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Just bought this in a pinch before my trip to Georgia which is in two days. (Guaranteed same day FREE delivery) They're calling for afternoon showers/storms so I need a little something since I can't take my garage with me. (or can I?!! 💡 ⚠️)

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Just now, Beemer said:

 

I use a Dowco half cover as well. There's nothing worse than a soggy teabag.

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1 hour ago, Beemer said:

Just bought this in a pinch before my trip to Georgia which is in two days. (Guaranteed same day FREE delivery) They're calling for afternoon showers/storms so I need a little something since I can't take my garage with me. (or can I?!! 💡 ⚠️)

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Buy Dowco Guardian 50124-00 WeatherAll Plus Indoor/Outdoor Waterproof Motorcycle Cover, Black, Sportbike: Automotive -...

 

Wow, that is expensive. I buy the  Nelson Rigg large from Revzilla. The customer service is great. Mine developed a tiny tear after 9 month and Nelson Rigg sent a new one for free.  We have had some heavy downpours in the last few months and its held up very well.

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Just because bikes can handle weather, doesn't mean they love it. This all season cover offers an inexpensive way to...

 

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On ‎5‎/‎5‎/‎2019 at 12:36 PM, scat2me said:

Wow, that is expensive. I buy the  Nelson Rigg large from Revzilla. The customer service is great. Mine developed a tiny tear after 9 month and Nelson Rigg sent a new one for free.  We have had some heavy downpours in the last few months and its held up very well.

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Just because bikes can handle weather, doesn't mean they love it. This all season cover offers an inexpensive way to...

 

Thanks for the input, this will give people something to think about when shopping for a cover. I looked at those and they're nice FOR THE MONEY but they 're also cheaper for a reason. Just go back and do a comparison, you'll see that the Dowco Guardian is better made, it's waterproof instead of just water resistant, the material is heavier and will last much longer and there are other features it has that the Nelson Rigg doesn't so IMO the price is justified. Believe me, I wanted to spend less, I liked one of the half covers because it was smaller, would go on quicker, it's lighter in weight aaand less expensive but it just didn't offer the best protection. The key point is, water 'resistant' isn't what you want in a heavy downpour. Although it can do a pretty good job for the most part it isn't as good as waterproof.

I may have to move in the near future and in case I don't get a place with a garage I want a cover that is tough and waterproof if it's going to be outside everyday.

 

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21 hours ago, mossrider said:

I use a Dowco half cover as well. There's nothing worse than a soggy teabag.

I almost bought one of those! 


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2 hours ago, Beemer said:

Thanks for the input, this will give people something to think about when shopping for a cover. I looked at those and they're nice FOR THE MONEY but they 're also cheaper for a reason. Just go back and do a comparison, you'll see that the Dowco Guardian is better made, it's waterproof instead of just water resistant, the material is heavier and will last much longer and there are other features it has that the Nelson Rigg doesn't so IMO the price is justified. Believe me, I wanted to spend less, I liked one of the half covers because it was smaller, would go on quicker, , lighter in weight aaand less expensive but it just didn't offer the best protection. The key point is, water 'resistant' isn't what you want in a heavy downpour. Although it can do a pretty good job for the most part it isn't as good as waterproof.

I may have to move in the near future and in case I don't get a place with a garage I want a cover that is tough and waterproof if it's going to be outside everyday.

 

I spray mine with Scotch-guard  water repellent in the green can. I give it one coat a month. We have had many downpours in Miami in the last year.  Since I leave the Bike out in  the sun and rain I want something that will hold up. I'm sure the Dowco is better and heavier but what's the life expectancy? 

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