Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum

Hi, Welcome to the Silverwing 600 Forum. We ask that you be polite and also introduce yourself on your 1st post. The members are friendly and helpful so just have fun. There is www.maxi-scoots.com site that is geared for all scooters and motorcycles.
 
HomeCalendarGalleryFAQSearchRegisterLog in
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» LED Mirrors
Hand shields from Givi I_icon_minitimeby Lost it Today at 3:08 am

» What did you do to your SW today.
Hand shields from Givi I_icon_minitimeby cotetoi Yesterday at 9:38 pm

» 2012 or 2013
Hand shields from Givi I_icon_minitimeby Mech 1 twa Yesterday at 8:05 pm

» Dr. Pulley 24 or 26 grams?
Hand shields from Givi I_icon_minitimeby Delray Yesterday at 3:07 pm

» New Swing Rider
Hand shields from Givi I_icon_minitimeby Delray Yesterday at 11:35 am

» Fairing separation ?
Hand shields from Givi I_icon_minitimeby Cosmic_Jumper Sat May 18, 2019 7:14 pm

» Coolant change glitch
Hand shields from Givi I_icon_minitimeby cotetoi Sat May 18, 2019 7:00 pm

» Front and Rear Grief !!! Ouch. YSS Shocks ???
Hand shields from Givi I_icon_minitimeby GoonerKev Sat May 18, 2019 9:46 am

» Front Fork
Hand shields from Givi I_icon_minitimeby Lost it Sat May 18, 2019 4:09 am

» Hagon or Yss shocks??
Hand shields from Givi I_icon_minitimeby Lost it Sat May 18, 2019 3:55 am

Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search
free forum
 
Share
 

 Hand shields from Givi

Go down 
AuthorMessage
joebillybobinark
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 79
Location : benton, ar
Points : 858
Registration date : 2017-04-19

Hand shields from Givi Empty
PostSubject: Hand shields from Givi   Hand shields from Givi I_icon_minitimeMon Oct 29, 2018 3:20 pm

My previous Ctx was bought with handguards already installed. They were the cheapo type from China.. I was less than impressed with them after the mirror support bolt let go at 75mph..

Decided to look for something sturdier for my touring swing.

Remembering the brake reserve/mirror mount of the Ctx, I purchased the Givi 1111 labeled for the nc700x.

Only issue I had with the installation was this. The nc700x has a longer handlebar weight vs the swing.. The bolt going thru the weight and into the handlebar was too long.

According to the Givi paperwork, the bolt was M5 80mm. I measured the bolt at Home Depot and it measured more like 65mm. Figuring what I needed to subtract then find a replacement bolt became much too daunting..
Instead I added three nuts to the bolt.. Installed BEFORE the rest of the Givi hardware. The nuts were then painted black using touch up rust oleum paint pen from auto zone. I also applied this to some areas where the paint was scratched (base of brake reservoir and the mirror mounts)
Worked like a charm and I am quite happy with them!
I've ordered a second pair to install on my commuting swing..
Pics are on the silver wing 600 FB page.
Back to top Go down
bikehiker
Touring Scooter Rider
Touring Scooter Rider
bikehiker

Number of posts : 317
Location : New Cumberland PA
Points : 1047
Registration date : 2017-09-07

Hand shields from Givi Empty
PostSubject: Re: Hand shields from Givi   Hand shields from Givi I_icon_minitimeMon Oct 29, 2018 9:04 pm

Good work. Useful info. Now you can extend your riding into colder temps.
Back to top Go down
joebillybobinark
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 79
Location : benton, ar
Points : 858
Registration date : 2017-04-19

Hand shields from Givi Empty
PostSubject: Re: Hand shields from Givi   Hand shields from Givi I_icon_minitimeMon Dec 17, 2018 6:45 am

Update:
Waited to install these on the other swing until I could figure out the proper bolt length.

I used a m6 50mm bolt and it worked like a charm.  Gonna wait for warmer weather to slather some black touch up paint on the ends, in addition to the mirror posts.

I found the longer bolts (see original post) managed to catch the wire from my Gerbings jacket/ gloves.

Both swings now have mirror extenders and Givi handshields.  

The handshields do make a difference while riding in 30 degree weather.  I can use the 12v wired Gerbings gloves without an outer glove.  Easier on the wrists and quicker to don.
Back to top Go down
 
Hand shields from Givi
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» captain of crush hand grippers for sale
» ARM WARS “FEROCITY” Right Hand Day 1 matches germany
» hand injury/ gripper
» [WTB] 2nd hand Fridge
» Second hand Kayaks on Done Deal.ie

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum :: Honda Silver Wing :: Accessories & Modifications-
Jump to: