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post #1 of 14 Old 12-30-2006, 12:57 AM Thread Starter
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I need a cover for my bike but I am not for spending the big dollars on something I won't use while actually riding. For now I just have a couple of sheets, but it'd always be nice to get a good fitting cover. Anyone buy a cheap cover that works well? Any advice???

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post #2 of 14 Old 12-30-2006, 01:17 AM
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I bought one off Ebay for $9.99 + $14 shipping. The quality seems good and it even fits with my Givi box and saddle bags. Without the bags it goes all the way to the ground. With them it's just below the axle. Took 9 days to recieve. They have another listed now. Hope this helps?
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Pat- 2007 DL650A was ridden to all 48 contiguous states. I didn't quite make it to 17,000 miles on the 2012 DL650A.
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Nice review. I am going out today and pick one up.

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+1 on the Wolf. Don't know if it is water proof, but does keep the dust, dirt, and dew off. And the price is right, $20 at Wally World.

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It's water resistant as opposed to waterproof. Waterproof covers tend to trap moisture underneath and cause more problems than they cure.

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I just bought my cover today. Thanks for the great advice Greywolf! This is a great cheap cover. My dad and brother are going to go out and get ones for their bikes.

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post #8 of 14 Old 12-31-2006, 09:08 AM
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I just bought my cover today. Thanks for the great advice Greywolf! This is a great cheap cover. My dad and brother are going to go out and get ones for their bikes.
I went looking for that cover a year ago in New England. No luck. Couldn't find it online either. Anybody got a link for it?

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Google it. I just did, found several hits, some prices OK, some not OK.

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Google it. I just did, found several hits, some prices OK, some not OK.
Google hits still high-priced this year. No $19.95 I could find.

It still doesn't show up on walmart.com but my old seach cookies are still in the browser. Sheesh.


Must be a regionally stocked item. I did look for it both times I was in a walmart during 2006.

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