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post #1 of 4 Old 01-10-2019, 11:27 AM Thread Starter
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Givi VS Kappa Side racks

Givi VS Kappa Side racks

Is there any difference between the Givi and Kappa side racks other than price? The part numbers are one letter off and the Kappas are 50.00 cheaper. Kappa told me they would work with Givi or Kappa luggage but I'm wondering if they are lower quality than the Givi.


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post #2 of 4 Old 01-10-2019, 12:37 PM
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No problems with my Kappa stuff. I've even re-straightened the racks once after an "incident." I think their cases are generally the same as Givi but with fewer frills.
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If you haven't, check out for Giving or Kappa. They ship from Italy. It takes longer, 2 weeks more or less to Michigan when I did it, but it's a lot cheaper than anyone else I found. Don't get too excited when you see the prices until you look in the shopping cart and see the shipping. Even with that cost, the difference in price was worth it to me.


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I've got the Kappa and I can't believe a company would use different stock for what I believe to be a somewhat limited sale item. (In my case anyway)
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