DR650SE Index Topic #14 LUGGAGE & RACKS, ACCESSORIES

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Krusty ..., Nov 11, 2010.

  1. eakins

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  2. Krusty ...

    Krusty ... What? Me hurry?

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    Just ordered the bracket only. I have tube that I bought a long time ago. It's cool that I'll be shaving the ears off of. Nice that he gives that option :thumb...
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  3. eakins

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  5. Cobain

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    i bought the same tank bag, goo price but is right in the way of knees and blows around like hell.
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  6. Cobain

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    Anybody make some budget/home-made racks to hold ammo cans? The racks online are ridiculously expensive. :eek1
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  7. eakins

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  9. rand0mlychrisUK

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  10. ShadyRascal

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  11. FuzzyNugs

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    Lee makes great, quality stuff for sure and fairly cheap. He used my bike as a test fit for his rotopax/topbox capable rear rack. This one: Suzuki DR650 Rear Case Utility Rack, Pelican and Rotopax Compatible

    He also made me a BBQ rack type extension that bolts down to the smaller rack, giving me a larger footprint. I haven't seen the extra rack on his site or eBay, but I'm sure if you ask, he might have one or be willing to make one. For me it's the only crash protection you need. Hangs out just wide enough to protect turn signals and even keep the plastics off the ground for the most part.
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  12. Midpack

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    I pick up a set of DIRT BAGS RANGER model for my DR that already has the Ebay side racks installed. The racks have been holding up great, especially after a couple of hard spills. My problem is tying the DIRT BAGS set ups rear portion. Checking their web site I find they make bike specifics side racks which have fastening points for the bags. Cost of the racks isn't a issue, it's just from the picture I question the durability of the racks. Has anyone had any experience with these? The bags definitely are well made.....
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  13. jungleplant

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    thats it for us , too much frame failure in the welds for hard cases
    others are doing it , just a matter of time before it lets you down IMHO
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  14. Midpack

    Midpack Been here awhile

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    Is your reference to hard bags only or all bags? The DIRT BAGZ are soft bags.....Thanks
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  15. jungleplant

    jungleplant Motorcyle Stuff

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    Anything that won't transfer the high freq vibs to the frame of the bike is ok with us. :freaky
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  16. 8gv

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    I have Dirt Bagz Ranger bags/frames on my KLR250. They have been in service for two years. I have laid it down several times with no damage. So far, I have had the good fortune to avoid any epic crashes. If I crashed hard enough, I bet they would bend or break. I suspect they would fare better than me though. I'm going to outfit my new (to me) DR with them.
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  17. jungleplant

    jungleplant Motorcyle Stuff

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    dbzproducts :clap
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  18. Midpack

    Midpack Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the reply!
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  19. gofast1320

    gofast1320 Been here awhile

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    PM side racks work great keeping my soft bags off the bikes side panel plastic and only 85.00 for black powdercoated ones. PMracks.com
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  20. jungleplant

    jungleplant Motorcyle Stuff

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    if we keep seeing posts like that one above we just might have to start making them and selling them cheap , could be a good market , got some real good ideas, and have many riders asking for those kinda things :deal
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