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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 01-31-2012, 04:49 PM Thread Starter
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New from the western suburbs

Hey guys, looking foward in riding with most of you this season, just bought my 2011 raven R1, been riding since 05"
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post #2 of 16 (permalink) Old 01-31-2012, 04:49 PM
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post #13 of 16 (permalink) Old 01-31-2012, 10:57 PM Thread Starter
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Nice to see the forum so active!

currently looking for a good fender eliminator kit for this new machine,
any suggestions guys/gals?
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post #14 of 16 (permalink) Old 01-31-2012, 11:10 PM
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currently looking for a good fender eliminator kit for this new machine,
any suggestions guys/gals?
This one looks nice IMO, but it doesn't include turnsignals.

http://www.surfsidemoto.com/store/product/HTB80901.html


So I'd probably just get a CompWerks one:

http://www.surfsidemoto.com/store/pr...W20300384.html

or this:



ChicagoPerformance on here can probably sell you either ... he's a Dealer, for the People

and is located in beautiful Northlake
http://www.chicagoperformance.com/Default.asp

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