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mcareyt

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mcareyt says:

LUGGAGE

I like many people have got hard luggage for my bike.

The rack for my bike is a Hepco and Becker with a sticker on it that states max load is 5kg. but I believe the Kawasaki one has the same load rating. There is no way that I can pack what I need and not exceed this limit.

 In the event of an accident could my insurers refuse to pay out because this has been exceeded

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jaffa90

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jaffa90 says:

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Is/are the rack/s for side panniers only and no top box?

Also are you taking a pillion?

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mcareyt

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mcareyt says:

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I will be riding solo.

The Top box is a Kappa K53 mounted on a Givi Monokey base which is in turn screwed to the Hepco and Becker Rack.
 I will not be using any side panniers and there is no provision to fit them

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jaffa90

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jaffa90 says:

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So it`s a rear rack with top box (not hard luggage),you could do as i did in the avatar pic on my little 550 zephyr with a sports rack. I used a big cloth bag (army bag?) with all the heavy weight on the pillion seat and all the light weight (sleeping bag,clothes) over the rack bungied down. Also remember a tank bag..

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