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MXA TEAM TESTED: LIGHTSPEED CARBON FIBER KX450F GLIDE PLATE

WHAT IS IT? Although manufactured by LightSpeed, the motocross world’s premier carbon fiber supplier, the complete carbon fiber skid plate and case guard were designed by the Pro Circuit race team. It was used on Pro Circuit’s  KX450F in the 2012 Supercross and AMA National Championships. WHAT’S IT COST? $199.95. CONTACT? www.lightspeedcarbon.com or (714) 990-5767. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out on the LightSpeed KX450F glide plate system. (1) Fit. We removed the stock glid…

MXA TEAM TESTED: TM DESIGNWORKS FRAME COVERAGE SKID PLATE

WHAT IS IT? It’s a brand-new plastic skid plate from the company famous for making the world’s most durable chain guides. WHAT’S IT COST? $64.95. CONTACT? (541) 772-4161 or www.tmdesignworks.com . WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with TM Designworks frame coverage skid plate. (1) Construction. TM Designworks? plastic skid plate is not molded; instead, it is hand-layered and formed to shape. Using forming instead of molding allows for more strength, fewer air pockets and much tight…

MXA TEAM TESTED: CYCRA YZ450F SPEED ARMOR SKID PLATE

WHAT IS IT? The Speed Armor skid plate is a low-cost, injection-molded, plastic skid plate for riders who want a simpler and cheaper skid plate. WHAT’S IT COST? $42.95 (skid plate), $12.95 (12 extra zip-ties). CONTACT? www.cycraracing.com or (740) 929-0188. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with Cycra’s Speed Armor skid plate. (1) Function. Different bikes come with varying levels of center/side-case coverage. The Cycra Speed Armor protects the frame cradle and provides full-length…