Do you need bar end weights?

Some motorcycles do not come with bar ends, so if you’re coming off a bike that does have them, you might feel a little naked. Bar ends serve the simple purpose of protection. If your handlebars are wide enough and/or your bike is narrow enough, then your handlebars are susceptible to some damage in a fall.

Yes they do work. Simply put, mass dampens the vibration. Different length and stiffness bars will change the vibration also.

Also, are bar ends worth? Every flat-bar bike needs bar ends because every rider can benefit from having more than one hand position. If you ride for any extended length of time your hands, wrists, arms, shoulders, and back will thank you. Definitely worth it for commuting with a flat bar.

Also Know, what are handlebar end weights for?

Those two things at the end of your handlebars are nothing but Bar End Weights or weight balancers (yes, they are heavyish). What they actually do is that they make sure the bike’s handlebar does not vibrate due to the resonance that occurs right from the moment when the engine of motorbike starts.

Are bar ends really necessary?

Bar ends serve the simple purpose of protection. If your handlebars are wide enough and/or your bike is narrow enough, then your handlebars are susceptible to some damage in a fall. In such a case, the bar ends will take the hit in place of other parts that might be more expensive to replace.

What are bar end sliders?

Bar End Sliders. Motorcycle bar end sliders are designed to replace the OEM handlebar end weights on your bike and protect your handgrips from damage. Typically including a removable puck, these protective guards are completely replaceable in the event of a drop or slide.

Why do you need bar end plugs?

The plugs that stop-up the open ends of the bars are called bar-end plugs and are installed to prevent serious injury in the case of a fall. Open-ended handlebars can puncture the abdomen in a crash, with deadly results. Accordingly, we require all bar ends to be solidly plugged.