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Old 04-21-2014, 08:27 AM   #1
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dirtracks ---> anyone "test" a set?

while shopping from some radiator/engine protection ('08 KLR650) i found Dirt Racks. Not a whole lot of info on them that i've come across. Not sure how to feel about them having a single rear mounting point on the right rear, though. I know they make stuff for other bikes, but I haven't seen much on them either.

anyone have their stuff and had an "opportunity" to test them out?
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Old 04-21-2014, 09:30 AM   #2
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I use them on my XR650L - rear cargo rack and side pannier set.
They work great and bolted right on, no issues to report.
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Old 04-21-2014, 09:44 AM   #3
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I have the side racks and rotopax friendly rear rack on my DR650. Like them but the finish on the side racks is a bit worn in one season due to always having the Wolfman bags attached. No biggy and nothing a bit of paint can't cure. Price was right for sure.
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Old 04-21-2014, 10:15 AM   #4
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anyone test em this way?

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Old 06-17-2014, 09:52 AM   #5
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Do the side racks seem like they would be sturdy enough to use with Mermite can paniers, or would that just be asking for trouble?

Also, does anyone know if the side racks are compatible with a Nomadic top rack (http://www.nomadic-racks.com/index.p...80&id=14710837)?

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Old 06-17-2014, 11:17 AM   #6
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I have a set of Dirtracks with Pelican cases on my DR650. They've survived a couple on road (and off road) spills with the cases on and off. They don't look new anymore but they are still functional and the price was right when I bought them so .
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Old 06-17-2014, 03:00 PM   #7
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I have a set of Dirtracks with Pelican cases on my DR650. They've survived a couple on road (and off road) spills with the cases on and off. They don't look new anymore but they are still functional and the price was right when I bought them so .
Cool, good to know. How did you attach your Pelican cases to the rack?
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Old 06-17-2014, 06:16 PM   #8
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I have tested my dirtracks side racks many times :)

I actually bought them more for the "crashbar" factor, the FLAT finish is holding up really nice, but I don't usually run bags.

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Old 06-17-2014, 06:46 PM   #9
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Cool, good to know. How did you attach your Pelican cases to the rack?


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Old 06-18-2014, 04:01 AM   #10
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jms78, that looks great. I'm totally going to use your design.
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biPig,
Curious, did you end up buying a Dirtracks radiator crash-guard or other brand? I am in the market and comparing pros and cons... Thx.
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