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Givi E528 Top Case Rack V-Strom DL650/DL1000
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Givi E528 Topcase Rack for Suzuki V-Strom DL650 / DL1000

Designed to either connect seamlessly to your existing OEM luggage rack or replace it, the Givi E528 Top Case rack provides a secure attachment point for a Monokey top case. This easy to install luggage rack not only gives you a place to mount a snazzy Monokey top case, but also can be used to anchor soft luggage.


  • For Monokey top cases only
  • Includes Monokey mounting plate
  • All mounting hardware necessary for installation is included
  • Plastic construction
  • Max load: 6kg (13lbs)

Note: All hardware necessary for installation is included. Top case available separately.


This Product Fits:
DL1000 V-Strom 20022012
DL650 V-Strom 20042011
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Givi E528 Top Case Rack V-Strom DL650/DL1000 4.6 5 10 10
Bike specific parts should be easier to install Don't get me wrong; I actually enjoyed two hours of sweat and expletives, because that's what working on a bike is all about. But eight bolts should have taken about ten minutes, particularly on a "bike-specific" part. As I mentioned to Revzilla, the guys at Givi need to meet the guys at Ikea to learn about pre-installing nuts that can only go in one place anyway. That said, the rack holds the case and nothing has come loose in the first thousand miles, so I'm happy with the product. March 30, 2015
Very high quality This top case is a very good quality. Sturdy and great fit and finish. Installation instructions were terrible. Not a hard install just had to back track a couple of times because of them. September 15, 2014
Simple piece of gear that facilitates so much. It's a small adapter plate that does exactly what it's supposed to do. Make sure you get the mounting rails for your top case installed in the right direction, though. I had one turned around backward without realizing it and had to do some shucking and jiving to make it work without disassembling the whole thing and starting over. September 9, 2014
Givi v46 top case Good quality top case, jusr the right size for my VSTROM 650. Fast shipping as always!! June 20, 2014
Good features Product does not let the seat be removed or installed without some shims being added under the bracket that attaches the base to thebike. Other than 3 installs and removals to get the shims in right everthing is ok. June 4, 2014
Simple mounting bracket I bought the E528 mounting kit for my V46 Top case. The mounting bracket was easy to mount and works perfectly. Took me about 30 min to mount my top case. July 29, 2013
It installed and it worked Givi quality at Givi price. The install was a bit clumsy and the instructions were Givi-vague. But it is a quality part, engineered well. June 27, 2013
Easy to Install no issues just bolts right in Great Product I am a givi fan and most of my bolt ons are givi April 15, 2013
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Givi E528 Top Case Rack V-Strom DL650/DL1000
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Edward B: It is the one made for my bike Feb 7, 2015
Paul L: Fit perfectly on V Strom 10000. Well made with good hardware. Jan 24, 2015
Maurice C: Need the Rack Oct 29, 2013
A shopper asked: Hi,
Just bought a 2011 VStrom 650 with the OEM flat rack on the back. Is the E528 all I need to attach a Monokey topcase?
Jan 2, 2014
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Franklin B: First, welcome to the Vstrom community!

Yes, the E528 mounting kit will allow the use on Monokey top cases on both the DL650(04 to 11) and DL1000(unitl 2012) model Vstrom. The mount was a straight forward install, which can easily be performed with a modicum of mechanical skill and common sense. IT offers a very stable and secure platform for the Monkey top cases and has served me well.

If you're also thinking of eventually adding side cases, take a look at the SW-Motech quicl lock mounts, as they offer options that no other mounts begin to touch. Enjoy your Wee!!!!
Jan 2, 2014
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Alexander K: Yep. The E528 will allow you to quick mount most Givi tail luggage. I highly reccomend the E52 Maxima with the Admore LED light kit. I absolutely love mine on my 2011 Vstrom. I also have E36 side luggage. Pops on pops off, stuff stays dry even in torrential rain. My wife and I toured almost 10k miles last year without any issues. Congrats on an awesome new bike. Drive safe.

BTW checkout my setup vids on YouTube under ACKIV, Vstrom Setup part 1 thru 4. It walks you through the entire setup of my 2011.
Jan 2, 2014
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Jeffrey L: Yes. I also have a 2011 V-Strom 650 and this was the rack that I used to attach a monokey. Fitment was perfect. Jan 2, 2014
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A shopper asked: I only need to purchase parts number: GL661 and GL662 to fit my monolock plate to my V-Strom, can I purchase these parts only? Nov 14, 2011
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Chris K: Unfortunately, we don't carry replacement parts separately, however, you are welcome to call Givi directly at 877-679-4484. They should be able to supply you with the parts you need. Nov 15, 2011
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A shopper asked: My E528 was damaged when it was forced open by a thief. Is it possible to buy separately it's lock mechanism? Apr 17, 2014
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Michael D: I know they sell the keys and lock cylinders but you might want to inquire with Givi USA to see if they sell the entire latch. Apr 17, 2014
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Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Givi E528 Top Case Rack V-Strom DL650/DL1000 760900 E528 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours