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SW Motech Side Racks + support arms or not?

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Going to start building up my oft neglected XR650L. Got a set of the Motech racks (not mounted yet). Will these stiffen up the weaker rear subframe enough or should I get the support arms as well?

 

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Yes they will. However for a Central / South America trip I still used the support arms on mine just because I was putting quite the load since I was living off the bike for 6 months.  Numerous crashes, one was really bad but no damage to frame or rack.  It's a well designed and built rack.

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Just looking at a Baja trip & moto camping around SW US myself. I’ll skip the supports for now, thanks!

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