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Author Topic: Luggage rack for C5  (Read 5880 times)

MegaMoo

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Re: Luggage rack for C5
« Reply #30 on: September 27, 2012, 12:31:19 pm »
Here's my C5 with the US factory pillion seat removed. Not the most visually stunning option but I'm the less-is-more type when it comes to washing and polishing anyway so it fits in fine with the working-bike look I think.

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Re: Luggage rack for C5
« Reply #31 on: September 27, 2012, 12:38:55 pm »
Good idea BUT if you do that, fit it up first to make sure it mounts alright THEN chrome it.  You don't want to be drilling fresh chrome and cursing ;)

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Re: Luggage rack for C5
« Reply #32 on: September 28, 2012, 12:58:37 am »
Good idea BUT if you do that, fit it up first to make sure it mounts alright THEN chrome it.

That goes without saying.
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Bulletman

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Re: Luggage rack for C5
« Reply #33 on: September 28, 2012, 05:40:47 pm »
Here's my C5 with the US factory pillion seat removed. Not the most visually stunning option but I'm the less-is-more type when it comes to washing and polishing anyway so it fits in fine with the working-bike look I think.

looks good,  where did you get the bike cover from and do you like it?
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Mark F   (Northern, CA)
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Re: Luggage rack for C5
« Reply #34 on: September 28, 2012, 07:11:17 pm »
looks good,  where did you get the bike cover from and do you like it?
It's a Bilt cover, I think I got it from Cycle Gear when I was in the States last year. It's lasted about a year so far but is starting to show its age. Quite faded and coming apart at the bottom a bit. It's also not 100% waterproof. It will probably last another 6 months or so and then I'll have to chuck it. On the plus side it was pretty cheap, about $30-40 as far as I remember.

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Re: Luggage rack for C5
« Reply #35 on: September 29, 2012, 05:53:02 pm »
It's a Bilt cover, I think I got it from Cycle Gear when I was in the States last year. It's lasted about a year so far but is starting to show its age. Quite faded and coming apart at the bottom a bit. It's also not 100% waterproof. It will probably last another 6 months or so and then I'll have to chuck it. On the plus side it was pretty cheap, about $30-40 as far as I remember.
Thanks, I found it, it's on sale too.
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