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Old 12-03-2012, 04:57 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by solorider40 View Post
But I need a luggage rack. Anyone know where I can get one?
For panniers? I don't think you need a luggage rack. The rear shocks offer lateral support. All you need is to bend a little piece of metal to act as an extra heat shield for the exhaust. Super easy.

I cut and bent a piece of an old construction road sign. Just used one attachment point - the shock mount on left side. Then put on some panniers that I picked up for $30. I modded some $12 ATV tank panniers and put on a Wolfman enduro tank bag. Also used a piece of 3" ABS for a tool tube. I cut some small holes in the skid plate and used large hose clamps to attach it.
It turned out to be a really cool little adv bike.

They're a bit short on range though.

I'm in the process of building a modern version. I'm starting with a KLX140L chassis. (the big wheel version)
990SMT, 640A, TXC450, TE510, ATC350X, ATC200ES, 550MXC, BW200. Need more space in garage.

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