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Offline Sheene7

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Shad sh36 panniers sh58 top case, or Bmw luggage?
« on: June 18, 2018, 08:34:11 PM »
Hi all, what are the pros and cons for shad or BMW luggage?

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Re: Shad sh36 panniers sh58 top case, or Bmw luggage?
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2018, 09:18:00 PM »
Cant see any negatives using shad sh36 panniers

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Re: Shad sh36 panniers sh58 top case, or Bmw luggage?
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2018, 10:34:42 PM »
I have the shad 36's
Used them for 3 Euro trips, safe, study and definitely waterproof
Just a inch or 2 wider than the BMW ones
Prefer the 3P bracket over the BMW as it is off 11 months of the year and looks tidier when on
Can put the brackets on in less than 10 minutes
I think they look better, but that's my opinion

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Re: Shad sh36 panniers sh58 top case, or Bmw luggage?
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2018, 12:44:02 PM »
I'm also looking at the Shad's over the BMW ones, am I right in assuming that if/when I change bike I should just need to buy a different bracket from Shad? If that is the case then that is a huge selling point for me.

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Re: Shad sh36 panniers sh58 top case, or Bmw luggage?
« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2018, 12:53:55 PM »
Yes just an L shaped bracket they look much tidier I leave mine on all the time


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Re: Shad sh36 panniers sh58 top case, or Bmw luggage?
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2018, 12:56:53 PM »
*Originally Posted by billywizzz [+]
Yes just an L shaped bracket they look much tidier I leave mine on all the time

Perfect.

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Re: Shad sh36 panniers sh58 top case, or Bmw luggage?
« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2018, 02:14:02 PM »
*Originally Posted by grizzle [+]
I have the shad 36's
Used them for 3 Euro trips, safe, study and definitely waterproof
Just a inch or 2 wider than the BMW ones
Prefer the 3P bracket over the BMW as it is off 11 months of the year and looks tidier when on
Can put the brackets on in less than 10 minutes
I think they look better, but that's my opinion

I concur with all of the above.  The brackets are far superior:  They are less obtrusive, and yet they are beefier.

As posted in a previous thread, I would add that the flat-black finish of the Shads is also worthwhile.  The XR is a tall bike, and I boot my saddle bags frequently when mounting.  If I had the BMW bags, I'd wince every time I scratched the color-matched clear coat.

Oh, and the Shads can be had for far, far less money.  :046:
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Re: Shad sh36 panniers sh58 top case, or Bmw luggage?
« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2018, 02:24:44 PM »
Givi Trekker Outback, just more practical.


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Re: Shad sh36 panniers sh58 top case, or Bmw luggage?
« Reply #8 on: June 21, 2018, 06:55:43 PM »
*Originally Posted by bazzer [+]
Givi Trekker Outback, just more practical.

Or Trekker Dolomiti  - -  if you want a bit of style, to go with that capacity. :028:

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Re: Shad sh36 panniers sh58 top case, or Bmw luggage?
« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2018, 08:39:18 PM »
Shad , half the price and look good  :001:




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