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I'm gettin ready to order front and rear stands and possibly frame sliders, but i can't make up my mind of which brand to go with? Ive been looking more toward the skyking frame sliders but i would like to hear other comments on sliders. As with stands i would like to find some(stands) that i dont have to worry about my bike tippin over because a kid climbed on it or something ridiculous like that happends!?THANKS
 

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I can't comment for the 675 specifically, but for my Speed 4, IMHO, the SkyKing sliders are definitely the way to go. I can unfortunately say that I have crash tested them, and they did their job.

There's always debate on whether Delrin sliders (like the skykings) or Aluminum sliders (LSL) are the way to go. The alloy ones look nicer. I've heard horror stories about alloy sliders 'catching' when a bike goes over, breaking off the slider, damaging the frame and/or making the bike tumble and damaging you. I'm not sure as to the truth of the stories, but I'll be sticking with delrin sliders.
 

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I've seen an alloy LSL that bent rather than slide in a fall. The owner had a terrific time freeing it from the frame. That makes the delrin models seem much more appealing. As for stands Pit Bulls seem to be very stable, and expensive. Around $300 for front and rear. I have the Handy Industries set for $100 and they work fine.
 
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thanks for commenting! I found some stands off ebay and im doing a little research on them. They have a front and rear package deal for $140. There Thruster motorcycle stands??


As for the sliders ill probably go with skyking. For some reason i remember someone saying they support Triumph all they can? I dont know if thats true but ill be purchasing skyking. :)
 
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I just ordered the rear, shifter, front axle, and rear axle sliders from skyking, and made arrangements to get the main sliders, engine covers, and crankcase cover from t3-racing.co.uk. May seem a little paranoid, since I've never gone down, but I want to take it through some twists with confidence, and it's by far the nicest bike I've ever owned.

I'll give a report on their installation in about a month, but hopefully never a report on their performance!
 

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On 2007-02-09 06:47, khafra wrote:

I'll give a report on their installation in about a month, but hopefully never a report on their performance!
Amen to that! I'll be supplementing my frame sliders with front rear axle sliders by spring (ah, spring - please come soon!). I look forward to posting about the install, but I'm not interested in a performance test! :razz:
 

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On 2007-01-29 12:58, SpRiTaL wrote:
thanks for commenting! I found some stands off ebay and im doing a little research on them. They have a front and rear package deal for $140. There Thruster motorcycle stands??


As for the sliders ill probably go with skyking. For some reason i remember someone saying they support Triumph all they can? I dont know if thats true but ill be purchasing skyking. :)
hey i wouldnt go too cheap on stands, its up to you, look at the pics and decide on the quality. i have a buddy that has handy stands, and their weheels arent so great and his bike has fallen off ot hem before, im not familiar with the ones you mentioned, but i use teh vortex ones and they are great, fo ra little extra money.
 
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