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Old 01-16-2009, 07:55 AM   #72
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Originally Posted by WoodWorks
I've had the SW-Motech racks on my F800GS for almost two months and about 1500 miles now, and have taken them off about 6 or 8 times. No problems with the durability of the quick release mechanism. But I suspect that they won't hold up in a crash as well as the more solidly bolted on racks will. Of course, I'm only guessing. I bet I'll find out for sure eventually, though.

Here's some close up pix of them on and off the bike.

When my front brake locked, and threw me down, I had my SW mounts on, but no bags mounted yet. Scraped a lot of paint off of the left mount, but it didn't bend at all, and in fact saved my akro from certain doom.
Originally Posted by wxwax
Yes, but everything you've ever posted in the basement indicates that you're certifiably crazy, so you don't count.

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