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Offline soupbean

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Top box users
on: November 14, 2015, 12:57:34 PM
So am anticipating purchasing a Crosstourer when available in the U.S.  Have seen many pics of people running top box only with no side case . I think for me a top box only would be sufficient storage for most ventures , gives the bike a more tidy appearance and exposes that beautiful rear swing arm. On my NT I rarely ride without the top box. No major effect on handling but I do notice it's back there when quickly running through curvy sections and in low speed maneuvers. My question is , do you folks running top box on the Crosstourer notice much ill effect on handling. Would like to fit a box from a VFR 1200 f when I get my Crosstourer.  Thanks in advance for any information or insight.

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Offline Stevensweert

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Re: Top box users
Reply #1 on: November 14, 2015, 02:16:21 PM
Hi Soupbean, effect at 200 kilometers an hour: zero !
Tony

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Online Hartley

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Re: Top box users
Reply #2 on: November 14, 2015, 02:36:27 PM
Can't say I've ever noticed any difference running with the topbox and the Givi Trekker 52 litre is massive.

Paul


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Offline Maverick

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Re: Top box users
Reply #3 on: November 14, 2015, 02:50:00 PM
I have the Givi 58L Outback...........don't notice anything.

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Offline leadfarmer

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Re: Top box users
Reply #4 on: November 14, 2015, 02:51:24 PM
Me too trecker 52 no worries up to autobahn speed  :169:
Four wheels move the body, Two wheels move the soul ....

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Offline GeofftheChef

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Re: Top box users
Reply #5 on: November 14, 2015, 04:46:58 PM
I have GIVI V47 top box, no issues at any speed.

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Offline soupbean

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Re: Top box users
Reply #6 on: November 14, 2015, 08:06:44 PM
Thanks all ! Have heard the Honda Crosstourer top box was recently redesigned ( no zipper ) . Think I want to go for a little different look though.  GeoftheChef, that GIVI box looks like it was made for your bike , the lines and color blend perfectly .👍👍

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Offline Abilek

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Re: Top box users
Reply #7 on: November 23, 2015, 12:11:18 PM
Never faced a big difference even with that fat ass look :)
A Bilek :)