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    Safe to run without Handlebar Cover

    Hey guys I have a 2005 FXHO and am wondering if it's safe (for the ski) to leave the handlebar cover off and have the exposed metal handlebar left. Obviously the metal bracket holding it on needs a pad or something over it so I don't split my head open...lol. But since my ski sits outside most of the summer, it is heavily rained on many times, so I don't want water getting into the ski through the opening or rusting out the bracket.

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    ,,,
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    What is your reason for this? Broken cover or you prefer the look? Those parts are aluminum so they will not rust but you need to put a crossbar pad on it because one wrong move and you will smash your face on that bar and cause some serious damage to yourself.

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    Thanks guys! I just prefer the look of it... We have three of the exact same skis so I have to stand out lol. I'll defiantly get a cross bar for safety... just didn't want to hurt the ski!

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    Don't ride the ski without the pad unless you really want new teeth and a nosejob.

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    check the price of a single dental implant and decide

    I'll save you the trouble

    about 7-10 grand

    get the stuff in place to protect your face ( and other important body parts)

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