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post #1 of 5 Old 11-22-2018, 11:36 AM Thread Starter
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Clip-on Frame savers solutions?

Those of you building track bikes, what solution have you used to prevent the handlebar from denting the frame in a crash?

I just finished by race body install, including Sato Rearsets and Renthal clip-ons.
Any solid solutions to keep the frame safe in a crash?

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I've never crashed my bike so my opinion isn't worth anything but the only thing I can think of would be an autoclaved carbon frame cover. It might be enough to spread the load of an impact and take the brunt of any damage.

It's a genuine concern! A buddy wrote off a 4th gen simply because he wiped out and the OEM clip on put a cosmetic dent into the frame.

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https://www.rg-racing.com/browsebike...R/2016/LS0007/
This looks to be the easiest solution.
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https://www.rg-racing.com/browsebike...R/2016/LS0007/
This looks to be the easiest solution.
Second that.

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The frames get dinged up pretty easily from the handlebars. I went down probably about 20mph or so on the road on my 2017 and the clip ons straight up put a hole through the frame
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