I dropped my bike this morning and wasnt hurt at all. Thanks to these sliders I saved almost my entire cowling plus my leg. I consider that a successful disadvantage. I would definitely recommend these sliders.
Sato Racing is a boutique manufacturer of unique specialty parts for sport bikes, with an emphasis on track-developed parts designed for race bikes, such as lightweight Rear Sets, Delrin-based Frame and Axle Sliders, and carbon fiber engine covers and structural parts, all designed and manufactured at their state-of-the-art production facility in Osaka, Japan. The in-house design and limited production scale helps give Sato Racing's parts a high-quality handcrafted feel, and allows them the flexibility to develop parts for relatively rare bike models that larger aftermarket parts makers tend to overlook.