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Old 17 Jan 2007
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Question Recommendations for online motorcycle stores in UK?

I am wanting to purcahse some soft luggage (tank bag and panniers) for my Suzuiki GS500. I have had good reports on Oxford luggage and have found some UK suppliers on the internet (i'm based in Scotland). Just wondering if anyone has found any particularly good (costs, delivery times) online stores that they've used that deliver in the UK, or any stores based around Falkirk area that i could go to in person .

Having only lived here for a few months, i don't have any previous experience/knowledge of the motorcycle stores. I have already searched around, but i appreciate there is more intelligent people out there that may know something i don't

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Good shops

I use Infinity a lot chunky...

http://www.infinitymotorcycles.com/

They have actual shops down here in London - but they do a lot of mail order stuff and web stuff - they're very trustworthy and have never let me down.

Although it does depend what you're after as there's quite a lot of specialist shops.

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Just get yourself on ebay and buy from whoever's cheapest at the moment. Loads of bike accessory retailers sell through ebay now, and there's plenty of choice if you're looking for Oxford soft luggage.
I've used Oxford throwovers in the past, and they're good, solid bags. Also take a look at the stuff from Givi and the Frank Thomas 'Cargo' brand.
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Just get yourself on ebay and buy from whoever's cheapest at the moment. Loads of bike accessory retailers sell through ebay now, and there's plenty of choice if you're looking for Oxford soft luggage.
I've used Oxford throwovers in the past, and they're good, solid bags. Also take a look at the stuff from Givi and the Frank Thomas 'Cargo' brand.
I use ebay alot actually... but I always tend to check the prices elswhere too... as they're not always the cheapest place... case in point - I bought a security Id arm holder (yes I know!) from ebay last week - then discovered if I'd bought through their website I wouldn't have had to pay P&P... only £1.50 - but still...

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If you're in Falkirk you could always go to Jim Allen's bike shop in Falkirk It's in Graham's road in case you didn't know. He's also a Suzuki dealer if you need bits for your GS500. There are loads of bike shops near Falkirk stretching from Edinburgh to Glasgow.
I live in Falkirk so if you see a Blue Triumph Tiger running about give me a shout.
If you're into bike clubs/rallies and stuff you could google for fvmcc that's one of the local bike clubs from Falkirk.
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