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I just bought a set of these Pro Sport side racks. I wasnt plannin on using side racks...but it was a deal!


I may see if I can install Givi Monokey case mounting hardware on them
 

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Have you mounted them yet? How heavy are they?
 

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I jus bought em....theyre shippin from Canada
The ebay listing has all the info on em
 

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I ordered a set and a Green Chile Adventure Gear Strap set.
 

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I wouldn't modify the rack to carry a Givi bag, for a few reasons;
One it's going to be challenging to find someone who could do a high quality welding on the aluminum frame and Aluminum makes a pretty lousy frame for hard luggage, it's prone to stress fractures, it's hard to field repair.

It would be great for soft luggage I'd think, as long as it's being used to keep the bags away from the bike and not to carry any real weight.

I did have decent luck modding a stock BMW rack to run Givi monokey bags but that was a steel rack.
 

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Here are some pics of the racks mounted on my bike...
I didnt need to use the supplied rear signal relocation brkts/hdw since I have smaller LED signals on the bike.
All hdw supplied with the racks is stainless & the racks themselves are aluminum

Looks like Givi Monokey hdw would be a fairly easy fit on the racks.
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These racks look cool!
Watch the welds where the support arms meet the rectangle frame, if these racks are aluminum the vibration of the bike, especially over rough roads will crack them. Aluminum doesn't have very much give or flexiblity for those sorts of streeses
Also watch anywhere when stainless steel hardware goes through the aluminium and into the steel of the frame, especially if you ride anywhere near salted roads or ocean air.
 

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Buying racks is a chore. I got a set of Outback Motortek for my F750GS. they are steel and fit perfectly. They also had the optional mount plate for a Rotopax fuel ca. But they were probably $100 more. I did get better Stainless bolts to replace the cheesy looking factory stuff.
I'm still using the original Suzuki mounts on my 04 Wee. Plenty strong and easily adapted Pelican style boxes to them.
 
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