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Mounting top-box on ventura rack

Discussion in 'Riding Gear and Bike Accessories/Parts' at netrider.net.au started by megaphat, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. Hey guys. I'm getting a ventura rack for my bike, so I don't need to put stuff on my back. But I'm also interested in getting a lockable top box, so I can just chuck my stuff in there and forget about it.

    However there aren't any boxes which mount on the bike. I noticed that quite a few scooter boxes seem to have a generic clamp/bracket which bolts through a rack and holds the box in place. Would it be feasible to mount one of these on a ventura rack? Anything I have to worry about?


     
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  3. I've mounted Givi boxes on Ventura racks before. Two racks actually, the first one busted. I welded some extra supports on the second one, and then that one busted too. I wouldn't bother with it.
     
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  4. Not strong enough? Damn.

    Its pretty unlikely i'm going to get an alternative rack, as they ceased making the cibby in '96.

    Might just have to get a bag and put a lock on the zipper...
     
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