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post #11 of 32 (permalink) Old 01-24-2016, 08:17 AM
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I always use my wheeled case. It saves a lot of trouble at hotels etc. The problem of access to the underseat area is easily solved by using two quick-release straps - the case can be removed and back on in under two minutes.

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I always use my wheeled case. It saves a lot of trouble at hotels etc. The problem of access to the underseat area is easily solved by using two quick-release straps - the case can be removed and back on in under two minutes.
Very nice. Looks very practical.

Couple questions on your ride. I noticed a back rest pad, but no seat pad. Seems the reverse of most Burgmans I've seen. Do you find the stock seat usable or is there custom padding undern?

Also, there was a little disk down by the front wheel, light blue ring with some orange color and black lettering. What is that? Just curious

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Very nice. Looks very practical.

Couple questions on your ride. I noticed a back rest pad, but no seat pad. Seems the reverse of most Burgmans I've seen. Do you find the stock seat usable or is there custom padding undern?

Also, there was a little disk down by the front wheel, light blue ring with some orange color and black lettering. What is that? Just curious
I have no need of a backpad because since these pix were taken I have (1) fitted a 3 Brothers backrest. (2) I have never needed a seat pad (3) The disk is a visible proof of annual vehicle tax paid which, since taxing vehicles has all gone online this year, tax disks are now redundant in Britain and I just haven't got round to removing it. (it must be a godsend for those who never pay a vehicle tax. All the Police have number-plate recognition cameras in their cars which I believe are on all the time but there must be many non-payers missed.) see attached newer pix

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I fitted these black plastic hooks through the bottom lip of the plastic moulded seat base. I came across them in a Chandler's shop whilst searching for some SS fixings. The U channel pictured fits over the exposed (shiny) part of the seat strut and holds it in the open position with the seat bag still fitted. That's made out of a bit of old Alum. sliding window track. A bit of broom-handle would do ! I toured interstate with this set-up last year and it worked a charm.

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I fitted these black plastic hooks through the bottom lip of the plastic moulded seat base. I came across them in a Chandler's shop whilst searching for some SS fixings. The U channel pictured fits over the exposed (shiny) part of the seat strut and holds it in the open position with the seat bag still fitted. That's made out of a bit of old Alum. sliding window track. A bit of broom-handle would do ! I toured interstate with this set-up last year and it worked a charm.
That looks very neat. I simply: open the seat, lay the two straps across the opening, close the seat and fix the straps around the wheely-case. The seat can still be opened but - depending on the weight of the case - can be difficult to lift and keep open. I find a strut to be awkward to fit whilst holding up a heavy seat. That's why I remove the case first.

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I have no need of a backpad because since these pix were taken I have (1) fitted a 3 Brothers backrest. (2) I have never needed a seat pad (3) The disk is a visible proof of annual vehicle tax paid which, since taxing vehicles has all gone online this year, tax disks are now redundant in Britain and I just haven't got round to removing it. (it must be a godsend for those who never pay a vehicle tax. All the Police have number-plate recognition cameras in their cars which I believe are on all the time but there must be many non-payers missed.) see attached newer pix
Here's the picture I missed sending.

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I have used the JC Whitney trunk and it was ok but easy to see why it was cheap. If you are going to use it very much or for very long or to carry heavier items, I would always recommend a Givi. There is much difference in price, I realize, but also in quality.
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I just ordered these items for my 2014 AN650. I cannot find any diagrams on Bestem's website. I am wondering if I even need the Trunk Rack Kit I have listed. Has anyone else purchased this system for their 650?

Bestem T-Box 929 with Built-in LED Running and Brake Light Kit
Trunk Rack Kit for Bestem T-box 929 Trunk, Aluminum, Black
Bestem T-Box Mounting Kit for Suzuki Burgman 650

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Where are you ordering the Bestem T-box 929 and mounts from.
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