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Yup. Escort vehicle led cars in front through newly graded wet metal after the water truck...
Oh man that crap dries like concrete, as I'm sure you're going to figure out... The worst mess I had on a road trip was having to ride freshly laid asphalt in the Nevada desert that crap melted to the tires and flung all over the dam place! had to scrape it off the tires with a putty knife!
 

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About a month ago I had to ride past a burst water main in Madrid City. I actually followed out the van of guys who'd shut it down.

The road was covered in what looked like sand for maybe 20 feet but left a spray mark much like that on Essie's steed. Surprised me how dirty and how fast the KTM was affected. I normally eschew jet-washing, but it was the only way to get the Shock clean.

I am going to look for Fender-extenders, I think.
 

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Ooh that could be a good help.
For what it's worth - the PUIG seem to have EXACTLY the same instructions as the Pyramid Plastics versions.
PUIG confirm that their versions for the 790/890 Duke are the plastic rivet type.
Personally I would use M4 bolts from inside to out.
After reading/watching the videos - it's better to remove the OEM parts in order to add the extenders.
 

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For what it's worth - the PUIG seem to have EXACTLY the same instructions as the Pyramid Plastics versions.
PUIG confirm that their versions for the 790/890 Duke are the plastic rivet type.
Personally I would use M4 bolts from inside to out.
After reading/watching the videos - it's better to remove the OEM parts in order to add the extenders.
I went with the Puig up front. Don't need one on the back as I stayed with the stock rear fender setup.

I was wondering about the plastic push rivets too but fear not, they are super easy to install and work great. I did the install about 2000 miles ago and everything is just as tight as day one.

The extension helps keep crap out of the radiator and the front of the engine.

Check out the tiny chicken strip up front. You won't see any on the back tire. Not bad for a guy that's almost 70 huh?

Just poking some fun. Cheers mates.

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I also used the riveting method on my front extender but a used the tape as well. Last time I checked is still there.
Bottoms Up!
 

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I think I would also go with the rear, given my bike also is stock back there. The fact that the tail light was so well coated is enough for me to want to try and avoid that happening again. The stretch of muddy road was probably about 500 metres, so it didn't take much at all.
 

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I went with the Puig up front. Don't need one on the back as I stayed with the stock rear fender setup.
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Neat job. tbh that looks better in real life than the Puig photos.
I would do the rear as well. Even with the full OEM guard - the rear shock linkage etc takes a beating.

Oh - and my my chicken strip is bigger than yours - so there! :p - Erm Oh wait, that's not right is it!

@Essie I think to stop the rear light getting messed it - you need to
1) fill the gap twixt plate and light
2) Add about 2" of something below the plate in the middle. Our Plates are bigger than yours and I get no muck on the light at all.
 

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I think I would also go with the rear, given my bike also is stock back there. The fact that the tail light was so well coated is enough for me to want to try and avoid that happening again. The stretch of muddy road was probably about 500 metres, so it didn't take much at all.
the rear hugger extender will help keep shock clean not tail light. Pyramid plastics makes some 鈥渄uck tails鈥 that attach below the license plate that would help With the taillight. From a safety standpoint the tail light not being visible is concerning from a service standpoint keeping all that crud from the shock seal is importanter!! Haha 馃槀
 
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