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Iaindive

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Iaindive says:

Top boxes

I'm looking to buy a top box for my bike.What's good-givi,kappa..?Any suggestions?
Txs!

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skodaphil

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Posts: 25

skodaphil says:

top boxes

depends what your after?
mine's a cheapo ebay special cos it's only there so i feel the kids wont fly off the back.
get one that doesn't need to be unlocked from the rack to get into the box, cos thats a pain. see here...top box

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Pwarr41

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Posts: 111

Pwarr41 says:

top box

what size are you after and what use do you require i.e. toruing or just something to stick stuff in for work etc. I find givi are better quality for the larger top boxes.I use givi because they come with nice optional extras like extra brake light for the idiots in cars. Personally i don't think there is much between kappa and givi and they both fit on the same racks. More down to personal perference i think.

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carolineinoz

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carolineinoz says:

Additional question re topboxes

Just a quick addition to the above:

Are all topboxes compatible with all racks? Is it just a case of getting the correct fitting plate for your rack?

I only ask as I have an ER-6 and wondering what sort of rack to get for it that will allow me a reasonable choice of topboxes. My tailbag is driving me crazy...

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Pwarr41

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Pwarr41 says:

racks

any givi rack will take both kappa luggage and givi luggage if you get the correct fitting plate. Not sure about other makes of luggage.

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