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Offline Hooligan

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Re: Tank Bags, any ones to look out for or avoid?
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2018, 04:41:08 PM »
*Originally Posted by SwiftTone [+]
I don't use a tank bag and prefer my Kriega backpacks, and RamMount X-grip. I've done over 20,000 miles with this combo and tested up to 140mph. Kriega backpacks are incredibly comfortable even fully loaded with weight.
+1 for the Kriega packs. A bit pricey but super comfortable and versitile.

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Re: Tank Bags, any ones to look out for or avoid?
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2018, 10:03:22 PM »
Kreiga backpacks have nice design but AFAIK you need to get at least a 30liter backpack for it to be waterproof....or the carrier bag (I have one of these which I like).

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Re: Tank Bags, any ones to look out for or avoid?
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2018, 11:41:40 PM »
It seem to me there are 3 types of people.
1. Don't care what you say I'll never wear a backpack.
2. I love all packpacks and brand X is the best.
3. (and the possibly largest group) I like the idea of a backpack but of the 9 or 10 I've tried they just don't cut it.

I am a number 1  :001:

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Re: Tank Bags, any ones to look out for or avoid?
« Reply #13 on: December 09, 2018, 03:27:14 AM »
As you said, I fall solidly into the 1st category:

I'll take a crappy 30l tankbag over the best 30l backpack the world can manage

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Re: Tank Bags, any ones to look out for or avoid?
« Reply #14 on: December 09, 2018, 05:38:07 PM »
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I really cant get on with rucksacks. On the very few occasions Ive used one on a bike, theyve acted like a rudder. And much as they might claim to offer some back protection, I wouldnt fancy the straps snagging on something in the event an accident. Tank bags all the way for me.

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Re: Tank Bags, any ones to look out for or avoid?
« Reply #15 on: December 10, 2018, 01:01:59 PM »
That's what I felt about backpacks until I used Kriegas. Kriegas put no weight on your shoulders, and I can honestly say I can comfortably carry about 13lbs on a 12 hour riding day.

I've converted all my friends to believers and now they all use Kriega.

Yes its expensive, but if riding is something you take seriously then its an investment. They carry a 10 year warranty and the quality is top notch.

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Re: Tank Bags, any ones to look out for or avoid?
« Reply #16 on: December 12, 2018, 12:31:23 AM »
Givi lock tank bag for me and also keep phone away from plastic window as it overheats. I use a quadlock for phone :152:
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Re: Tank Bags, any ones to look out for or avoid?
« Reply #17 on: December 12, 2018, 11:10:57 PM »
No point of a backpack when you can get a nice tail bag!
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Re: Tank Bags, any ones to look out for or avoid?
« Reply #18 on: December 13, 2018, 07:25:28 AM »
*Originally Posted by DRoss [+]
I've had a wunderlich tank bag on for close to 40k miles, never comes off it is perfect for what you want. 

On second read of your post, won't be able to see your phone but otherwise perfect.

Another vote for this - again no phone sleeve, but there is webbing on the top to slip a phone into maybe - The Wunderlich with its clip on system really is a great little bag for phone, lock, waterproofs etc - very neat !

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Re: Tank Bags, any ones to look out for or avoid?
« Reply #19 on: December 13, 2018, 01:14:59 PM »
*Originally Posted by CrazyBiker [+]
No point of a backpack when you can get a nice tail bag!

There is when you have a tank bag, saddle bags, tail bags all strapped up for a 10 day camping trip!  :001: :008: :018:

 


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