Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Staffordshire UK
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It shouldn't really break at the top bolt.
Sorry if you already know this but - Top is to be tightened first so that the joint faces meet and there is no stress there. The lower bolt is tightened last to leave a gap between the faces.
I never tighten mine too tight so that if the bike is dropped the whole thing can spin round limiting chance of breakage.
Have seen quite a few on ebay - used.
Blue Naked 2015 ABS model. PCV, Nitron Ntr-1 shock, MRA screen(modified) Puig crash bungs, HEL lines and EBC-HH pads, job done. (Riding since 1959.)