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post #1 of 35 (permalink) Old 02-28-2011, 09:38 AM Thread Starter
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Highway Bar Recommendations?

Can anyone recommend a quality set of highway bars for a 900 Classic? Not wanting anything to bulky or pricey. Something that will "match" the classic look of the bike.
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I like my Cobra Freeway bar... looks sharp on the bike and fits the classic design. Of course, you can always go with the Kawasaki OEM highway bars if you want something guaranteed to fit the style of the bike.

Highway bars MAY protect your engine in a laydown, but any manufacturer will disclaim that. Instead, highway bars are really made as a place to mount highway pegs. So you should be thinking about the pegs you want when you think about the bar.

Also, to take care of both... Lindby makes a multibar that is a highway bar with a footrest built right into the design. Lots of 900 owners on the forum have them and they look sharp!

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another vote for the cobra. I have one on my custom and my brother has one on his classic.

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+1 on the Cobra. It just looks natural on the bike. Got mine on Ebay for $167.50 with free shipping!

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I have the Cobra. See pics. Oh yeah, they work well to. I mean the keeping the bike off the ground part. Had an unfortunate situation involving the back of a Chevy truck and some blacktop over a year ago now. And the bars held up well. Actually sold them to a guy wanting to powder coat them so he didn't mind a few scuffs.
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Cobra, they look good, are a good price and they fit w/easy installation.

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Thanks for the feedback everyone! You people rock!
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post #10 of 35 (permalink) Old 02-28-2011, 03:19 PM
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Here's the OEM.

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