Puig headlight guard

EricV

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Some reason people aren't buying the Yamaha clear headlight protector? Mine's still going strong after 8 years and ~130k. Single piece construction. Quick removal like all the others for cleaning.
 
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I ride mainly off-road, many years included rallies, don't use any headlight guards and never, ever had cracked headlight on any of my bikes :)
IMO it's waste of money, not to mention it does impact lighting efficiency.
 

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Never had a cracked headlight. If you don't count that one time that assh-le with a bb gun shot everybodies vehicle in the plant parking lot. Nailed my new RZ350 headlight.
 

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One of the biggest reasons I have a headlight guard is because I keep my bike covered outdoors at home and at work. When the wind blows, the cover to my bike rubs on the headlight lens and made scuffs on my last S10. Luckily the scuffs polished out easily but that was my final straw in deciding on a lens. Also, riding in traffic often little objects hit by legs and knuckles that fly above my handguards and by the way it feels when they hit me; pretty sure it wouldn't be good for the headlight lens.
 

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I’ll error on the safe side for no more than the guard costs. I’ve had nicks in other guards I’ve used. Would they have broken the lense? I didn’t have to find out.
 
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I ride mainly off-road, many years included rallies, don't use any headlight guards and never, ever had cracked headlight on any of my bikes :)
IMO it's waste of money, not to mention it does impact lighting efficiency.
Not meaning to offend you, but it just means you are lucky. Headlights are very expensive to replace (over 450 bucks) . I run the mesh guard myself. Almost no difference at all in lighting efficiency.
 
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Not meaning to offend you, but it just means you are lucky. Headlights are very expensive to replace (over 450 bucks) . I run the mesh guard myself. Almost no difference at all in lighting efficiency.
30 years been lucky along with my other colleagues is good enough for me :)
Look at racing bikes, such guards are seldom used.

When you ride at night through forest at speed, lighting efficiency is an issue and it is impair, not to mention
cleaning problems when you have mud in and out on your headlight.
 
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30 years been lucky along with my other colleagues is good enough for me :)
Look at racing bikes, such guards are seldom used.

When you ride at night through forest at speed, lighting efficiency is an issue and it is impair, not to mention
cleaning problems when you have mud in and out on your headlight.
Cool deal!! I guess I’ll start wearing tennis shoes when I ride. After all, after almost 50 years of riding and racing I have never injured my feet.
 

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The headlight guard I use is from Cee Bailey and they have quit the motorcycle business, it’s held in place with 3m dual lock which is basically a heavy duty Velcro , I don’t use the guard a lot because like others have already mentioned it effects vision when riding in the dark and requires extra cleaning.
 
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