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Smallest Full Size Bike Cover

Hi guys, what is the smallest full size bike cover you have seen? Standard covers for a motorcycle shop take up so much room, is there any made from material like a fly for a tent is made from? Cheers!
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I've been using a bicycle one for my small bike for a few years. The material is some very lightweight heat welded plastic and it more or less fits. It is purely an out of sight out of mind cover though, it's far to flimsy to stand up to much weather. Whether there are other (bigger) sizes etc isn't something I'm aware of but it might be worth having a search.
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Aerostich makes ultralight covers in various sizes. They pack down well, but still take up space so I find I rarely take mine anymore. Kinda pricey also.





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They look nice, but man they are expensive
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I found the solution is to buy the cheapest one you can find on eBay or similar. The cheaper they are, the thinner the material and the smaller they pack.

The quality will not be great but they will last a few years.

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Easy one....Oxford do a lightweight one which covers my xtz1200 and cases , also has a top box version too. Think it's called Stormtex ?? Packs down to a very small size
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Oops that's the big one.......its called the Aquatex !!
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They look nice, but man they are expensive
Out of curiosity I checked the price out... $157 US plus shipping!!
I have a cheapie cover I bought at Canadian Tire for less than $50 that just about packs that small.
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Out of curiosity I checked the price out... $157 US plus shipping!!
I have a cheapie cover I bought at Canadian Tire for less than $50 that just about packs that small.
yeah! that's is $220 Australian dollars plus shipping to Australia

I just ordered a cheap on off ebay hoping it will be thin as it looks then & the weight is low, it cost $30 delivered...….
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