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Kidney Belts for long distance trips.

Discussion in 'Riding Gear and Bike Accessories/Parts' at netrider.net.au started by p53, Jan 26, 2009.

  1. I have heard that kidney belts can increase your comfort on long distance motorbike trips (roadtrips), I not quite sure how they help, I suppose them might stop the vibrations or keep your back straighter. Does anyone have any experience with them? And do you recommend them for long trips?


     
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  2. check out some of the better back protectors around the market.
    i have a dainese Wave v2 or something, cost me about $220, it keeps me warm when its cooler, it protects my back, and part of the straps include a kidney belt. its comfy as anything :grin:
     
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  3. Used to be quite a common thing back in the 80s. Gives you a little more support.

    I assume these days bikes don't have quite the reach to the bars that they used to (think Katana).

    Maybe it's just because men don't like to talk about their girdle.
     
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  4. +1. Back protector will do the same as a kidney belt, plus more.
     
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  5. You don't have the level of vibration these days which was a good reason for wearing a kidney belt. (Along with better suspension) :LOL:
     
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