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R&G release first tail tidy for 2008 Honda Fireblade

By Chris Newbigging -

Parts & accessories

 29 February 2008 14:43

Dumping the ugly rear number plate hanger on the new Honda Fireblade isn’t simple – the long hanger is moulded into the stock tool tray, so it’s not a quick bolt-off.

R&G have been working flat out with one of the first bikes in the UK and are the first to create a replacement tail tidy that tucks the plate and indicators under the tail unit just like Honda’s designers probably intended.

The R&G tail tidy comprises of a complete replacement tool tray/under in unpainted plastic just like the original, but without the long strut to hold the numberplate just behind the rear tyre – the plate and stock indicators are instead mounted tight to the tail unit, just forward of the stock rear light which is retained.

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The kit also accepts aftermarket indicators. It costs £115 and bolts directly in place of the original.

  • R&G have also created a full crash protector kit – aero protectors (£59), fork spindle protectors (£29.99), bar end sliders (£24.99), swingarm bobbins (£24.99), rear spindle sliders (£29.99) and a race-style toe guard (£29.99). A radiator grill is also available for £60. Details: 01420 521100 or www.rg-racing.com