Dual Sport Luggage Racks

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by jackpiner57, Mar 12, 2011.

  1. jackpiner57

    jackpiner57 Moto-Racks.com

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    Those are some good ideas that I am going to consider for testing. If all goes well I'll include them as options on the new racks.

    While I also like the square tube, the reason I'm considering switching to round tube, is that there will be a lot less grinding after welding.



    Thanks OCLV, nothing makes me happier than a satisfied customer! Glad to hear that it worked with the Dirt Bagz racks.

    I was lucky that I live on a hill and the house was unaffected by the storm. The bridge a half mile away didn't fare so good.

    I'm hoping to get over to Bethel to check out the Class 4 and Legal Trails with a friend soon.:thumb
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  2. JoeMongo

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    Howdy Tom, just tripped over this thread. That looks like a perfect fit for my needs. I'll take your second one of the new DRZ400S design, with bungie hooks and a Rotopax mount in the middle.

    Thanks for doing the design work and fabbing these up for your fellow inmates!
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  3. yosso

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    Probably not, it seems that I just need to swap my "E" subframe for the "S" subframe - so many more choices when it comes to rear racks on the DRZ.

    Free bump.

    M.
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  4. Roll-sen

    Roll-sen Hater be Hatin'

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    +1 for a way to adapt to fit an "E".
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  5. jackpiner57

    jackpiner57 Moto-Racks.com

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    You're more than welcome Jonathan! Thank you for your interest! I have been so busy with other work, that I haven't gotten any of the new design made yet. I am looking into new fabrication equipment right now to make them less time consuming to make. I hope to able to make a few in the next couple of weeks. I'll PM you when I know when. - Tom

    Yosso, if someone brought me an "E" model, I could make one to fit it. The rack is free to whoever brings me one.
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  6. yosso

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    I posted a link to your thread in the DRZ400 thread...so we'll see what happens.

    Regards,

    M.
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  7. jackpiner57

    jackpiner57 Moto-Racks.com

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    Thanks yosso, I appreciate it! I got some new equipment delivered here today, but won't be able to set it up or do anything with it for another week or so. I have three jobs I need to finish first. After that, I'll make up a few racks with the RotopaX option, and a few without it and see how they sell.
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  8. mji294

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    Your racks look great. if you have any interest in making a rack for an XT225 or a KTM LC4 I could bring you my bikes.


    Mike
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    Do it, man! Do you know what those guys are willing to pay for parts? :eek1 :lol3
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  10. JoeMongo

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    :lurk

    Howdy Tom. You fabbing any of your new "round tubing" racks yet? I'd love to post a picture of one installed on my DRZ!



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  11. jackpiner57

    jackpiner57 Moto-Racks.com

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    Thanks for your interest guys!

    mji294, I am interested in making a couple of racks for those bikes. I'll get hold of you as soon as I'm done with the two projects I'm finishing up in about a week or so.

    Jonathan, I'm looking forward to seeing pics of your bike with my totally tubular rack on it. I'll let you know as soon as I have one available. I have a few other people interested as well, so I'll make up five or six of them and one will be yours.

    - Tom
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  12. jackpiner57

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    I just finished a new prototype rack and wanted to post up a quick pic. This one is made with round tubing and has the RotopaX option and bungee loops.

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    In!
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  14. jackpiner57

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    RockemRdr,

    Thanks for your order! I shipped it today and PM'd you with the USPS tracking number. - Tom
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    RockemRdr Been here awhile

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    Excellent -- thanks.
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    Hi Jackpiner57,

    Just found this thread. These are sweet. Put me on the list for a DR650 rack (round or square tubing would be fine). I've got the Dirtbagz as well, so hoping for the dimensions suggested by Eakins, but DB rack compatible --I understand that this may be difficult....

    Porrick
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  17. jackpiner57

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    Thanks Jonathan! I shipped it out and sent you a PM with a tracking number. Let me know how it works for you. - Tom
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  18. jackpiner57

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    Hi Porrick, I haven't made any DR racks yet. I have a mock up and will make a test rack from it that will have to be tested for fit on an unmodified DR650 before I build a jig for it. I will let you know when I have that R&D done.

    Thanks, Tom
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    Time to make one for the 89-90 Transalp
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  20. jackpiner57

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    Here is the newest rack design with the RotopaX option and it's powder coated! All of the new ones will come powder coated for better abrasion resistance.

    Unfortunately, I have to bring at least 15 of them to the powder coater to get a good deal. I better get to work.

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