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Old 03-08-2015, 03:00 PM   #1
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small rack for EXC 2013 ?

Hi

Trying to find something small to hold toolbox, some water, snacks, maybe rotopax fuel, smallest kriega/wolfman and similar.
I want to carry minimum myself, hydrapack is in that category, but all the extras should be on the bike.
Even though that "extra" is few kg I'm kind of lazy, don't like to have extra neither on my back neither around waist.

Maybe I'm wrong, maybe rack is bad option for hard enduro bike ?

I searched this forum and internet and general but only found few solutions, don't really like either one of them. They are either bars (not really great to attach many different things) Of course, for dual sport and bigger enduro bikes there is abundant choice, but it's strange there is so little options for EXC/XC.

I like sw-motech stuff for larger KTMs, but they unfortunately don't offer nothing for EXC.



Pros/cons ?

Thanks in advance.

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Old 03-09-2015, 07:53 AM   #2
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Old 03-09-2015, 03:18 PM   #3
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Have you considered a Mojavi bag?
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Old 03-09-2015, 04:59 PM   #4
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check out nomad racks, I just bought one for my 350, works great.
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Old 03-10-2015, 05:45 AM   #5
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Nice bags, also great info on:
http://www.advpulse.com/adv-products...light-packers/

I'm kind of biased to put stuff behind seat, and have more options, not just laguage. Would be great to have real metal rack so rotopax fuel is possible also.Beside, i have small waterproof bag i use for some time now, prefer not to throw it away.

But, soft lagguage makes sense since it is hard to put real rack on EXC, pretty much non mounting bolts. Bigger bikes are much better equiped in that field, much easier to make and install racks.
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Old 03-10-2015, 10:12 AM   #6
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Hi

exc owner here

forget the rack ..it just carries the weigjt high on the bike, and gets in the way of mounting and dismouting your bike,

go with a rackless soft rear luggage ..giant loop, wolfman or normad...these sysytem all carry weight down low and more centered.

I use the giant loop mojave for day rides and wolfman e12 for overnight

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Old 03-10-2015, 10:19 AM   #7
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Yep, had mine for 2 years and it has withstood some serious abuse. Shoulder problems prevent a heavy backpack so I need something to hold water, tools, and food. It's also acted like a crash bar on numerous occasions.
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Old 03-10-2015, 10:30 AM   #8
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+1 on the Mojavi Bag!


There is no subframe or attachment point under the rear fender of an EXC. Put any kind of weight on the rear fender and you will likely snap it off in rough terrain/trails.

The load of the Mojavi is carried by the strap going across the rear portion of the seat. Plenty of room for tubes, patches, pump, food, drink and a boo boo kit.

I especially like the weight of the load below seat level!
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Old 03-10-2015, 11:07 AM   #9
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A little spendy, but I will likely go with the Kytec version (for older models) of this one:

http://www.2wheelcentral.com/racks.html



I am not a luggage kind of guy beyond sometimes wearing my backpack. My 640E rack has been fine for carrying a Wolfman enduro bag, water bottles, etc. and this one is about the same size. I like the extra mounting point on the seat bolt and smaller size than a Pro Moto Billet. Though the PMB will be my backup if these aren't available.
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Old 03-11-2015, 01:43 AM   #10
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I will risk to sound like PITA and say:
Kytec design is smart, with installation point it uses but the looks ... uf :)
Modern bikes look so good, and this rack looks like it was made 40 years ago. I don't care that much, but still would prefer something like the one in first post.

Bags look much better, especially Mojave. If i can't find anything better in racks, most probably i will go sidebags.

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