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Re: Rear top box
« Reply #10 on: September 12, 2019, 11:54:35 PM »
*Originally Posted by Topo [+]
Did you ever get the 47? I've just picked up my new CB and would rather not strap a milk crate to it ;) The dude who posted a pic of his, also had side cases. I wonder if the 47 would seem too huge without those.  Seems these top cases are quite expensive. Anyway...any experience you can share would be appreciated.

Here are some pics with just the top case. 




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Re: Rear top box
« Reply #11 on: September 12, 2019, 11:59:02 PM »
Great...thanks for those shots. I like the space in that case. I don't see an L35, as the other person said honda recommended, but I see a 37. Not sure that would be big enough for a grocery bag and things I might need to cart home after work. What is the weight capacity of the 47?

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Re: Rear top box
« Reply #12 on: September 13, 2019, 12:31:07 AM »
*Originally Posted by Topo [+]
Great...thanks for those shots. I like the space in that case. I don't see an L35, as the other person said honda recommended, but I see a 37. Not sure that would be big enough for a grocery bag and things I might need to cart home after work. What is the weight capacity of the 47?

Givi says 22 lbs, and I assume that is a bit conservative.  I like because I can easily put my helmet (Shoei 1000RF) and my riding jacket in it, though I do use it for groceries.  I think it looks good and certainly fits the adventure bike form-follows-function aesthetic, but if anything is subjective, that is!  I resisted for a long time putting a top box on my VFR because the bike was just plain beautiful in a classic way, but I eventually did because I like the functionality.

This just looks faster and sweeter than...


this.

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Re: Rear top box
« Reply #13 on: Yesterday at 02:57:12 AM »
I actually did Velcro a milk crate to my CBx this morning for a trip to the store. So...as Im trying to figure out a more aesthetic (affordable) solution, I found this, super inexpensive, case. So the obvious question is; what rack will work with it? Possibly the givi without a top plate?   Comie Motorcycle Tour Tail Box Trunk Luggage Top Lock Storage Carrier Case w/soft backrest&handle - 48L Capacity  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07GZLBPNM/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_JHzFDb38RR9CD

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Re: Rear top box
« Reply #14 on: Yesterday at 08:47:06 AM »
That's quite big at 48L, I have givi V40 (40L) which I also think is on the large side for this bike.

Sorry I can't be any help with base plates for that, but have you thought about second hand. I got my Topbox for a 3rd of the price as good as new  :152: I have the Givi arms and base plate which are good quality, the arms should fit other base plates there's three mounting holes on each side.

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Re: Rear top box
« Reply #15 on: Yesterday at 04:07:04 PM »
*Originally Posted by woody [+]
That's quite big at 48L, I have givi V40 (40L) which I also think is on the large side for this bike.

Sorry I can't be any help with base plates for that, but have you thought about second hand. I got my Topbox for a 3rd of the price as good as new  :152: I have the Givi arms and base plate which are good quality, the arms should fit other base plates there's three mounting holes on each side.

Id be happy to find something 2nd hand, but I have not found anything yet. With regards to size, Id consider something smaller. Guess I will keep looking.

 


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