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Offline Subi_Matt

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Re: Suitable outdoor cover for F850GS with Top Box and Panniers
« Reply #10 on: October 18, 2020, 07:49:53 PM »
*Originally Posted by B0M0A0K [+]
Actually, I just re-read your original post.

With regards to "theft" I can offer the following.

Leave the bike where it can be seen by others. Having a cover that is all the way to the floor makes the thief have to decide on whether its worth the risk in an observed area to take a peek under the cover to see of it's worth stealing. Fit disk locks to both front and rear wheels BUT DON'T FORGET TO REMOVE THEM! 

I use the following disc locks.

Xena XR1 motorcycle alarm disc lock (the battery is pants on this and needs replacing regularly) - not sure if you can still get this one.

Luma Solido D 1016 (https://en.luma.es/catalogo/articulo/4-solido-d-1016) - This one is new to me and is just an extra layer of protection.

Ultimately you have to live with the fact that if a thief is determined to steal your bike then they are going to do it regardless of the damage and effort. Just make it as unpleasant a task as possible for them.

Great advice thanks again! and thanks for the pic

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Re: Suitable outdoor cover for F850GS with Top Box and Panniers
« Reply #11 on: October 18, 2020, 10:09:58 PM »
Use the kill switch.
Whenever I fit a disc lock, I turn the kill switch to off as a reminder.
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Re: Suitable outdoor cover for F850GS with Top Box and Panniers
« Reply #12 on: October 18, 2020, 10:34:45 PM »


My son purchased me one direct from the manufacturer. As you can see they offer a specific model for adventure bike with luggage fitted.
That's my F850GS with a large Givi box fitted.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/JDC-Waterproof-Motorcycle-Cover-Breathable-Vented-Topbox-RAIN-XL-Top-Box/331880739909?epid=17008808139&hash=item4d45a23445:g:7~QAAOSwbYZXXuGn

There is a drawstring around the base and I can confirm the XL fits around my panniers too.
« Last Edit: October 18, 2020, 10:40:55 PM by tomcat »
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Re: Suitable outdoor cover for F850GS with Top Box and Panniers
« Reply #13 on: October 27, 2020, 09:59:04 AM »
Très bien ce genre de housse  :028:  avec la place pour la bagagerie, je ne connaissais pas et en plus pas très cher. Merci pour le lien et l'info
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Re: Suitable outdoor cover for F850GS with Top Box and Panniers
« Reply #14 on: October 29, 2020, 04:18:40 AM »
Komine AK102 from Zarkie.
I have the L for my G650GS soft bags, top duffle, mate with 1200GS Adventure top box, hard panniers has XL.

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Re: Suitable outdoor cover for F850GS with Top Box and Panniers
« Reply #15 on: October 29, 2020, 08:33:54 PM »
Thanks for all the replied - really appreciate it!

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Re: Suitable outdoor cover for F850GS with Top Box and Panniers
« Reply #16 on: October 30, 2020, 12:08:15 AM »
This is likely not helpful to you, but I have one of these for parking at work

Geza Cover



-Steve
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Re: Suitable outdoor cover for F850GS with Top Box and Panniers
« Reply #17 on: October 30, 2020, 01:12:34 AM »
Actually thanks - I like the fitted look better - won't flap around in the wind and act like a sale. I have been searching to see if there is a full length fitted (stretch fabric) cover but have not found one. I will take a look at this brand.

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Re: Suitable outdoor cover for F850GS with Top Box and Panniers
« Reply #18 on: October 30, 2020, 01:26:11 AM »
http://www.gezagear.com/

Just a warning, it takes a couple months to get this cover made and shipped to you.  Each cover is custom made.  This one ran I think right around $300 US dollars.

-Steve
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Re: Suitable outdoor cover for F850GS with Top Box and Panniers
« Reply #19 on: October 30, 2020, 01:57:56 AM »
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