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Anybody have advice on tank pads for this bike? I'm a n00b and don't know what'll fit

Anybody have advice on tank pads for this bike? I'm a n00b and don't know what'll fit
 

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I ordered a sweet carbon fiber tank pad for my bike ill upload a pic as soon as i get it and no worries I'm also a noob this is my first bike :)

I ordered a sweet carbon fiber tank pad for my bike ill upload a pic as soon as i get it and no worries I'm also a noob this is my first bike :)
 
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If you can't decide on a color, there are clear versions. I have one on my white Yamaha FZ1. If you look closely at the 1st pic, you can see it. Obviously I like the fact that it doesn't obstruct my red stripe.
The second pic, you can see the cool


If you can't decide on a color, there are clear versions. I have one on my white Yamaha FZ1. If you look closely at the 1st pic, you can see it. Obviously I like the fact that it doesn't obstruct my red stripe.
The second pic, you can see the cool graphic example on my yellow/black Honda CBR1000RR.
Brand names such as PROGRIP, and motografix are popular.

 
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I am waiting for one of these..

[url]http://www.thetankslapper.com/[/url]

Had them in the past and they are next to invisible.


I am waiting for one of these..

http://www.thetankslapper.com/

Had them in the past and they are next to invisible.
 
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I used a Progrip tank pad, but because the 125 has those grooves in the tank I tried to follow the lines and ended up putting it too high... Might peel it off, but it's just for looks anyway, I sit far enough back on the seat that I never really come

I used a Progrip tank pad, but because the 125 has those grooves in the tank I tried to follow the lines and ended up putting it too high... Might peel it off, but it's just for looks anyway, I sit far enough back on the seat that I never really come in contact with the tank.

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Just put my Tank Pad on:

Just put my Tank Pad on:
 
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[QUOTE="Ninja125, post: 651"]Just put my Tank Pad on:[/quote]

That looks sick!!!! Nice choice!


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Just put my Tank Pad on:
That looks sick!!!! Nice choice!


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How well are those stick on tank pads sticking with the grooves in the tank?

How well are those stick on tank pads sticking with the grooves in the tank?
 
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The one above was great it has a gel like feel that molds to the curves. All you have to do is heat it up with a hair dryer and press on!


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The one above was great it has a gel like feel that molds to the curves. All you have to do is heat it up with a hair dryer and press on!


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looking good. where you guys getting your pads from?

looking good. where you guys getting your pads from?
 
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I got mine from Immortal Graphix.


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I got mine from Immortal Graphix.


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[QUOTE="cbzdel, post: 535"]I am waiting for one of these..

[URL]http://www.thetankslapper.com/[/URL]

Had them in the past and they are next to invisible.[/quote]

Thanks! This is exactly what I have been looking for. I just had my 916 completely paint co


I am waiting for one of these..

http://www.thetankslapper.com/

Had them in the past and they are next to invisible.
Thanks! This is exactly what I have been looking for. I just had my 916 completely paint corrected, so this will help keep it that way.

Hopefully they will have a kit for the 125 soon. It looks like they do a pretty good job of keeping up with new models, so it probably won't be too long.
 
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I'm gunna give the ProGrip 5005 a try. CF should look good over white, and it was on sale at motorcyclesuperstore, $20. I've seen these things positioned all up and down the tank; generally, how close should the base of the pad be to where the front

I'm gunna give the ProGrip 5005 a try. CF should look good over white, and it was on sale at motorcyclesuperstore, $20. I've seen these things positioned all up and down the tank; generally, how close should the base of the pad be to where the front of the seat meets the tank? Since the riding position is so vertical on these bikes, I would assume that the nearer the seat, the better.
 
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post of pic of the ProGrip 5005 once its installed

post of pic of the ProGrip 5005 once its installed
 

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This is my tank pad looks pretty sweet sorry for the bad angle but I just couldn't wait to ride :p

Ps- got it on eBay


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This is my tank pad looks pretty sweet sorry for the bad angle but I just couldn't wait to ride :p

Ps- got it on eBay


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Progrip Carbon tank pad

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Progrip Carbon tank pad




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Both of those are sick. Love the white accent on the first one, but the carbon looks great too.

Both of those are sick. Love the white accent on the first one, but the carbon looks great too.
 
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[QUOTE="Wzvish, post: 873, member: 26"]This is my tank pad looks pretty sweet sorry for the bad angle but I just couldn't wait to ride :P

Ps- got it on eBay


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Looks like it designed for the bike! got a link, I might pick one u


This is my tank pad looks pretty sweet sorry for the bad angle but I just couldn't wait to ride :p

Ps- got it on eBay


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Looks like it designed for the bike! got a link, I might pick one up??
 
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I just checked motografix site. They have several examples for Kawasaki.
[url]http://officialmotografix.com/epages/eshop288545.mobile/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/eshop288545/Products/TK006B[/url]

[url]http://officialmotografix.com/epages/eshop288545


I just checked motografix site. They have several examples for Honda.
http://officialmotografix.com/epage...ObjectPath=/Shops/eshop288545/Products/TK006B

http://officialmotografix.com/epage...ObjectPath=/Shops/eshop288545/Products/TK006G

A better shot of my motografix brand pad.
 
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Just ordered my tank pad =D

[url]http://www.surfsidemoto.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=SSM&Product_Code=SPT07010470#.UHdof8XyqSo[/url]

Bought a tank bag while was at it.
[url]http://www.surfsidemoto.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&St


Just ordered my tank pad =D

http://www.surfsidemoto.com/mm5/mer...ode=SSM&Product_Code=SPT07010470#.UHdof8XyqSo

Bought a tank bag while was at it.
http://www.surfsidemoto.com/mm5/mer...M&Product_Code=ICOPRIMER35020025#.UHdopcXyqSo

Not expensive, should meet my needs, holding my wallet and stuff haha
I'll take pics once their installed!
 
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