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my selfmade panier rack for my africa twin
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my selfmade panniers , 2mm alu folded and welded and podercouted
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Very nice! One of the most proffesional home made luggage systems I've seen.

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That looks good, well done.

What exhaust is fitted ? I am doing a similiar thing myself and looking to find a slim exhaust so I can get the panniers equal both sides.
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the exhaust is the oval one from Boss , i think from a old gsxr . but i am not sure,since i work in a bikeschop i just took it from the schelf. got it for free it was slitly bended.

if you look goed you can see thad the richt pannier is not the same as the left. the richt one is a litle smaler at the bottem
the dimensions are : 45-45-20
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very nice, How long did it take you?.
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That looks good, well done.

What exhaust is fitted ? I am doing a similiar thing myself and looking to find a slim exhaust so I can get the panniers equal both sides.
Keep the original and try this: Africa Twin, Zubehör, Kofferträger
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anyone tried two small cans under the seat, move the tail assembly up? I am not sure about the low slung exhaust option- would be worried about hitting stones with it
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more ore les it took me 1month to fabricate it with a lot trey and error
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great job samson,
i like the big flat area on top, well thought out.

and well done for not falling into the trap of making the panniers too big
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i just had a look to the handelbars and dident whent wider
did already to mutch big city traffic
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my selfmade panier rack for my africa twin
Great job making the rack, how did you bend the pipe work ??? I'm rather stuck bending a pipe as the cross brace on the rear .. I started off with a givi rack, it was so light and poorly designed I felt I needed to do something !!!

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the rack

i made the rack of inox tube and bended it with a bendingmachine
i have the luck i can use al the machines thad i want
bending,welding,lazer
after the welding i let it be poudercoated in black

goedwierdo if you whant a look always welcom
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