Originally Posted by Poly
i think it looks great, but I'd be just as worried (if not more) about it getting damaged as the gel - afterall scruffy carbon isn't quite as "sexy".
As a cosmetic feature I like it. For a "bash guard", I'd maybe have used some rubber - like you might expect of "commercial" boats that are driven at things.
In my drinking days, there was a rather plain looking young bird who worked behind the bar at a well known Falmouth night club. One of our lot nicknamed her 'Bowfender'. Mrs M gives me a right dirty look when I spot the girl in town these days and utter, 'Oh look, it's Bowfender'.