The Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200 is quickly becoming an industry leading adventure bike with new features to offer a fun ride that doesn't have to end when the pavement does. The AltRider design team spent the time to create a strong design while making it easy to install on this 1215cc bike.
The design of the AltRider crash bars utilizes a 1.25 inch stainless steel tubing to fit the proportion of this large ADV bike (0.25 inches thicker than our usual crash bars). While it may look like a simple design, the AltRider design gives comprehensive protection to the clutch, starter, starter clutch assembly, and the stator. Additionally, the bars are designed to hold the bike up and prevent damage to the upper fairings, blinkers shift and brake levers.
In order to successfully provide the best protection, the bars need to be mounted with strong flanges at the most critical structural locations. The AltRider design is the only bar that mounts between the kickstand mount and frame (one of the strongest locations on most motorcycles). The bar mount creates a sandwich on a 4 inch bracket that is 3/16 thick creating a very strong design. The right side strength is achieved using the signature AltRider tube mount that integrates into the frame allowing the energy to distribute into the frame instead of the shaft of the mounting bolt (commonly found when using cheap manufacturing methods).
The last point of the design for the crash bars are the nice billet anodized aluminum caps providing a 4.75 inch hidden stash box that will keep your belongings waterproof. The top 2 caps are sealed with o-rings to provide a seamless seal while looking aesthetically pleasing.
- 100% designed and made in USA
- 1 Ľ inch in diameter stainless steel bars
- 30-45 minute easy installation with instructions in English
- Available for 2012, 2013 models
- The kit includes Loctite, high quality fasteners, T 40 and T 55 drivers
- Available in shot peen satin or powdercoat black
AltRider Crash Bars for Triumph Explorer 1200 is available in the following colour options:
AltRider is a Seattle-based company manufacturing 100% American-made accessories and gear for adventure touring motorcycles. We offer premium protection parts for the adventure bikes from BMW, Ducati, Honda, Kawasaki, KTM, Triumph and Yamaha. We also offer waterproof adventure luggage through the AltRider Hemisphere soft luggage line. Being riders ourselves, the AltRider team expects performance and value from the products they use. Great care goes into every step of the AltRider creation process, from the initial concept to the finished piece. Each AltRider protection part functions well, looks good on your bike, and can truly stand up to brutal riding conditions.
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