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Offline Mullitman

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Bar ends
« on: May 28, 2018, 06:58:47 PM »
Hi, anyone know the best place to get a set of HVMP bar ends?

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Re: Bar ends
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2018, 10:29:29 AM »
Purchased mine from the US via the HVMP site, they come within a week via the USPS. Not cheap but they do work. You may be charged import tax   :305:
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Re: Bar ends
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2018, 11:00:32 AM »
*Originally Posted by Mullitman [+]
Hi, anyone know the best place to get a set of HVMP bar ends?
Hi
I appreciate that this doesn't answer your question but if you are trying to deal with bar vibration, I've recently fitted a pair of Evotech bar ends and Grip puppies to my 2018 XR.Whilst there is still some vibration in the 5500 rpm area, its much less so now and definitely worth the effort.
And the HMCR/Post Office wont bend you over with VAT/Handling charges!
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Re: Bar ends
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2018, 12:47:09 PM »
Ah ok, many thanks for the replies, I’ll have a look to try and find out what tax I may be shafted for before I proceed....
Do the grip puppies make much of a difference to the grip width and do they still get enough heat through from the heated grips?

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Re: Bar ends
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2018, 01:21:56 PM »
The Grip puppies are quite thick but I'm used to them as I've used them on other bikes. I haven't tried the heated grips with them fitted to the XR but they worked perfectly well on my previous GSA.

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Re: Bar ends
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2018, 01:55:14 PM »
Looks and price wise I would also go for the Evotech ones as well.
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Re: Bar ends
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2018, 09:59:17 PM »
 I agree with savagefox, evotech for me. Have ran them for 500 miles and reduced the vibes I had down to barely noticeable.

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Re: Bar ends
« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2018, 05:34:29 PM »
*Originally Posted by Mullitman [+]
Ah ok, many thanks for the replies, I’ll have a look to try and find out what tax I may be shafted for before I proceed....
Do the grip puppies make much of a difference to the grip width and do they still get enough heat through from the heated grips?

AS I recall the import tax was less than £10
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Re: Bar ends
« Reply #8 on: May 30, 2018, 05:59:43 PM »
Still, it would be almost double the evotech ones correct?
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Re: Bar ends
« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2018, 08:37:31 PM »
Pair just turned up on eBay  :001: