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PostPosted: April 21st, 2014, 3:24 pm 
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I'm looking for hard case for my 1987 Transalp ? What's a good choice ?

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PostPosted: April 22nd, 2014, 8:15 am 
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GIVI make good gear as long as you're prepared to pay. I made my own frame and use soft panniers, and am happy with them. I'm on my second set of soft bags as they wear on the road with spirited riding.

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Fully loaded the soft bags distort a bit and hang a bit lower than the frames and the outside leading corners of the bags can rub on the road in winding sealed road conditions, but they don't get dents or cracks and on the trip below I fell many times due to an as yet undiagnosed arm infection causing me to have trouble controlling the bike, and all the bags got was dusty.
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PostPosted: April 25th, 2014, 7:05 am 
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I have a small Givi case on my 87 Transalp. Mount plate bolts right on to the stock carrier with no problem. A little bit on the small size but fits the bike well. Also installing a set of E21 Givi hard bags if the supplier will ever get me the last 2 pieces I need. Should be a good combination . Rande


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PostPosted: June 3rd, 2014, 8:57 am 
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I've since fitted a cheap 51 litre top box that I bought off an Australian site for about AU$65:

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It does the job and holds lots of stuff, though admittedly I did have to drill holes in the OEM rear carrier to mount the base plate. The only problem with using it is that my Transalp is currently off the road while the rear tappet cover gets some repairs done.

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PostPosted: September 1st, 2014, 2:48 pm 
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Thanks I finally buy and installed Tusk Alu box with a Happy trail rack on it.


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PostPosted: September 15th, 2014, 7:35 am 
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Crikey mate those are enormous, even Gi-normous.

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PostPosted: September 16th, 2014, 2:03 pm 
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37 liters each !!

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PostPosted: September 18th, 2014, 3:03 pm 
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decent looking panniers . the bike looks well I like the idea of a tank cover and tank bag I know someone who has had baglux systems on his bikes very handy especially for maps I recently used my one . I only have a magnetic tank bag its handy but not very stable . I use it as a tidy bag in the top box or panniers and if I need extra home to bring home some grocery's and the all important beer . I can put it on the tank .


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PostPosted: November 14th, 2017, 12:38 pm 
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I am going to transfer the Mosko Moto soft bags off my KTM 1190 to the TA. Love these bags and will get a new set for the 1190.
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PostPosted: November 16th, 2017, 10:23 am 
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If someone is relevant, I can advise.
My good friend has been making luggage boxes from aluminum for several years.
Quality and price are excellent. Sends anywhere. If interested, here is his site
BATANGACASE.COM
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I use it myself - I am completely satisfied. The box withstands even the fall of a motorcycle.
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PostPosted: November 16th, 2017, 12:01 pm 
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There is a nickname for that on a forum I visit. FAAB, and quite a few of them ride fat arsed adventure bikes. Mine is a cheap arsed adventure bike, with its $65 topbox and homemade soft pannier racks.

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PostPosted: November 16th, 2017, 4:02 pm 
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All I need in my old age is a couple of changes of underpants and a credit card....

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PostPosted: November 17th, 2017, 2:26 am 
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ymracing wrote:
All I need in my old age is a couple of changes of underpants and a credit card....

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You're right. But sometimes the credit card has nowhere to shove :) the hollow on the tree does not always read it Image

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PostPosted: November 20th, 2017, 1:56 pm 
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Givi case on here work nice ImageImage


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PostPosted: November 20th, 2017, 2:42 pm 
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Undercover Poe wrote:
Givi case on here work nice ImageImage


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Enough for one nite at a cozy hotel! You got the idea...now then, a cigar would be nice.

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