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post #1 of 6 Old 12-23-2006, 11:20 AM Thread Starter
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Bike covers???

Anybody have a bike cover? If so which one do you like? I am thinking about one for trips to keep it covered up in the motel parking lot or camp site, as well as in my garage. Also, was hoping it would make a good back rest while riding!
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post #2 of 6 Old 12-23-2006, 11:39 AM
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I carried one on a 6k trip last May, didn't use it one time.

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post #3 of 6 Old 12-23-2006, 11:43 AM
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I have the Wolf motorcycle cover, size XL. It's not a fancy custom cover but does the job well for me. Which mostly keeping the dust and dirt off when in the garage. Got it at Wally World and the price was right, less the $20.

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post #4 of 6 Old 12-23-2006, 11:50 AM
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I use a Dowco Guardian Weatherall Plus, size Large. It fits easily over a CeeBailey 23.5" tall screen and a Givi E450 topcase; it will cover the entire front brake, both sets of pegs, and down to the stock rear fender.

This cover keeps the Strom pristine - it's outside year-round, but on a patio under a deck.

It packs to about 14x8x6 - not exactly small for a trip. I would definitely take mine on overnights to keep the bike clean / dry and more importantly, away from prying eyes.

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Have a Dowco also. Well made and covers the bike well. Of course it is on the SO's shiny little cruiser for the winter.

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post #6 of 6 Old 12-23-2006, 02:26 PM
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I also have a Dowco that works very well. I'll never get it back into the handy little bag it came in though. I'm gonna get the seamstress to make a streamlined version that covers the windshield/instruments/tank/seat out of silnylon (silicone impregnated nylon fabric) for covering up at work/on the road.

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