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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 04-27-2005, 02:34 PM Thread Starter
 
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Any recommendations on covers?

I am looking for something that will last with out spending to much. Does anyone have recommendations on brand names and/or a good site to purchase a cover.
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Try kneedraggers.com. They have a number of covers.

Are you looking for an indoor dust cover or an outdoor cover to keep the elements off your bike? The former will run you $20 and the later about $80.

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Looking for an outdoor cover. I'll check out the site.
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For an outdoor cover check out the Dowco Guardian.

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What about an indoor cover to keep the dust off?
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Look for one that allows a cable to go through the bottom to keep it from blowing off in high winds.

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What about an indoor cover to keep the dust off?

Check this cover out: Nelson Rigg Dust Cover I have a similar one and it kept my bikes clean in the garage over the winter.

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Check this cover out: Nelson Rigg Dust Cover I have a similar one and it kept my bikes clean in the garage over the winter.

Did that cover your whole bike? all the way to the ground?
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Did that cover your whole bike? all the way to the ground?
Pretty close. There is maybe 2-3 inches from the cover to the ground.

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I would recommend Dowco covers. I had used 2 of them in different models and was very happy with them.
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I use a $20 Wal-Mart cover. I may be a squid, but I really can't see why anyone would need any better a cover. As long as it has a cable on the bottom, doesn't scratch your bike on the inside and is waterproof, what more do you need in a cover?

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Check out the Wanted/For Sale section. Kruz just put a Dowco up there for cheap. That would be PERFECT.

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Check out the Wanted/For Sale section. Kruz just put a Dowco up there for cheap. That would be PERFECT.
Fuck off, I'm buying that!

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After you guys get down fighting over Kruz's stuff.... LOL

I have one of these for my F3 and it's pretty nice. It's all-weather, with a vent at the top for moisture release, but I've only used it indoors so far.
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+1 for the Dowco cover. It really is top notch stuff.
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For an outdoor cover check out the Dowco Guardian.
I have a dowco and they make great stuf.

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