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Old 09-03-2008, 08:30 AM   #1
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"race" clipons

The trackbike I purchased has mis-matched clipons so I'm going to buy an aftermarket set to replace them. What do you guys recommend? At the moment I'm leaning towards gilles, but their replacement bars seem to be $10 more than everyone else. Does angle really matter? Let me know what you use.
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IMO I'd go with the Vortex.

They're inexpensive and bars are readily available at the track as most of us have a couple in our spares kit.
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IMO I'd go with the Vortex.

They're inexpensive and bars are readily available at the track as most of us have a couple in our spares kit.
Thats kinda why I asked. Always nice to be able to borrow spares
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i have a pair of 41mm 3-pc pro-flow clipons I'd like to sell...$65 lmk
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I like the woodcraft ones and they are CHEAP, but the Vortex are good and readily available.
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i have a pair of 41mm 3-pc pro-flow clipons I'd like to sell...$65 lmk
Too small. The gixxer uses 50mm clipons. Thanks though.
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ha! i didn't notice you have your bikes listed in your sig
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well I just bought some Vortex clipons myself. I hadn't tried them out yet, but will the next track day. My main reason for them over anybody else is they are available everywhere. Seems like someone always has bars on hand especially at the races. They look real nice in all black and or gold to.
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ok, i'm showing my ignorance here i know so please excuse the dumb question...but what is a "clipon"???
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ok, i'm showing my ignorance here i know so please excuse the dumb question...but what is a "clipon"???
Your handle bars and the clipon that attaches them to the forks
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