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10 Affordable Farkles for Under $40

Upgrade your ride without downgrading your dough.

Published on 01.10.2015

4. Tusk Chub 1 -1/8″ Tapered Handlebars ($39.99)

Tusk 1-1/8" tapered handlebars; bargain farkles

Dimensions: 1-1/8″ diameter
Materials: 7075 T-6 Aluminum with a shot-peened anodized finish
Colors: Black and Silver

If you’re one of the tens of thousands of adventurous motorcyclists who pioneer trails and take chances for sake of adventure – or if you’re a little clumsy like some of us, then you’re aware that at some point you’re going to take a spill… or tip over. Chances are you and your bike will survive your first crash unscathed. Over the next hundred or so times, you’re likely to tweak your handlebars.


A new set of 1-1/8″ diameter tapered handlebars can help prevent an awkward ride home — one side bent in toward the gas tank, or worse, a ride home on the back of a truck. Made of lightweight aluminum and tough as nails, the Tusk Chub 1-1/8″ tapered handlebars have been compared in performance to Pro Taper’s, and are half the price! They come in four different bends and two colors to suit your motorcycle’s unique personality and function. They’re stronger than (stock) steel and give your bike a more aggressive appearance, making this a killer addition to your ADV package!

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Author: Kyra Sacdalan

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12 thoughts on “10 Affordable Farkles for Under $40

  1. This is not a simple bolt on item (Tusk 1 1/8″ handlebar). Even the photo shows you need something like the Roxx bar risers to make it bit as the stock mount is for 7/8″ bars. This fact was not mentioned in the article.

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  3. How did you put the bar ends back in that klr? Just did this mod on m y 2014 klr but don’t know how to put the bar ends back

  4. Coleman saddle pad is barely a half inch thick and pretty useless. I gave mine away for free after a 600 mile ride in which mine did ZIP ZILCH NADA for comfort. In fact, I rode through rain and it made my behind and inner thighs feel about 1000x’s worse than if I didn’t have it.

    • Everyone’s different, I guess: I’ve heard a few different guys praise the Coleman as a cheap, yet useful add-on that gave them some saddle relief.

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