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Old 07-12-2013, 01:41 PM   #3069
Now with more rugged
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Originally Posted by Adv Grifter View Post
Looks like a pattern forming here? I'm thinking some clever re-design of the sub frame/tail rack may be in order? I hope you guys can come up with something good ... that will hold up off road with luggage.

I can't imagine what would happen if a LD traveler was using a typical Top Box or good sized Tail pack. Travelers tend to "overload" ...even though most top boxes post a limit of something like 11 kgs. max load.
Most exceed that ... plus add on a GL or panniers to that.

Wonder how the Terra sub frame/tail will hold after a 1000 miles of washboard with 24 lbs. +/- mounted on the tail?
Thoughts? Ideas?

Mine snapped off after several thousand miles of washboards with about 10lbs on the back. Vibrations are what kills it.
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