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Old 02-24-2007, 03:25 PM   #1
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Caribou Cases on my Ulysses !

My brand new Caribou Cases, which use the legendary Pelican Cases for panniers, are mounted up on my 07 Ulysses!
Fit and finish of the brackets was outstanding. I have a little metal fab experience and can say that the Fit was especially impressive. It appears to be very rugged also.
I am out testriding and will post some pics of the setup tonight or tomorrow morning. I took about 30 pics. haha

They look great , weighed in at 31 pounds , brackets ,racks and all, and are very big.

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Old 02-24-2007, 06:58 PM   #2
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How do they behave at 100 plus
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Old 02-24-2007, 07:10 PM   #3
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I have them on my GSA and they travel very well. I regularly cruise at speeds over 100mph and they are a lot less noticable than the barge arse OEM cases... Cheaper too! When I stacked my bike on the South Island Passes ride the bags came through with nary a scratch although the brackets sufferred the frames remained in place. If I had aluminum bags they would have been crushed. See my pic of the bike in 'Beached Whale'
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Old 02-25-2007, 10:02 AM   #4
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How do they behave at 100 plus
They make time collapse upon itself.
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Old 02-25-2007, 02:34 PM   #5
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I love 'em

I have only had them up to about 95 mph indicated since I mounted them, yesterday. They behaved perfectly, and induced no vibrations into the bike that I could feel, even when reaching back to feel the bags.
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Old 02-25-2007, 02:36 PM   #6
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I was very impressed by the entire setup, from the incredibly apparent sturdiness and good engineering of the pelican boxes, to the well thought out racks and mounting brackets. Wow!!! I really like them.
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Old 02-25-2007, 02:38 PM   #7
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pics of the racks

Rack pics.

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Old 02-25-2007, 02:40 PM   #8
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mo' rack pics

more rack pics.
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Old 02-25-2007, 02:41 PM   #9
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These are the pics I wanted to see when shopping for hardbags.
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bags on the bike

Hope these help somebody.
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Old 02-25-2007, 02:44 PM   #11
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Old 02-25-2007, 02:49 PM   #13
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Oh yeah.

Did I mention that fit and finish of the racks was perfect, and installation was fun and easy? It took me about 2 hours, but could probably be done in a half hour if you rushed it. I took my time, slowly tightening, arranging and threadlockering every bolt. Threadlocker is a must on any Buell, even the new ones, in my opinion, red for some bolts, blue for others.
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Old 02-25-2007, 02:51 PM   #14
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I will update this thread after my Louisiana trip in March, and the Big Bend ride in April.
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Old 02-25-2007, 02:52 PM   #15
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Great looking set up. I've got the Caribous on my Strom w/1550 Caribou topcase also. Superb design, quality and toughness.

Hope you enjoy yours as much as I'm enjoying mine.
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