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Re: What's the best Hugger to buy
« Reply #10 on: August 12, 2017, 09:53:58 AM »
That's just awful...

The sort of thing BMW use..

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Re: What's the best Hugger to buy
« Reply #11 on: August 12, 2017, 10:11:45 AM »
It reminds me of the vintage bike swing down centre stand.
Does nothing for the looks of a modern bike.
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Re: What's the best Hugger to buy
« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2017, 11:53:51 AM »
I can't believe anyone would hang that thing on the back of a Tiger
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Re: What's the best Hugger to buy
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2017, 12:05:36 PM »
Pyramids ok for road use, keeps most stuff off the shock, or just use a rubber or plastic guard infront of the shock,, shock socks tend to hold damp and grit inside unless very regularly taken off and cleaned, not good imo

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Re: What's the best Hugger to buy
« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2017, 10:54:28 PM »
Me and two mates bought a pyramid each and every one shattered around the chainguard fixing points and we had to repair 'em. Disappointed really in the quality as they seem brittle but certainly do the job on the 800 roadie.
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Re: What's the best Hugger to buy
« Reply #15 on: August 13, 2017, 03:16:56 PM »
Red Fox, works for me...

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Re: What's the best Hugger to buy
« Reply #16 on: August 13, 2017, 03:44:07 PM »
*Originally Posted by Bikertone7 [+]
Me and two mates bought a pyramid each and every one shattered around the chainguard fixing points and we had to repair 'em. Disappointed really in the quality as they seem brittle but certainly do the job on the 800 roadie.

My Pyramid hugger has been fine, been on for four years without issue, no cracking, no fouling pannier racks
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Re: What's the best Hugger to buy
« Reply #17 on: August 13, 2017, 04:21:47 PM »
I have had no issues with my Pyramid hugger either. It's the carbon fibre version and weighs very little. Stupidly expensive though!

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Re: What's the best Hugger to buy
« Reply #18 on: August 13, 2017, 07:22:34 PM »
*Originally Posted by Bikertone7 [+]
Me and two mates bought a pyramid each and every one shattered around the chainguard fixing points and we had to repair 'em. Disappointed really in the quality as they seem brittle but certainly do the job on the 800 roadie.
I had that happen to mine outside of warranty  got in touch with with pirymid and they replaced it FOC. The new one had reinforced holes. Not had a problem  since. that was four years ago so pyrmid get my vote
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