What is up with all the TOP BOXES?

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by DAKEZ, Jul 16, 2008.

  1. palfingerFassi

    palfingerFassi n00b

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    My ugly setup. Can't seem to lanesplit at all. :lol3

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  2. Nicksta43

    Nicksta43 Been here awhile

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    I wish I had a top box, I wouldn't have lost my jacket liners today if I had one :(
  3. George Hanson

    George Hanson Been here awhile

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    Maybe it's the fisheye lens, but that is just ridiculous. Might as well get a car haha.
  4. Hvymax

    Hvymax Been here awhile

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    Just too damn handy for $140!!! Rain gear,cover,spare helmet fits in one side. Tire tools,small compressor, extra fluids and most of my helmet in the other side with room for my jacket and bibs in the middle!!! IMG_20161020_120936079.jpg
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  5. George Hanson

    George Hanson Been here awhile

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    The first time a KLR could wheelie.
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  6. Transporto

    Transporto Easy does it !

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    1. I don't think the bike looks too bad with all the cases and the soft bag. You tell me.
    2. Top case on table
    3. Magic ! top_case1.jpg
    top_case2.jpg top_case3.jpg
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  7. gateman

    gateman Long timer

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    Thats just sold me on the complete unit.
  8. davenowherejones

    davenowherejones short guy

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    That thing is so wide, so do you need a police escort or pilot cars?

    Some of them are huge.
  9. Hvymax

    Hvymax Been here awhile

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    I need the Wide Load permit!!!
  10. davenowherejones

    davenowherejones short guy

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    I put a 55 liter GIVI Maxia on a Honda Forza 300. The 55 litre looked really wide in the store beside the smaller cases.

    The Honda has a really wide seat and I wondered which fat ass would need such a wide seat. Then I looked in the mirror. I fit nicely and so does the wide case.
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  11. dwoodward

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    I can post a pic of my Duc M696... came with a Givi Maxxia 52L on pillion. Very nearly rode straight to MotoCorsa, just because I wanted to see Arun's head explode.
  12. DAKEZ

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    "Merica!!!

  13. SocalRob

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    I would find it hard to lane split on anything wider in back than my bars.
  14. Uke

    Uke visualist Super Supporter

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    Dark Helmet's (Space Balls / Rick Moranes) ninja?

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  15. insomnia

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    [/QUOTE] that's not a top case that's a sleeper cab . best bar hopper ever when you get too drunk to ride home just climb in and crash out and if you pull a thirsty moma you can push her up into it and get it on . I bet its got a tv electric kettle the lot in there .
  16. PaulTim2000

    PaulTim2000 Been here awhile

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    I ride a Guzzi Stelvio, I could lane split towing a caravan based on this criteria :rofl
  17. Tripped1

    Tripped1 Smoove, Smoove like velvet.

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    That is why I don't even use my side bags unless I have to, they are 2" wider on each side on a bike that is already pretty wide......I use the top box as a bitch bar, but that is about it.
  18. YJake

    YJake PAR Nation Supporter

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    Agreed. My preferred setup for travel is my stupid large top box with a duffel bag over the pillion seat.

    I don't like large side boxes unless I'm on multiweek trips where they become a necessary evil...
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    -Jake
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  19. SocalRob

    SocalRob Long timer Supporter

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    Are the bars on a Stelvio wider than those on a GSA? Not sure what you mean. Typical trailer is at least 5 ft wide, and pretty sure your Stelvio bars are 4 ft or less.

    GSA is ok to split on. In fact, it gets my mirrors over car mirrors.

    I can put my mirrors within an inch or less of obstructions, but for me personally, no way ?I could do that with panniers or anything behind me.
  20. Hvymax

    Hvymax Been here awhile

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    I think the engine is the issue!