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This month is about bike protection. Bike protection can go from bare bones to extreme where ever part has a guard of some sort. I'm what I consider middle of the road and use guards that I feel protect parts that I feel with no protection could be damage and wreak a fun trail ride or cause a DNF at a race.
The majority of items that I use are from Enduro Engineering. I've used their products for years and they offer great protection and are very high quality. While I only use a subset of the protection they offer I recommend looking at all their items to see what you feel would protect your bike the best.
Enduro Engineering offers two types of Skid Plates: Standard and Extreme I personal run the standard skid plates since I primarily trail ride and race enduros. If I were to trail ride in more rocky terrain or compete in Hard Enduro I would go with the Extreme version.
Standard Skid Plate Extreme Skid Plate
Enduro Engineering offers a linkage guard for many brands. The guard bolts right up to their skid plates and not only helps protect the linkage but helps slid over logs.
Again Enduro Engineering offers two types of radiator protection. Their braces are more like cages that surround the radiator. This is what I run since I feel they offer full protection from fall overs or hits from the front. If you pair the braces with their standard guard like i do you have full radiator protection. The braces also offer pre-drilled holes for fan mounting and for certain brands you can use rubber straps to hold the shroud on instead of the factory bolts. This is nice since it's cheaper to break the rubber strap then breaking the shroud off.
The also offer Billet radiator guards that replace the stock plastic guards and offer full frontal and side protection.
Braces and Guards
If you have a hydraulic clutch then you need a cylinder guard. On many of the bikes the clutch cylinder is located next to the countershaft sprocket. Having the EE guard add protection in case a chain derails or a rock gets sucked in the chain. Instead of breaking the clutch cylinder the guard will take the hit.
The Enduro Engineering read disc guards protects the rotor where it hangs down below the swingarm. This will help keep the rotor from getting bent by a rock, in a rut, etc.