Black Dog Ultimate Skid Plate for KTM 1190/1290 AdventureBlack Dog Cycle Works (BDCW) – an Idaho-based manufacturer of big Adventure bike accessories – has released the Ultimate Skid Plate for the KTM 1190 and 1290 Adventure motorcycles.The Black Dog Ultimate Skid Plate features a patented side stand relocation bracket – Black Dog is the only manufacturer to remove the side stand from the engine case in order to avoid catastrophic damage to the case itself.
“Our approach to the skid plate market is to analyze the vulnerabilities of bikes and address these issues with our designs. Time after time we’ve proven this with the strongest plates on the market. This is why expert riders love our skid plates and everyone else needs them,” says Kurt Forgét of BDCW.Black Dog Ultimate Skid Plate for KTM 1190/1290 Adventure:
- The most engine coverage you can get: This plate fully protects the clutch, ignition cover, header pipes and catalytic converter.
- Integrated side stand relocator doubles the protection: BDCW has relocated the side stand from the engine case with a PATENTED relocation bracket, eliminating the risk of a broken engine case from an impact to the side stand.
- More heft-5mm of thick aluminum: The optimal weight to protect, perform, and last. In fact, this plate could outlive your bike.
- Smooth bottom for clearing obstacles: No holes to facilitate spills or hang ups on rocks or branches. Glides over most obstacles without bolts, rivets, or “sliders” to snag or break off.
- Compatible with stock center stand: Eliminates the need for an extra center stand bash plate. No need to purchase exhaust header guards: This skid plate doesn’t need backup support-it does the job on its own.
- Unique “Shok-Blok” protection: Additional rubber bumper acts as a shock absorber against large impacts.
- Easy Installation: All necessary hardware provided.
- Quick change artist: Remove just 4 bolts for an oil change!
- Powder AND clear coated: Looks great and takes the punishment that anodized finishes can’t.
- Made in the U.S. -Tested and trusted worldwide!!
- MSRP: $525-$560
- KTM 1190 Adventure Standard – 2013+
- KTM 1190 Adventure R – 2014+
- KTM 1290 Super Adventure – 2015+