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post #1 of 7 Old May 19th, 2010, 9:10 pm Thread Starter
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Removing top case

When you remove top case what are suggestions for a passenger backrest.
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Re: Removing top case

I can only speak for me, but others may agree, removing the top case is for solo riding. Admittedly, I have considered attaching a smaller back rest to one of Spudrider's racks, but why? Whey the wife's on, the trunk's on. When I ride solo, the trunk's in the shop.
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I can only speak for me, but others may agree, removing the top case is for solo riding. Admittedly, I have considered attaching a smaller back rest to one of Spudrider's racks, but why? Whey the wife's on, the trunk's on. When I ride solo, the trunk's in the shop.
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When riding two up, I use the Trunk (top case). When not, the trunk is off.
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Re: Removing top case

I had that same issue when I took mine off. I had purchased a Ft. Worth Rack,(without the "handle") and my wife hated to ride on it without a back rest. I solved the problem and bought a back rest from www.bestrestproducts.com, and mounted it on the Ft Worth rack. Works great, except it does take up quite a bit of space on the rack.
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Re: Removing top case

Once the case is off any suggestions for a good rack. Seen a few advertised from 175 to 475. Would be interested in the Fort Worth if I could find one, as they seem to be out of stock at the stores I located.

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Re: Removing top case

Mark, our own Spudrider builds a nice rack. I have it on my bike now. Being a Harley rider, I'm an out of the closet chrome junky, so I'd like that option, but his racks are a very nice product. I think a search should turn something up here.
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