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RE: Baglux cover on R1100RS
- From: "Ian Ellison" <ian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 19:07:07 +0100
- Subject: RE: Baglux cover on R1100RS
> The Bagster is about as old as the bike, so I'm sure there have a
> been some changes made over the years. However, mine fits quite well
> and I wouldn't believe they changed the design so the cover fits
> worse. I wonder if it's really the right one for an R1100RS. I guess
> if it's close, it must be the right one.
Thanks Karl. It has a label saying "'96 R1100RS". Mine's a '95 but near
> Where the side straps are, I believe both the long and short-skirted
> R1100RS' are the same. On my bike the side clips also attach just
> above the throttle bodies too. Try pushing the clip further under so
> it's on the fairing bottom edge, parallel to the road and see if it
> can hook onto the small lip on the backside of the fairing.
That's what I did, but the extra inch or two below where your bottom edge is
means it's a marginal fit.
If you look at
which is basically the same as mine you'll see what I mean. It's a lot
> Weird color, but congrats on the new Baglux. It's been a great system
> for me and has held up well for 65K+ miles.
See http://i24.ebayimg.com/01/i/000/a6/ce/4cc5_1.JPG for the colour. I
thought they just had bad white balance on the photo. Hell, it's close
I've used the system for years on various bikes and have 3 bags, all Alphas,
but red, black, and blue. They just seem to accumulate. :-)