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I’m in the market for crash bars for my 2019 BMW G 310 GS. I often search out all of the options before making a better informed decision (it drives my wife crazy :laugh:). Thought I’d share my findings in case it would help other riders. Also would like to know from others if I’ve missed anything and where if possibly I could purchase for cheaper – especially for those options that provide the lower engine protection and upper tank protection (my preference). Below is what I have gathered to date on the options. I’m also attempting to post corresponding pictures as well from each manufacturer. i.e. pic 1 Hepco and Becker, pic 2 Wunderlich, and so on so you can have a quick look for comparison. I’m also including best price options from sellers that I was able to find online – there are probably better options out there so please share if you know of any. I live in Canada so where possible I have priced in Canadian dollars and/or US dollars with the perspective of where best to buy if you live in Canada. These prices do not include applicable taxes, shipping and possible duties.

1. Hepco & Becker (Shipped from US)
Combination of Lower Engine Guard and Upper Tank Guard. Good protection and looks like a solid product.
Lower Engine Guard: https://www.hepco-shop.de/meinbike/bmw/g-310-gs-2017/motorschutzbuegel-schwarz-fuer-bmw-g310gs-2017.html
Upper Engine Guard: https://www.hepco-shop.de/meinbike/bmw/g-310-gs-2017/tankschutzbuegel-schwarz-fuer-bmw-g310gs-2017.html
US Options for purchase:
Accessories International: EG = $195.35 USD TG = $191.51 USD
ADVDEPOT: EG = $207.50 USD TG = $203.50 USD

2. Wunderlich Engine Crash Guards and Tank Protection Bar (Shipped from US)
Combination of lower and upper protection. Looks like a solid product but price (holy crap)
Engine Crash Bars: https://www.wunderlich.de/shop/en/wunderlich-engine-crash-bar-40573-002-1.html
Tank Protection Bar: https://www.wunderlich.de/shop/en/wunderlich-tank-crash-bar-g-310-gs-40574-002-1.html
US Options for Purchase:
Wunderlich America: EG = $346.95 USD TG = $396.95 USD

3. Hornig Engine and Fairing Crash Bars (Shipped from Germany)
Combination of lower and upper protection. Looks to be a solid product.
Engine and Fairing Crash Bars: https://www.motorcycleparts-hornig.com/BMW-G-310-GS/Alu-High-grade-Steel/Crashbars-2.html
Engine Crash Bars: $177.39 USD
Fairing Crash Bars: $177.90 USD
I could only find options to purchase directly from Hornig:
https://www.motorcycleparts-hornig.com/BMW-G-310-GS/Alu-High-grade-Steel/Crashbars-2.html

4. Rumbux Crash Bars (Shipped from South Africa)
This guard protects both the engine and tank region. One piece. Comes with integrated skid/bash plate.
https://rumbux.com/product/medium-spec-endurance-protection-bars-2/
Rumbux Crash Bars: $349.00 USD

5. RockFox Crash Bars (Shipped from South Africa but possible US option)
Tank and Engine Guard combined. Looks to be the only one piece to give lower and upper protection in the same bar.
Rockfox Projects - G310 GS
Rockfox Crash Bars: $162.03 USD
US Option: https://www.advmotorrad.com/rockfox
I inquired and they currently don’t have RockFox crash bars for 310 GS but expected to add to their next order.

6. SW-Motech Crash Bars Engine Guards (Shipped within Canada – Free)
Bar protects the lower engine and sides of rad. Seems to be little protection.
https://www.twistedthrottle.ca/sw-motech-crash-bars-engine-guards-for-bmw-g310r-17
Twisted Throttle: $223.95 CAD

7. GIVI TN5126 Crash Bars Engine (Shipped within Canada - Free)
Single bar that provides protection to the engine.
https://www.twistedthrottle.ca/givi-tn5126-crash-bars-engine-guards-for-bmw-g310gs-18
Twisted Throttle: $269.99 CAD

8. R&G Adventure Bar Crash Bars (Shipped within Canada – Free)
Single bar and only seems to protect the lower part of the bike.
https://www.twistedthrottle.ca/r-g-adventure-bars-bmw-g310r
Twisted Throttle: $370.99 CAD

9. Rally Raid (Shipped From UK)
This guard looks solid. Gives good protection and incorporates skid/bash plate.
G310GS Adventure Engine Guard-RRP 827
Adventure Engine Guard: $262.65 USD

10. SSB Motorrad
Couldn’t find their website. Just a link to their FaceBook site. No idea on pricing. They have some really creative and good looking mods for the GS. Painted to match crash bars. Not sure if you can order from them. Check out some of their photos on their FB site.
https://www.facebook.com/ssbmotorrad

And of course there are a million options on EBay and Amazon from China. Prices and pictures look good but not sure of the quality. Anyone have any experience purchasing crash bars this way?
 

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That's awesome. I am loosing sleep over this and also driving people around crazy! Thank you for the research. I'm in Canada as well and I have contacted Rumbux directly but my quote was quite different. All expenses translated from ZAR to cnd $ Would be about $800... which is too bad because so far there are the one I like the most...
So much to choose from its hard to pick..
I will keep looking at all your links
 

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One question: if I decide to lower my bike by 1inch (with the lowering kit) will I still be able to add the bars or am I doomed by doing so? Any idea ?
 

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@Jul310 I can't see how lowering the bike would impact on crash bars. The crash bars and skid plate hug the engine/body - parts which should not be affected when lowering the suspension.

I have the Hepco engine and tank guards and are generally happy with them. Will be adding a SW Motech skid plate in the near future. If I had to redo it all now I would probably go to Rumbux route - all in one and looks seriously strong.
 

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Hi I have the Rumbux crash bars and skidplate, its the most expensive but the protection works from the upper frame and lower bolt so impact will not jar through the engine like other ones, its a solid piece of kit and it still allows you to use centre stand mounting if required (Which I believe some others do not).
It also stands out further at the side to protect bars and plastics if it goes over.
I am very happy and the my BMW dealer said it looks like its part of the bike not an add on.


Hope this helps, I will try to post some pictures up from my phone.
 

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I’m in the market for crash bars for my 2019 BMW G 310 GS. I often search out all of the options before making a better informed decision (it drives my wife crazy :laugh:). Thought I’d share my findings in case it would help other riders. Also would like to know from others if I’ve missed anything and where if possibly I could purchase for cheaper – especially for those options that provide the lower engine protection and upper tank protection (my preference). Below is what I have gathered to date on the options. I’m also attempting to post corresponding pictures as well from each manufacturer. i.e. pic 1 Hepco and Becker, pic 2 Wunderlich, and so on so you can have a quick look for comparison. I’m also including best price options from sellers that I was able to find online – there are probably better options out there so please share if you know of any. I live in Canada so where possible I have priced in Canadian dollars and/or US dollars with the perspective of where best to buy if you live in Canada. These prices do not include applicable taxes, shipping and possible duties.

1. Hepco & Becker (Shipped from US)
Combination of Lower Engine Guard and Upper Tank Guard. Good protection and looks like a solid product.
Lower Engine Guard: https://www.hepco-shop.de/meinbike/bmw/g-310-gs-2017/motorschutzbuegel-schwarz-fuer-bmw-g310gs-2017.html
Upper Engine Guard: https://www.hepco-shop.de/meinbike/bmw/g-310-gs-2017/tankschutzbuegel-schwarz-fuer-bmw-g310gs-2017.html
US Options for purchase:
Accessories International: EG = $195.35 USD TG = $191.51 USD
ADVDEPOT: EG = $207.50 USD TG = $203.50 USD

2. Wunderlich Engine Crash Guards and Tank Protection Bar (Shipped from US)
Combination of lower and upper protection. Looks like a solid product but price (holy crap)
Engine Crash Bars: https://www.wunderlich.de/shop/en/wunderlich-engine-crash-bar-40573-002-1.html
Tank Protection Bar: https://www.wunderlich.de/shop/en/wunderlich-tank-crash-bar-g-310-gs-40574-002-1.html
US Options for Purchase:
Wunderlich America: EG = $346.95 USD TG = $396.95 USD

3. Hornig Engine and Fairing Crash Bars (Shipped from Germany)
Combination of lower and upper protection. Looks to be a solid product.
Engine and Fairing Crash Bars: https://www.motorcycleparts-hornig.com/BMW-G-310-GS/Alu-High-grade-Steel/Crashbars-2.html
Engine Crash Bars: $177.39 USD
Fairing Crash Bars: $177.90 USD
I could only find options to purchase directly from Hornig:
https://www.motorcycleparts-hornig.com/BMW-G-310-GS/Alu-High-grade-Steel/Crashbars-2.html

4. Rumbux Crash Bars (Shipped from South Africa)
This guard protects both the engine and tank region. One piece. Comes with integrated skid/bash plate.
https://rumbux.com/product/medium-spec-endurance-protection-bars-2/
Rumbux Crash Bars: $349.00 USD

5. RockFox Crash Bars (Shipped from South Africa but possible US option)
Tank and Engine Guard combined. Looks to be the only one piece to give lower and upper protection in the same bar.
Rockfox Projects - G310 GS
Rockfox Crash Bars: $162.03 USD
US Option: https://www.advmotorrad.com/rockfox
I inquired and they currently don’t have RockFox crash bars for 310 GS but expected to add to their next order.

6. SW-Motech Crash Bars Engine Guards (Shipped within Canada – Free)
Bar protects the lower engine and sides of rad. Seems to be little protection.
https://www.twistedthrottle.ca/sw-motech-crash-bars-engine-guards-for-bmw-g310r-17
Twisted Throttle: $223.95 CAD

7. GIVI TN5126 Crash Bars Engine (Shipped within Canada - Free)
Single bar that provides protection to the engine.
https://www.twistedthrottle.ca/givi-tn5126-crash-bars-engine-guards-for-bmw-g310gs-18
Twisted Throttle: $269.99 CAD

8. R&G Adventure Bar Crash Bars (Shipped within Canada – Free)
Single bar and only seems to protect the lower part of the bike.
https://www.twistedthrottle.ca/r-g-adventure-bars-bmw-g310r
Twisted Throttle: $370.99 CAD

9. Rally Raid (Shipped From UK)
This guard looks solid. Gives good protection and incorporates skid/bash plate.
G310GS Adventure Engine Guard-RRP 827
Adventure Engine Guard: $262.65 USD

10. SSB Motorrad
Couldn’t find their website. Just a link to their FaceBook site. No idea on pricing. They have some really creative and good looking mods for the GS. Painted to match crash bars. Not sure if you can order from them. Check out some of their photos on their FB site.
https://www.facebook.com/ssbmotorrad

And of course there are a million options on EBay and Amazon from China. Prices and pictures look good but not sure of the quality. Anyone have any experience purchasing crash bars this way?

Good Review:

I just bought the Rally Raid one, three reasons:

1. Incorporates both skid plate and engine bars in one product

2. Costs less (even with shipping) than buying two separate products from a US based shipping supplier for a comparable product

3. It attaches to the frame vs. the engine bottom bolts. This is similar to the touratech one for the F650/700/800 GS which is bolted to the frame.

Drawbacks:

1. You lose ability to have a center stand
2. Not as "pretty" as some of the other options


My .02

CUJO
 

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I’m in the market for crash bars for my 2019 BMW G 310 GS. I often search out all of the options before making a better informed decision (it drives my wife crazy :laugh:). Thought I’d share my findings in case it would help other riders. Also would like to know from others if I’ve missed anything and where if possibly I could purchase for cheaper – especially for those options that provide the lower engine protection and upper tank protection (my preference). Below is what I have gathered to date on the options. I’m also attempting to post corresponding pictures as well from each manufacturer. i.e. pic 1 Hepco and Becker, pic 2 Wunderlich, and so on so you can have a quick look for comparison. I’m also including best price options from sellers that I was able to find online – there are probably better options out there so please share if you know of any. I live in Canada so where possible I have priced in Canadian dollars and/or US dollars with the perspective of where best to buy if you live in Canada. These prices do not include applicable taxes, shipping and possible duties.

