We have use the same fiber-reinforced ABS plastic of 390 Duke and we have made a brand new bracket and made it 1 inch longer.
Protection of the swing arm and shock has fallen victim to the design red pencil. The effect is that water and dirt can freely penetrate into the works, with consequences that are costly and time-intensive to repair.
This Tyre Hugger protects the shock, which is severely enough tested in use anyway, along with shock mounts, swing arm, collector pipes and rear of the gearbox. The amount of water whipped up onto the pillion passenger’s feet/lower legs is permanently.