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Old 17 Jul 2008
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TT600RE Hepco and Becker Rack and Panniers

Anyone have experience of these on a Yam TT600R/RE?

Would go for the OTR rack and panniers, but a company that can't answer an e-mail within 48 hours is one I don't usually do business with.
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Erik Saue has been around the world with them, I have the OTR stuff, would choose Hepco and Becker as an alterntive as they too mount to the rider footpegs to support the subframe. Metal mules don't.
I think OTR are on holiday at the moment (small workshop type outfit apparently).
The OTR stuff is cheaper as well.
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H&b

I have H&B rack on my XT, and aluboxes (got them on ebay coming from a TTR) If your not in a hurry, you can probably spare some money and get them second hand on ebay.. can also separately get frame and boxes separately (like I did), frame MUST be exactly your model and year,H&B boxes once that they r right smaller and left bigger are all good
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I have that rack on my TT600RE in combination with the junior II boxes (1 small 1 large, = the 'enduro' kit).
Can't say anything negative about that combination, robust enough and the frame is not very complicated to mount - i.e. it fits more or less ;-)

The availability of the OTR rack has always been a problem.
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i got the OTR set on my TTR and drove about 10kkm with it, of which 3000 gravel (Alaska, Prudhoe and Yukon, Inuvik).

Altough the fitting needs a bit of attention, the boxes and rack are very solid. (not 100% waterproof though).

i can send you pictures of the mounting etc. if you want.

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