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post #1 of 26 Old 07-05-2010, 01:29 PM Thread Starter
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**SOLD** Ventura Luggage Rack System for 919

Okee-dokey. So this set retails for $535, then they do some bundling magic and it goes to about $475 at the time I bought it. I'm feeling $375 shipped. Includes bag, rain cover, sport rack, luggage rack, mounting hardware, and sport handle so you don't have just the nubs when there's no rack attached. Very good condition - used for a one week trip and did marvelously.
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Nice system. I have one for the 9er and one for the Superhawk.

Good luck with the sale.

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Oh. it'sa tail pak, not panniers. still a good price. I can't do it but why you no likey?

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Is this purely bolt on? No mods required? Any pics of what it looks like installed?

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Is this purely bolt on? No mods required? Any pics of what it looks like installed?
Yep. Remove grabrail and bolt on. 5 minutes tops and you have luggage onboard.

Here's my 9er loaded for a trip:



You can also turn the bag to hang over the passenger area of the seat if you like.

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Thanks for getting my Back on that, Jim. Yes, very low impact to the bike and fits a lot of gear. The sport rack is shorter than the one pictured and can be used to tie down stuff or you could purchase the smaller luggage.

I like the gear, it works REALLY well and turned the 9er into a quasi-sport tourer, but I'm selling her and have not need for it.

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All of that is achieved without L brackets? Was it wobbly at all? I'm interested for sure! Thanks....

P.S. Which bag is that you bought?


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Extremely stable. Here's how I was loaded for my trip (notice the bed roll, sleeping bag, and tent attached to the rear of the rack) and I had no issues in the twisities on the PCH or at high speeds making my brother eat my dust on his Goldwing.

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I have the brackets, small sport rack w/ the small Ventura pack. Absolutly love it. Have had this on 2 bikes now..... great solid system. The Racks can be either mounted forward or backwards depending on wether you have a passenger.....

Good price, on some good stuff.... +1


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All of that is achieved without L brackets? Was it wobbly at all? I'm interested for sure! Thanks....

P.S. Which bag is that you bought?
What do you mean by L bracket? Ventura's definition of an L bracket is what mounts to the bike & looks like he is including it.

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Extremely stable. Here's how I was loaded for my trip (notice the bed roll, sleeping bag, and tent attached to the rear of the rack) and I had no issues in the twisities on the PCH or at high speeds making my brother eat my dust on his Goldwing.

That's the Aero Spada
Is your bag just hung over the rear of the rack & not supported on the bottom (except if by the seat itself) & the rolls on the rack in a rearward position?

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Is your bag just hung over the rear of the rack & not supported on the bottom (except if by the seat itself) & the rolls on the rack in a rearward position?
It looks that way. That's one thing that's nice about the system. It's very versatile for what it is. You can load for single passenger, two passenger, rack forward, rack rearward, different height brackets, a sport rail if you don't want a bracket, or in just a few minutes you can be back to stock.

The only downside I have found is I can't get my Corbin backrest on with the rack mounted.

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Is your bag just hung over the rear of the rack & not supported on the bottom (except if by the seat itself) & the rolls on the rack in a rearward position?
Yessiree, as Jim mentioned, you can pack it tons o ways. It's rather ingenious and I can't imagine a better soft luggage solution for the bike.

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To Clarify......

With the Ventura system ---- The side brackets that support the rear racks are different lengths and sizes depending on the bike. For instance....on a Hayabusa I use to own --- the Ventura mounted quite a ways forward and each side of the bike had a long L bracket that ran the length of the tail.

On the 919 ---- the mount points for the rear grab rail are farther back.....thus the 'L-brackets' in the 919 kit are small......and thus VERY solid and stable for the entire rack. (way more stable that what it was on my Hayabusa)

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Yea, I guess that is what I was getting at, some of the pictures on their site show some really long L brackets yet this one for the 919 didnt appear to have those! I see now how that works, just wanted to make sure I understood! Thanks........


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Thanks for all the assits fellas, I should mention a search on WT will show a lot of references to these bad boys over the years. After reading the glowing comments of everyone, I jumped in myself.

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Now you just need a buyer!

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Now you just need a buyer!
Man, I'm working on it, I just gotta convince my wife that I REALLY need it!!! I'm not done with this yet!


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I have a set sans the handle & love it also.

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SOLD!!!!!!!!!

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Congrats to both of you guys on the sale.

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Congrats . That really looks like a great luggage system for the 9'er.

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Oh Woody is SO happy!!! I'll be even happier once it arrives... Thanks Suede!! Also thanks for all your great comments on this system, I really do love this forum!


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