

I took out the middle bits and just attached them to the standard bar ends - but if you do this you'll need a small spacer. Don't over tighten as I went through a first pair - the Alan key bolt sheared the metal - hence only a few £ and not £100+!!!!!!
I bought some very similar off Amazon and i over tightened mine and stripped the thread, but i put a thread insert in and they are good as new. Like you say you need a thin spacer if fitting on std bar ends. I'm an engineer by trade so it was easy for me to sort, but as a temporary measure i used black electrical tape bound around the bar end to build up the diameter and it worked pretty well to be fair.
Going back to them being cheap.. mine were around £16 and i thought that was just for one, so i paid £32 expecting a pair..... and i ended up with 2 pairs:grin2::grin2:. And if you drop your bike, one of the first things that'll get damaged is the mirrors so i wouldn't pay anymore than i had to...

Oh and the fork cover mod is genius...!!!
 

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Thanks! Here's a couple of closer pics - makes all the difference I reckon!
 

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Can't get the pics the right way up!
 

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And finally a better pic of the rear brake res cover......
 

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Looks great, i vinyl wrapped mine but i'm liking the chunkier look. I really want the fork gaiters too, so it completes the blacked out look...
Bike looks spot on, and you've got some great roads out your way.
One of our customers (DSF Refractories) is up the A5012 Via Gellia/Pikehall up to Newhaven, great road albeit i've only done it in a van so far...
 
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