1. Hepco & Becker (Shipped from US)
Combination of Lower Engine Guard and Upper Tank Guard. Good protection and looks like a solid product.
Lower Engine Guard: https://www.hepco-shop.de/meinbike/bmw/g-310-gs-2017/motorschutzbuegel-schwarz-fuer-bmw-g310gs-2017.html
Upper Engine Guard: https://www.hepco-shop.de/meinbike/bmw/g-310-gs-2017/tankschutzbuegel-schwarz-fuer-bmw-g310gs-2017.html
US Options for purchase:
Accessories International: EG = $195.35 USD TG = $191.51 USD
ADVDEPOT: EG = $207.50 USD TG = $203.50 USD

2. Wunderlich Engine Crash Guards and Tank Protection Bar (Shipped from US)
Combination of lower and upper protection. Looks like a solid product but price (holy crap)
Engine Crash Bars: https://www.wunderlich.de/shop/en/wunderlich-engine-crash-bar-40573-002-1.html
Tank Protection Bar: https://www.wunderlich.de/shop/en/wunderlich-tank-crash-bar-g-310-gs-40574-002-1.html
US Options for Purchase:
Wunderlich America: EG = $346.95 USD TG = $396.95 USD

3. Hornig Engine and Fairing Crash Bars (Shipped from Germany)
Combination of lower and upper protection. Looks to be a solid product.
Engine and Fairing Crash Bars: https://www.motorcycleparts-hornig.com/BMW-G-310-GS/Alu-High-grade-Steel/Crashbars-2.html
Engine Crash Bars: $177.39 USD
Fairing Crash Bars: $177.90 USD
I could only find options to purchase directly from Hornig:
https://www.motorcycleparts-hornig.com/BMW-G-310-GS/Alu-High-grade-Steel/Crashbars-2.html

4. Rumbux Crash Bars (Shipped from South Africa)
This guard protects both the engine and tank region. One piece. Comes with integrated skid/bash plate.
https://rumbux.com/product/medium-spec-endurance-protection-bars-2/
Rumbux Crash Bars: $349.00 USD

5. RockFox Crash Bars (Shipped from South Africa but possible US option)
Tank and Engine Guard combined. Looks to be the only one piece to give lower and upper protection in the same bar.
Rockfox Projects - G310 GS
Rockfox Crash Bars: $162.03 USD
US Option: https://www.advmotorrad.com/rockfox
I inquired and they currently don’t have RockFox crash bars for 310 GS but expected to add to their next order.

6. SW-Motech Crash Bars Engine Guards (Shipped within Canada – Free)
Bar protects the lower engine and sides of rad. Seems to be little protection.
https://www.twistedthrottle.ca/sw-motech-crash-bars-engine-guards-for-bmw-g310r-17
Twisted Throttle: $223.95 CAD

7. GIVI TN5126 Crash Bars Engine (Shipped within Canada - Free)
Single bar that provides protection to the engine.
https://www.twistedthrottle.ca/givi-tn5126-crash-bars-engine-guards-for-bmw-g310gs-18
Twisted Throttle: $269.99 CAD

8. R&G Adventure Bar Crash Bars (Shipped within Canada – Free)
Single bar and only seems to protect the lower part of the bike.
https://www.twistedthrottle.ca/r-g-adventure-bars-bmw-g310r
Twisted Throttle: $370.99 CAD

9. Rally Raid (Shipped From UK)
This guard looks solid. Gives good protection and incorporates skid/bash plate.
G310GS Adventure Engine Guard-RRP 827
Adventure Engine Guard: $262.65 USD

10. SSB Motorrad
Couldn’t find their website. Just a link to their FaceBook site. No idea on pricing. They have some really creative and good looking mods for the GS. Painted to match crash bars. Not sure if you can order from them. Check out some of their photos on their FB site.
https://www.facebook.com/ssbmotorrad

