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post #1 of 11 Old 05-05-2014, 01:36 PM Thread Starter
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Side cases that will carry a full face helmet

Can anybody suggest a side case that will allow my full-face Shoei to fit inside ? I currently have the Suzuki cases installed, which are nice quality, but my helmet will NOT fit inside. I'd like to remove my TOP case (currently used to store my helmet), to make it easier to mount and dismount the bike. This bike is a real pain for me to get OFF of without dragging my right foot across the seat. I am too short, apparently !
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post #2 of 11 Old 05-05-2014, 04:01 PM
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My JC Whitney garage pro large trunks mounted as side cases fit my XL full face modular. They are clones of the GIVI E360, so I assume those would as well.

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Givi E360 was the smallest bag I could find that would hold a large full face helmet. I like them so much that I bought them for my 06' and then 7 years later my 11' WeeStrom.

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Thanks very much !! Great idea !
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Thanks for the idea.
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Try getting on the foot peg to mount and dismount. The stand is strong enough to support your weight.
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The Givi V35's are another option. My large Shoei fits in one of those.
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post #8 of 11 Old 05-06-2014, 05:56 AM
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Hepko and Becker Explorer bags are another option.
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Try getting on the foot peg to mount and dismount. The stand is strong enough to support your weight.
I love my top case.

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post #10 of 11 Old 05-07-2014, 04:16 PM
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For what its worth, I have found that using suzuki's underseat helmet hook on the highside of the bike (when on the side stand) with my helmet has kept the inside dry even in moderate to heavy rain. Still not as good as having it inside my Bestem 929 but it works.

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