AltRider BMW F800GS Skid Plate
A nightmare to install
Dosen´t fit in the motorcycle, I need to use heavy machinery to blended to fit… so real nightmare.
October 28, 2013
Great value and "Bing Bang" for your buck!
Bought this after reading reviews and specs on other bash plates out there. I thought the others were great, but for the price and overall look of this Alt Rider bash plate for my 13 F800GS, I had to go with it. It was super easy to install...took less than 15 mins. This bash plate saved the components on my bike on several occasions I'm sure of. I here heavy rocks being thrown up for miles. "Bing," "Bang" is what I heard and knew it was doing it's job. It overs the oil filter and cooler as well! No issues or complaints with this product!
October 14, 2013
Couldn't be happier.
Installed the skidplate very easily, have been banging it up now for about three months. I ride off road a lot so it's taken some big hits, still looks fine and no broken parts. If I still had the stock skid plate I would have caused serious damage to the oil filter and headers by now. This skid plate fits around my after market Arrow headers no problem.
September 9, 2013
This is a "must have" for the f800gs
I have taken my f800gs on long 8 hour rallies and 2 day Dual Sport Adventure Weekends (the Berkshire Big Bash in MA, the Seven Mountain in PA). A big bike like the GS can do way more than you think it can, when you push it, but you have to make some changes to stock to protect it. I don;t have alot of money (my ex wife is now loaded) so spent a lot of tim making the decision on what to get. Must-have for offroad: tires (obviously) then bark busters to save the levers on the bars, a set of crash bars to protect the body, and this bash plate. This bash plate is a work of art; every time a stone hit it, it "dings" like a Swiss Cow Bell, and you know you just saved $100 bucks of damage. Off road in the north east is all rock: even fire roads have rocks the front wheel will pick up and "ding" into the engine and exhaust if not protected. Get this bash plate. It is enormous, covers everything, and is bullet proof. Comparing this to the small plastic plate which comes as stock is comparing a crash helmet to a baseball cap. It is easy (and fun) to fit, and it is precision cut and formed. Mine ha seen huge abuse, slamming over rocks, pivoting over logs, through water, the works, and it looks brilliant still.
August 20, 2013
Solid skid plate
I bought this as a last-minute decision before riding part of the Washington BDR. During the ride, I heard constant "klangs" from rocks being thrown up into it - everything from pebbles to baby heads - it took all of them without denting or any noticeable scratches. Because the Alt-Rider plate also provides coverage for the regulator and oil filter, I could only imagine what kind of mess I would have been in if I had just kept the stock plate. You just can't beat these in terms of protection. Easy install, excellent build quality, very happy.
August 19, 2013
Easy to install. Fits perfect. Protects the bike! This is the one to get.
August 6, 2013
This skid plate looks great!
The ALTRIder Skid Plate not only looks great it was really easy to install on my BMW F800GS! It protects the engine and Oil filter from stones and the like.
July 22, 2013
This was a super installation, and based on the the thickness of skid plate you would be hard pressed to damage the bike with this installed. Very solid product. Can't wait to bash some rocks.
July 8, 2013