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buying top box in london

Hi there,
i am visiting london for few days thought i'd buy a good top box case
for my royal enfield motorbike back in india. can anyone suggest shop
where i can get them?

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You can get the newspaper publication Motorcycle News that comes out on a Wednesday so you could find any shops close to the part of London that you would be staying. personally, I would get one fabricated in India to the exact dimentions you require made from aluminium, I have had fibreglass boxes in the past and recently had a plastic 'Givi' box on my commuter bike, until the bike fell off it's stand and suprizingly wrecked the box! Good luck....ps liked the photos on your webpage.
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Excellent photos. and I agree with the above comments about using a metal box.
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Thanks for the tip, from the prices i looked up it would be much much cheaper
to get it built back home. the only thing is it's hard to find someone who does
aluminium welding back in delhi. got any suggestion for the design of the box
which i can use ?

and thank for appreciting the photographs btw which one did you liked most?
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Possibly fabricated using sealant and rivets as opposed to ali welding, the size of the box depends on what you want to carry remembering the larger the box the more space you have to carry things you don't really need!.
All the photographs are good but if I had to choose it is a 'tie' between 'evening together at tsomoriri lake' and Pangong lake.
Check out the topbox Lois Pryce is using on her TTR250 on her current South Africa trip at www.loisontheloose.com
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