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Old 07-08-2012, 11:28 PM   #556
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Does any one here run a wolfman tankbag on there G650GS? if so, do you have a pic you could share please?
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Old 07-09-2012, 06:00 AM   #557
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I have one of the Enduro tank bags. It's small but is designed for a sloping gas tank on a dirt bike or DS. I will post a picture when I can.
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Old 07-09-2012, 06:40 AM   #558
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Wolfman Tank Bag

This is the Explorer Lite. I had just put it on so the straps still weren't cut down.

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Old 07-09-2012, 07:44 AM   #559
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Not a wolfman, but this Giant loop Fandago bag fits the 650GS quite nicely.
We also have a GL Diablo I use on my Husa, it swaps over to the Fandago mount and also fits nicely, just shorter.

The biggest problem with GL is it's *NOT* 100% waterproof, but neither is the Wolfman.







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Old 07-09-2012, 08:46 AM   #560
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This is the Explorer Lite. I had just put it on so the straps still weren't cut down.

Are you happy with the bag after a bit of use mate? How much gear can you fit in it?
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Old 07-09-2012, 08:48 AM   #561
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Thanks for the tankbag shots

Thanks for all the tankbag shots, makes it a little easier to make a decision when you can actually see it on your bike!

Thanks again
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:55 AM   #562
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Are you happy with the bag after a bit of use mate? How much gear can you fit in it?

I'm liking it. It isn't waterproof, so you may want a small drysack if you need to keep things dry. I usually just keep a bottle of water, some earplugs and maybe an extra pair of gloves in there. It has room for plenty more and expands quite a bit (I'm not sure of the actual room it adds). For the price it is a great bag.
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Old 07-09-2012, 12:26 PM   #563
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Forgot to ask in last thread, has anyone had experience with the adjustable windshield bracket by Touratech or Wunderlich?

I have 3 windshields for the old bike, the Dakar that came on the bike, a Givi sport shield, and a tall Cee Baileys for the highway grinds. I'd like not to have to buy more windshields, just maybe the adjustable bracket to move the stock one up and down. I guess the bracket allows for some tilt as well.

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I am withya on the spares, I have two for my GS I do not use. I have the Touratech adjustable mount and the Cee Baily windshield, it is 20" from the lowest point to the top. I do not know if this is a tall, medium, etc.. Also, I am at the lowest adjustment point on the adjustment bracket. Aerodynamics are some kinda weird, least to me.

I am 5' 10" and have the stock factory seat. Works like a champ until I edge up toward triple digit speeds which I rarely do. I did chase a buddy of mine on an "X" heading north on I-75, he was clocking 110 and we stayed about even. I did switch over to a 17 tooth front sprocket shortly after buying the GS and I love it.

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Old 07-09-2012, 12:39 PM   #564
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I am withya on the spares, I have two for my GS I do not use. I have the Touratech adjustable mount and the Cee Baily windshield, it is 20" from the lowest point to the top. I do not know if this is a tall, medium, etc.. Also, I am at the lowest adjustment point on the adjustment bracket. Aerodynamics are some kinda weird, least to me.

I am 5' 10" and have the stock factory seat. Works like a champ until I edge up toward triple digit speeds which I rarely do. I did chase a buddy of mine on an "X" heading north on I-75, he was clocking 110 and we stayed about even. I did switch over to a 17 tooth front sprocket shortly after buying the GS and I love it.

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You went from the 16 to a 17 CS?
How is take off in first gear?
Do you have to increase the revs when taking off to match the acceleration
you had with the 16 tooth CS? Thanks.
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Old 07-09-2012, 07:25 PM   #565
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You went from the 16 to a 17 CS?
How is take off in first gear?
Do you have to increase the revs when taking off to match the acceleration
you had with the 16 tooth CS? Thanks.
You have to increase the revs just a tad. Once rolling you can shoot a rooster tail easily just like with the 16 tooth. My buddy with the "X" has the 17 tooth too. In fact, he is the one who convinced me to go with it. I've never regretted the swap.

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Old 07-09-2012, 07:40 PM   #566
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You have to increase the revs just a tad. Once rolling you can shoot a rooster tail easily just like with the 16 tooth. My buddy with the "X" has the 17 tooth too. In fact, he is the one who convinced me to go with it. I've never regretted the swap.

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The most popular CS swap is a 15 for better low end grunt. What made you go with a 17?
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The most popular CS swap is a 15 for better low end grunt. What made you go with a 17?
I'm going to guess lower revs at high cruising speeds.
That's why I would do it.
I went up a tooth on my KLR 650 and it made 75 for long stretches on the freeway much smoother and relaxed.
I had no interest in doing anymore single track on the pig after several crashes.

I figured the G650GS, with 10 bhp more the the KLR would have no trouble running
one tooth higher and it's good to hear that's the case.
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You have to increase the revs just a tad. Once rolling you can shoot a rooster tail easily just like with the 16 tooth. My buddy with the "X" has the 17 tooth too. In fact, he is the one who convinced me to go with it. I've never regretted the swap.

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Thanks for the info.
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Old 07-09-2012, 10:17 PM   #569
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I'm going to guess lower revs at high cruising speeds.
That's why I would do it.
I went up a tooth on my KLR 650 and it made 75 for long stretches on the freeway much smoother and relaxed.
I had no interest in doing anymore single track on the pig after several crashes.

I figured the G650GS, with 10 bhp more the the KLR would have no trouble running
one tooth higher and it's good to hear that's the case.
I was wondering why because it's already very smooth at high rpms with the 16 CS. Where it needs help is in the lower rpms, can't wait to pull 2nd gear power wheelies out of corners
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Old 07-11-2012, 07:40 PM   #570
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I'm going to guess lower revs at high cruising speeds.
That's why I would do it.
I went up a tooth on my KLR 650 and it made 75 for long stretches on the freeway much smoother and relaxed.
I had no interest in doing anymore single track on the pig after several crashes.

I figured the G650GS, with 10 bhp more the the KLR would have no trouble running
one tooth higher and it's good to hear that's the case.
That pretty much sums it up. I have to go pretty far north to get into any topo or decent riding other than sand since I am in FL. Here are a couple of pictures of my last trip. The guy on the tree is my riding buddy.

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