Hmf hi-mounts





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I don't have the HMF high mounts, but on my last bike I can tell you, if you get carbon fiber cans it made a real differance in the heat. because cabon fiber dosn't conduct heat like metal, it lets most of the heat exit out the tail pipes.
 
#3
Carbon Fiber is the way to go. I've pushed the Busa in Texas heat, done 400 miles in a day and sat in stop-n-go traffic and have had no problems. And as you can see, these things are body hugging.
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#5
Wardsweb thanks for the input. Though i hadn't thought about carbon fiber i think that will be the way i go. My concern was that the passenger's legs might get too warm with the high mounts. Have your passengers commented on the way the pipes feel when they are riding?
 
#7
My wife is the only person to ever ride on the back and she does that very little. One because it's not why I bought a Busa and two because she isn't an adrenaline junky. So given that, she has had no complaints about heat. Her big thing is she wants me to comeup with a belt with handles so she can hold on.
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#10
Re: The belt with handles, we have had something like this in the UK for a few years now, brilliant for the other half, no complaints about hanging on etc.....still moans like the devil about my speed though...but what the hell
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Would advise anybody who takes pillions to get one.

It was called the pillion pal in the UK. Still going strong after several years and many thousand miles.
 

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#11
Nice pix, I like the pipes i have carbon fiber for the same reason however my Yosh aren't that high. Buddy belt is a good bet.
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