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Offline Gaoler

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Re: Bandit Hard Bags set-up
« Reply #30 on: March 10, 2009, 04:58:15 PM »
2008 Bandit 1250
Came with OEM racks and side bags...
I purchased the OEM top case rack and instead of the $400-$500 Givi/Suzuki top case went with the $85USD JC Whitney knockoff.... Works fine.





Here's the bike before the top case rack was added..




Offline Ga-Bandit

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Re: Bandit Hard Bags set-up
« Reply #31 on: March 10, 2009, 11:00:29 PM »
Congrats!

The stock top rack is soo much better than the givi. MotoSW or whatever has the best side setup (wished I had gotten those).

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Re: Bandit Hard Bags set-up
« Reply #32 on: March 11, 2009, 08:53:34 AM »
Congrats!


You belong to the Two Wheeled Texas Site also?
http://www.twtex.com/


Maybe.... I've read the site and may have signed on at one point, but.... Don't recall my password

Offline erda

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Re: Bandit Hard Bags set-up
« Reply #33 on: June 07, 2009, 12:33:44 PM »
Couple of questions regarding the Suzuki cases: Are they re-badged Givis? Does anyone have the top case and rack-it seems to me that the case interferes with the pillion? Can the top case be moved back to provide more room?
Does the Givi or SW-Motech mount the top case further back to give more room for the pillion?
Thanks
erda
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Re: Bandit Hard Bags set-up
« Reply #34 on: June 07, 2009, 12:51:28 PM »
The stock bags are Givi with a suzuki badge. The Givi top mount puts the bag alot farther back and alot higher than the Suzuki one. I prefer the stock over givi. The grab handle come off on the stock but not the givi (or so I've been told). Here are pics of mine:
http://forums.banditalley.net/index.php?topic=10618.msg92386#msg92386