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Fitting Giant Loop bags to 610
« on: July 03, 2013, 12:07:26 pm »
Anyone with pictures how they fitted the bags to the 610 ? The side panels are minimilistic ans I'm worried about the bag touching the pipe. Also did you use the passenger pegs for the compression straps ? Seems this guy did it without the pegs.
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Re: Fitting Giant Loop bags to 610
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2013, 03:29:07 pm »
What size you got? I use the Coyote and no issues with it touching exhaust. Strap low down on frame - some use the passenger peg square subframe brackets to make tie points for the GL.
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Re: Fitting Giant Loop bags to 610
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2013, 03:33:12 pm »
I have the smaller Mojavi. With a tent on top I have enough for a three day trip.
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Re: Fitting Giant Loop bags to 610
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2013, 03:36:28 pm »
So why you asking? - it will be nowhere near the zorst (I also have a Mojavi in addition to the Cayote). Search on Husky Cafe and you will see the GL attachment setups with the frame clamps.
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Re: Fitting Giant Loop bags to 610
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2013, 05:52:09 pm »
Big Dom do you have any photo's of your set up on the exhaust side?

I'm also interested in a solution to this issue.

Did you have the passenger peg frames installed?
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Re: Fitting Giant Loop bags to 610
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2013, 06:36:26 pm »
I have removed the passenger pegs from early on and just tie the bags to the bottom of the frame. I have wanted to make a more elegant  plug and play solution but not got around to it. As I say the answer I think is to use the square clamps from the passenger pegs and attach a U-bolt.
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Re: Fitting Giant Loop bags to 610
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2013, 10:40:52 pm »
So why you asking?
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Re: Fitting Giant Loop bags to 610
« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2013, 10:44:25 pm »
So why you asking?
Getting some life into the Husky thread, it's too quiet in here !

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Re: Fitting Giant Loop bags to 610
« Reply #8 on: July 04, 2013, 08:33:04 am »
Some pics grabbed from Husky Cafe - the repurposing of the passenger peg brackets can be seen (pity he has not rounded off the attached plate decently  :eek7:) but this will give you an idea. I would try and use a u-bolt if possible through the bracket but as I say have not played around yet. This approach allows some flexibility of where to position the tie down points.
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