How do you carry a tire plug kit and pump?

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by JayElDee, Feb 13, 2017.

  1. ElMartillo

    ElMartillo I See Faces...

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    That's the one I have. Actually I have a couple of 'em. Gave them as gifts one Xmas. Surprised it won't fit as-is. Easy enough to stash it in a pannier or trunk though.
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  2. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    yeah but a bit heavy, its a GREAT pump though.
    used it sat, KTM 690 rear tire, from new tube to 30 psi in what seemed like no time at all.
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  3. Snks

    Snks Been here awhile

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    One of these little Air Shot inflaters http://www.motopumps.com/airshot.php
    With a plug kit from the same co. fits into the little Givi tool pouch that goes under the rear rack and above the tail light on the GS.
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  4. GreyThumper

    GreyThumper Been here awhile

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    No pillion: plug kit and pump are in a topcase.

    With pillion: Plug kit and pump are in a tank bag (wife doesn't like having a topbox behind her).

    Off road: Plug kit and pump are in a soft bag strapped to the pillion seat (I don't like bringing a tank bag, hard luggage , or the wife :) when riding off road).

    I used to put the plug kit and pump in a fanny pack sometimes, but decided that in a crash, that's a lot of sharp and/or hard objects that can stick into my spine.

    I also don't like using containers that are sort of permanently attached to the bike, since I switch bikes, and it's much easier to transfer a tank bag or top case (that also has other things; waterproofs, first aid kit, medicine kit, etc.) between bikes.
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  5. Deano747

    Deano747 2014 BMW R1200GSW; 2014 Ducati Monster 1200S

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    If you want to carry stuff permanently and not in a top box etc, then the combination of my 3 under rack bags, my handlebar bag, my Touratech tool case and the storage under my Sargent seats gives me all the tools I think I need for small jobs, tyre plugs and compressor, and a decent first aid kit.

    Givi also makes under rack bags, mine are Touratech but I suspect the Givi are better.

    Also not a fan of cheap......buy it right, buy it once.
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  6. ACD

    ACD old nOOb

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  7. jdub

    jdub Dawg bytes reel gud

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    I was able to fit my mini-compressor and repair kit with glue, plugs and insertion tool under the seat of my '14 GSW. Out of town until the weekend, but when I get back I'll try and remember to take some pics and post them.
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  8. durkinjo

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    I purchased the [​IMG] Tourtech box.


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  9. mtbenson

    mtbenson Been here awhile

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    I had one of these from Wunderlich on my '07 GS and carried my tire repair kit there. Unfortunately on the LC bikes, there's less space under the luggage rack and the bag is MUCH smaller.
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  10. Smoke Eater 3

    Smoke Eater 3 Long timer

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    I have a mountain bike pump strapped to the light bar cross beam under the beak.
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  11. Nesbocaj

    Nesbocaj Earth, we're #1

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    Lose the passenger seat
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  12. 65SlashTwo

    65SlashTwo Da Pigu

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    Same here....wanted the ADV designs style as on my previous GSA but this one was even less
    expensive. Couldn't pass up.
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  13. RJAMT

    RJAMT Adventurer

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    Ditto
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  14. aGremlin

    aGremlin Been here awhile

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    I like the side opening. It does mean the pannier has to be off, but gives much better access and utilisation of the space. Don't think my fat paws would fit down the box to retrieve something either, and I can't exactly tip the bike on end to get it?
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  15. ErikMotoMan

    ErikMotoMan Clearwater Lights and HELITE airbags Save Lives!

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  16. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    They are actually really good compressors.

    But go ahead and "protect" your friends from good deals on good kit.

    I'll continue to air up mine, and my friends tires with a reliable high volume $29 pump from Harbor freight.

    :D


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  17. ErikMotoMan

    ErikMotoMan Clearwater Lights and HELITE airbags Save Lives!

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    LOL. It will fail. I speak from experience.
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  18. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    I speak from experience as well.

    I have had it for several years, has not failed yet.

    the slime pumps, and the other high dollar stripped down pumps have all failed me, this one still goes strong.

    Post a photo of the harbor freight pump you had that failed..
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  19. ErikMotoMan

    ErikMotoMan Clearwater Lights and HELITE airbags Save Lives!

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  20. ErikMotoMan

    ErikMotoMan Clearwater Lights and HELITE airbags Save Lives!

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