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Old 02-19-2013, 09:29 AM   #640
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Originally Posted by backwoodsKLR View Post
So what is the best way to mount a Givi Monokey case on a 800XC? I see so many racks (Alt-rider, Sw-Motech, Terrortech) and then custom plates for the monokey / generic givi mount / options and options...
There are many plates out there. Some better, some not so. I've read about a SW Motech plate breaking behind the mounts:

And I've seen this:,7616.0.html

Also not a really good design. Personally I have the AltRider rear rack which I use with a Givi Mounting Kit for my Givi V46 and it works fine. I avoid heavy stuff in there and for touring I prefer side cases plus a waterproof Ortlieb duffle, but day to day the Givi/AltRider combination works great for me.
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