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croustibat
Hello,
 
I'm planning a one-way road-trip from Montreal to California from end of may to mid june. I hope everything will go smoothly but if at some point I fall, I don't want the bike to be too damaged so I have to spend a lot in repairs and lose a lot of time on the road.
 
What would be the parts to buy to protect the bike to be safe ? And can it be easily mounted by me ?
 
Thanks !
 

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Mr.Puss
IMO the basics would be a radiator guard and some frame, fork and swingarm sliders.
 
Heres a couple cage options:
http://fz07.org/board/60/stunt-cages-higdonion-custom-products
or
http://www.motomachines.com/Hepco-Becker-Engine-Guard--Yamaha-MT-07-FZ07_p_4700.html
 
and there are quite a few simple crank case guards on the market as well and some are absolutely bloody ridiculously priced to the point where its cheaper to buy one of the larger and IMO cooler looking cages listed above.
one less expensive example: http://t-rex-racing.com/catalog.php?item=615
 
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croustibat
Thanks Mr. Puss !
 
I also saw that there are some protection for the clutch selector.
 
Anyone has other ideas ?

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motomachines
To add on to the Hepco & Becker engine guard option, the ones made for the FZ-07 also come with a rubberized crash pad, for extra protection. It basically absorbs shock into the pad to lessen the damage to any fall.
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https://www.motomachines.com/

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croustibat
I'm thinking of buying the Hepco Becker engine guard as well as the T-rex engine case. Is buying the 2 a good idea ? Or one would suffice ?
 
I also saw they have some rear axle sliders. What do you think of them ?
 
Thanks !

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motomachines
I'm thinking of buying the Hepco Becker engine guard as well as the T-rex engine case. Is buying the 2 a good idea ? Or one would suffice ? 
I also saw they have some rear axle sliders. What do you think of them ?
 
Thanks !
While the Hepco & Becker engine guards are designed to keep the engine from making contact with the ground in the event that the bike goes down (especially with use of the included crash pad), the T-Rex engine case does seem to provide a good complementary protection piece.  
The way I see it, you're adding on protection equipment to protect your bike from the unknown, basically.
 

Moto Machines
Importer and Distributor for Hepco & Becker and Ermax Products
https://www.motomachines.com/

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Beemer
I think Mr.Puss has the engine covered pretty well so I went on to other bike parts that could be protected. People are always messing up their levers when they drop a bike so how about these lever guards for cheap? Plus they protect your more expensive fingers/hands.
 
 
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00P5QC85Y?keywords=hand%20guards%20FZ07&qid=1457360661&ref_=sr_1_1&sr=8-1

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croustibat
Yeah, that's a good idea too, I'll look more into it, thanks !

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motomachines
Have you taken a look at Evotech's rear/front sliders by chance? I know a guy that'll offer free priority shipping on both items, I think they're just about the same pricing as well. I only ask because I personally prefer Evotech. 

Moto Machines
Importer and Distributor for Hepco & Becker and Ermax Products
https://www.motomachines.com/

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tanner68
Your bike will be fine on the long ride. Maybe get a radiator guard. Assuming you have the normal gear everyone wears (helmet, jacket, gloves, pants and knee guards, boots, etc.), some extra hand and neck protection is in order. Those are the bits that are vulnerable from road debris if a car in front launches a lug nut. .

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croustibat
Have you taken a look at Evotech's rear/front sliders by chance? I know a guy that'll offer free priority shipping on both items, I think they're just about the same pricing as well. I only ask because I personally prefer Evotech.
Yeah, they look good too. Would it be possible to have the contact of your guy ? Thanks !
 
And you're right Tanner, I will also look at that type of protection, thanks !
 

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Yeah, they look good too. Would it be possible to have the contact of your guy ? Thanks !

He has an eBay store running under Evotech Performance USA, can be found here: http://www.ebay.com/usr/evotechperformanceusa?rt=nc 
His name is Phil and his typical turnaround time is a day or less, response wise or shipping wise.
 

Moto Machines
Importer and Distributor for Hepco & Becker and Ermax Products
https://www.motomachines.com/

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