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Old 12 Sep 2006
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paniers for bmw GS

hello, i want to have some opinios about paniers on long trips , my intention is to buy the aluminium ones and here i have two choices touratech ones and hepco becker the new GOBI , i really like the hepco becker ones but i want to ear about , if are really strong , etc etc to help me to take the best decision ok tks to all joao reis
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Talking Alu boxes

You can look for :

Metalmule : Metalmule in UK or boxerdesign in germany. Very good quality. tubes 18 mm and boxes Alu 2 mm. Easy mounting and hop on off system.
(http://www.metalmule.com)
(http://www.boxer-design.de)

Hepco & Becker : Germany. Tubes 15 mm and boxes Alu 1,5 mm.
(http://www.hepco-becker.de/)

Off The road : Germany (http://www.offtheroad.de/)

Touratech : Germany. Zega Cases. Tubes 15 mm and boxes Alu 1,5 mm.
(http://www.touratech.de)

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I use TT Zega's myself but by far the best I have seen for serious travelling are ' VERNS' panniers. They are about the same price as TT but these are hand made to your specification. You can find Vern directly via the Uk GS community on www.ukgser.com. Go over there and do a search on panniers - you'll have lots to read.
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Thumbs up Metalmule

I'd reccomend Metalmule. Good strong pannier system.

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