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Offline I'm NOT Carl

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C14
« on: June 08, 2014, 08:12:04 PM »
When I stopped in at the local Kawasaki place to get a new chain breaker, I eyeballed the new C14 sitting in the window. I like the locking side cases and trunk, more room for a passenger, and more suited for touring (I've test ridden one, the position is also much more to my liking).

If Rita was off the payroll, I could easily see me dropping some coin on it.

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(not this one of course but one like this is in the local shop)

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Re: C14
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2014, 08:13:51 PM »
Split the cost with Jen. Say 60/40?
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Re: C14
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2014, 08:33:10 PM »
Split the cost with Jen. Say 60/40?

Jeanne. Actually we're heading north on Saturday for the first multi-day ride. She did seem to do okay on the over nighter though so I don't expect a problem.

I will note though that I enjoy camping. Where would you put camping gear on this thing? Alternately, if you stuffed all the camping gear, where would you put everything else?

Maybe it's time for a trailer :shrug:

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Re: C14
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2014, 09:18:00 PM »
Maybe it's time for a trailer :shrug:
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Re: C14
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2014, 08:44:59 PM »
Carl you would love the C14.

I know you like to tinker, ------> http://www.zggtr.org/index.php?topic=14520.msg211818#new

I think the guy did a great job, for a small amount of money.
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Re: C14
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2014, 02:31:30 PM »
You buy a Givi Maxima E55.  Camping gear for two for any amount of time will fit in that alone.  THen you still have the two side cases for all your clothes, tools, rain gear, heated gear, etc.

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Re: C14
« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2014, 02:47:20 PM »
Does it fit on a standard Givi mount? I have a 45 now which holds both sleeping bags. The saddlebags hold misc stuff and our clothes. Tank bags hold bike stuff and temporary holding stuff.

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Re: C14
« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2014, 02:52:02 PM »
Yup.  Just replace the stock C14 rack (which is flimsy plastic) the an aluminum aftermarket one.  The Givi pops on and off no problemo.

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Re: C14
« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2014, 09:18:57 PM »
Go super-size with a Corbin 70 liter


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Re: C14
« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2014, 10:26:41 PM »
That's cool although at $1,000 it's a tad steep. Still, better than a trailer and hitch at $3,000. :)

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