1290 Superduke r Grab Rail

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1290 Superduke r Grab Rail

Post by Dellis » Fri Jul 15, 2016 10:52 am

If one was available who would be interested? I'm looking to get one made and was wondering about the general level of interest.

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Re: 1290 Superduke r Grab Rail

Post by 1290 » Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:09 pm

I think Ventura make grab rails for the Supa Duke
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Re: 1290 Superduke r Grab Rail

Post by 1290 » Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:12 pm

Ventura do make grab rails for the Supa Duke. Anyway who would be stupid enough to get on the back my girl tells me to piss off.

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Re: 1290 Superduke r Grab Rail

Post by Dellis » Thu Jul 21, 2016 3:54 pm

The Ventura item looks like scaffolding, I'm after something a little easier on the eye.

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Re: 1290 Superduke r Grab Rail

Post by Dellis » Sun Aug 07, 2016 9:32 pm

I made a grabrail today out of 16mm mild steel tube but it ruined the looks of the tail so I hatched another plan. I moved the pillion seat strap from the from to the rear of the pillion seat swapping the bolts front to rear as the bolts that hold the strap are longer, I turned the strap through 45 degrees to the rear of the bike so the strap emerges behind the seat mounting posts.

Next stage was a road test with with Blondie on the back and the result; braking now meant she wasn't sitting on my shoulders. I'm happy, Blondie's happy, job done :) Oh and the best bit is that the strap tucks under the seat when riding solo, happy days.

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Re: 1290 Superduke r Grab Rail

Post by rapidgaz » Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:14 am

Dellis wrote:If one was available who would be interested? I'm looking to get one made and was wondering about the general level of interest.

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Hi mate. Did you get anything made.


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Re: 1290 Superduke r Grab Rail

Post by Adoligy69 » Thu Jun 15, 2017 2:42 am

Dellis wrote:I made a grabrail today out of 16mm mild steel tube but it ruined the looks of the tail so I hatched another plan. I moved the pillion seat strap from the from to the rear of the pillion seat swapping the bolts front to rear as the bolts that hold the strap are longer, I turned the strap through 45 degrees to the rear of the bike so the strap emerges behind the seat mounting posts.

Next stage was a road test with with Blondie on the back and the result; braking now meant she wasn't sitting on my shoulders. I'm happy, Blondie's happy, job done :) Oh and the best bit is that the strap tucks under the seat when riding solo, happy days.

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I have done the same ..but shortened the strap and re drilled a new hole ...it started tight but after a couple of rides my Blondie lol ..has already stretched it ...she runs one hand behind one in front ...i also put some non slip rubber on the seat when she comes as i found she was slipping forward too much without it ..it seems too help :0
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Re: 1290 Superduke r Grab Rail

Post by Dellis » Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:55 pm

rapidgaz wrote:
Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:14 am
Dellis wrote:If one was available who would be interested? I'm looking to get one made and was wondering about the general level of interest.

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Hi mate. Did you get anything made.


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No, I was trying to get Rentec to make one but no joy.

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Re: 1290 Superduke r Grab Rail

Post by rapidgaz » Sun Dec 24, 2017 8:18 pm

Ok matey. Cheers.


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