And of course there are a million options on EBay and Amazon from China. Prices and pictures look good but not sure of the quality. Anyone have any experience purchasing crash bars this way?
I bought the Rumbux and LOVE LOVE LOVE it. Excellent fit and finish, comes in black. The bars are very sturdy, the upper attaches to the same holes as the radiator guard (can also use same bolts, I bought R & G radiator guard in black). Everything fit perfectly and looks just awesome! Use locktite 242 blue when installing. Be aware the lower bash plate does not allow use of SW Motech center stand - you have to make do with just the kickstand. Kind of pricey, I paid $575 USD in June 2018, they didn't arrive until late August. Got them from Eric Vaillancourt, Eval Innovations. Google him. It will list Utah as address, he has since moved but phone should be the same. Message me if you want his email. I would suggest calling the number first. He imports a bunch of them directly from Rumbux and pre-sells. He uses his own customs clearing and then re-packages in the US for shipment via UPS to you. Slow, but worked just fine. I had mine installed by BMW of Denver along with my other farklle. Everyone there loved the look and were very impressed with the fit, finish and quality.
That has to tell you something! I also got SW Motech stone guard for headlight, R & G radiator protection, R & G kickstand extender, also ROX handlebar extenders 2" (no problems with cable length), and switched to Mitas E07 Dakar tires and now I can ride completely confidently and safer on dirt. They are 50/50 and still are quite nice even on the road. I use a soft bag on the rear, from Mosko Moto, called the Scout 25 and it works great for me.
My wife bought me the Rally-Raid Products windscreen (clear), which I will install in a day or two and use during the winter.
That's my set up, and I love it! Russ
 

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it is not that easy to order the Rembux crash bars, so I decided to get Hepco bars. the Rembux guys just do not respond at all! It is not that we need any bars on this bike, but I just ordered them for the look :)
 

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I have crash tested my lower Hepco & Becker 🤔 now for what it's worth I like the crash bars that no NOT connect to the engine, so I think the only option is Rally Raid but I have not fully investigated all the options. I would also like to see replaceable skid blocks on the impact areas so you can simple replace the blocks and not the whole crashbar, as you will see in the photo, I now have a flat on the corner. I had no upper protection and the cheek panel was damaged, but I managed to sand out the damage and it looks not too shabby.
 

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I have crash tested my lower Hepco & Becker 🤔 now for what it's worth I like the crash bars that no NOT connect to the engine, so I think the only option is Rally Raid but I have not fully investigated all the options. I would also like to see replaceable skid blocks on the impact areas so you can simple replace the blocks and not the whole crashbar, as you will see in the photo, I now have a flat on the corner. I had no upper protection and the cheek panel was damaged, but I managed to sand out the damage and it looks not too shabby.
there are protectors for crash bars: https://shop.motousher.com/collections/bmw-310gs/products/crash-bar-slide-pad-pair-25mm-black

but it is a funny idea to protect the crash protectors :)

you can just paint it over. an adventure bike should look a bit rugged...

are you sure that Hepco bars attach to the engine? I would think that these guys have figured it out. when there were complains from Tiger 800 about engine being damaged upon the crash, Hepco changed the system and now just attaches to the frame.
 

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them protectors just what I was meaning, saves the metal... Yes I have painted over the flat....
I agree ADV should look a little used...
I will check where the lower crash bars mounts, but I was under the impression that there is NO frame under the engine...I have not removed the plastic belly pan yet.
I think the Rally Raid mounts to the area where the optional centre stand would mount.
 

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them protectors just what I was meaning, saves the metal... Yes I have painted over the flat....
I agree ADV should look a little used...
I will check where the lower crash bars mounts, but I was under the impression that there is NO frame under the engine...I have not removed the plastic belly pan yet.
I think the Rally Raid mounts to the area where the optional centre stand would mount.
you could order these plastic protectors from WUNDERLICH. i am personally planning not-to-fall :) With couple of my other bikes which have crash bars, I dropped them only when parking because they are very heavy. in such case the bars got scratched only a bit, so I just sprayed them with black paint.

I checked the instructions of Hepco bars, and it appears that both the engine and tank guards attach only to the frame, not to the engine.
 

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Hi. Thanks for the research. First does the rumbux fit the 2019? Second, Any limitations in turning due to interference?
 
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