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Hi,

Has anyone checked out this rack?

I like the way it looks, how it seems to sit flush with the seat and it's weight.

I dislike having to drill through my fender to mount it. Is this the same for other racks? Will the load rest on the frame?

What do you guys think?

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Don't like the looks and don't like the mount style.

A Japanese company makes these racks that mount on to four points on

the subframe. Very strong and plenty of space to carry stuff.

Pictures are not so good

http://www.gaijinriders.com/jav/Aokigahara.jpg

http://bag01pr000.ac.yahoo.co.jp/users/1/9/9/1/mc_partscenter-imgbatch_1141819428/600x450-2006030800063.jpg

In Japan they are approx US$150 so not cheap but they are very strong

and will last as longer than the bike...................

Jav

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Do you know if they do shipping (and if so how I can contact them) or will I have to wait for my next chance to wonder around Ueno?

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Both racks are ugly!

Thanks for your constructive reply.

It's important to work on bikes in a well ventilated area :thumbsup:

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Hi,

Has anyone checked out this rack?

I like the way it looks, how it seems to sit flush with the seat and it's weight.

I dislike having to drill through my fender to mount it. Is this the same for other racks? Will the load rest on the frame?

What do you guys think?

Have you tried Tonns Racing :thumbsup:?

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Do you know if they do shipping (and if so how I can contact them) or will I have to wait for my next chance to wonder around Ueno?

This Japanese online business has them for JPY10,290

http://www.webike.net/sd/43421/3260/

Will check with them tomorrow to see if they can do overseas shipping.

Some you can find in the USA

http://www.whipps.com.au/Pages/accessories.htm#alloy

http://www.tonnsracing.com/ ( this one looks good )

http://happy-trail.com/ProductInfo.aspx?productid=TR-DRZ400S

Jav

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I have the plastic ebay rack on my bike. Works great. Don't really know what you plan on carrying, but the subframe of the drz seems pretty strong. This rack bolt to the subframe. It's very sturdy. And it's light...and cheap. I'm very pleased.

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Glad to hear that they seem good. I ordered one of those yesterday. I just sacrificed my Suzuki rack by attaching a seat onto it for when my wife rides with me. I think this one will have better coverage than Suzuki's , you can see it goes all the way to the rear of the seat and is a little wider too.

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I use a TomSlick rack...sturdy as a brick sthouse and once you install it you never have to mess with it again. I notice a lot of the racks use the seat bolts as an attachment point but the TS rack does not. :thumbsup:

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I also have the kytechmachine rack and I like the way it looks, mounts and holds my lunchbox everyday.

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What's it made of, and how much?

5/8" and 1/2" mild steel tubing. I'm trying to get a price on the bed lining for 5 racks. I not sure on a price, I need to build jig and see how long they take to build and if I have the time to do it. I only built one for my bike bacause I could not find one I liked.

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I use a TomSlick rack...sturdy as a brick sthouse and once you install it you never have to mess with it again. I notice a lot of the racks use the seat bolts as an attachment point but the TS rack does not. :thumbsup:

How do I reach TomSlick??

Thanks,

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I use a TomSlick rack...sturdy as a brick sthouse and once you install it you never have to mess with it again. I notice a lot of the racks use the seat bolts as an attachment point but the TS rack does not. :thumbsup:

How about a pic of that rack you got there?? :applause:

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