Join Date: May 2016
Location: Newark, Delaware
I'm no engineer, but I'd think that if the frame or sub-frame is prone to getting tweaked in a mild get-off, then harder side cases and/or guards will transfer even more force to the frame and increase the chances of frame damage. Perhaps soft luggage would be better?
2015 Versys 650 ABS
AMA, MSTA, Retreads
Nat'l Cycle "Sport-Touring" screen; Givi hand guards; BMW Sport Grips; Omni-Cruise throttle lock; Motowerk mirror extenders, side stand foot & highway pegs; Denali Mini Soundbomb horn; SW-Motech top rack, Quick-Lock Evo side racks, wide foot pegs & GPS shelf; Givi E-22 side cases & V-47 top case; RKA 13L Shiloh Road tank bag; Hyper-Lites; Sargent seat; Shoodaben ECU reflash; decalectomy.