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Thats the one I have. $118.00=ouch! But it is worth it. Besides, I think its the only one available....

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RichC10 said:
Thats the one I have. $118.00=ouch! But it is worth it. Besides, I think its the only one available....

Rich
I think $118 is a ripoff indeed. You can spend as much and buy the GIVI Monokey plate and rack from twistedthrottle.com.
 

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Here's what I rigged up for my EX. I like having the side cases as they are less susceptible to cross winds than a top case. I did make the rack to accept a top case if I decide I need the extra storage room in the future.

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I bought the RennSport rack for mine and it is a useful addition. Looks OK too. Hey Titan, tell me more about those hard cases, that is exactly what I'm considering. Where did you get them, how are they mounted, etc.? It would be a great way to store the riding jacket and pants at work. Plus I think saddle bags look better than a big old Givi topcase would.
 

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I was afraid of that (custom-made rack). Not something I can create. I do have a set of Cortech saddlebags and tailbag but I wouldn't want to leave those on the bike all the time. Oh well.
 

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Hey, Good job on your creation. can you make me another custom hard sidecase rack and charge me reasonable amount for your labor and part?

Of course, you'll need to write the installation instruction also (there are probably other guys here who wants to do business with you also.) What do you reckon?
 

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I will consider making a small "production run" of racks if there is enough interest. That will be the only way to justify the time it takes to set up.
One thing I am concerned about is the product liability. The last thing I want to see is my house being lost in a lawsuite because some guy overloaded his side cases or something like that...
The other option is I could farm out the work to a manufacturer and see what the cost would be but I would need to do a real production run.
 

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Or make a nice guide so we can all make our own! :)
 

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The other option is I could farm out the work to a manufacturer and see what the cost would be but I would need to do a real production run.
haha, yeah and you could charge everyone around...oh $118? ;D
 

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Actually since the guide never emerged and I'm hartching a plan to do a 2-3 week riding trip this summer I just need to know what the rack was made from (round bar? steel tube?). i can weld and cut and create so the world is my oyster, even some pics of how it's attached would be cool
 

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I can't weld or have tools to cut metal - looks like i'll have to stump up the cash for a proper one.

I'd still like to see the guide though.
 

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I bought the rear rack from REVS... Fits like an OEM part! Perfect! Took ten minutes to install too. I don't miss the $118 now. - V
 
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