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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old May 30th, 2007, 10:11 am Thread Starter
 
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top case??? is BMW my only choice???

Son has the big 49 liter BMW case on his GT. Just got mine but need a top case. Are there aftermarket alternatives for a hard case???

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old May 30th, 2007, 11:35 am
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GIVI seems to be the most popular option besides BMW or soft cases. I use the Chicane Dune Duffel soft top case, but there are other choices.

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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old May 30th, 2007, 11:37 am
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R Jays top case

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R-Jays in Australia sell a line of hard top cases that have universal mountings. Chase up your local non-BMW shop and they may carry them or can get them for you.

http://www.zpower.com.au/product_inf...roducts_id/557


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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old May 31st, 2007, 1:02 am
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Yes, my Givi topcase is great and almost waterproof

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Givi, but James Sherlock sells Kappa which are virtually idententical and fit the Givi support rack. I've got the Mono type. They do a moulded backrest to suit as well.



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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old May 31st, 2007, 9:10 pm
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+1 for the Givi. I've got the V46 and think it looks great on the bike. I leave it on all the time and only use my side cases when I'm packing heavy.


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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old May 31st, 2007, 10:30 pm
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I've got one I just removed today if you're interested. Bike had it on it when I bought it. Send me a pm if you're interested...

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