let's see a picture of your camping setup and how it all fits on your bike... please

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by ClearwaterBMW, Jun 8, 2007.

  1. dad2bike

    dad2bike Retired! Cranky Old Fart

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    @YJake is that one bottle of bourbon (you're proud of) or is there one in each bag? :lol3
  2. YJake

    YJake Wrenchin'

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    I'm currently packing for a 5 day trip and that bottle is comming with me.
    :freaky

    I was also using it as a reference for size. My tarp folds up into a bundle about two and a half Bourbon bottles large.:dunno

    -Jake
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  3. PineLaneRider

    PineLaneRider Been here awhile

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    Two and a half bourbon bottles...perfect size comparison. I can hear myself saying..."If I leave the tarp at home, I can take two and a half more bottles of bourbon...hmmmm".
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  4. sideroadbob

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    Hey HarveyM
    Are a couple of those pics taken at The Experimental Farm? Sure looks alot like the lookout over the creeks area that everyone lets their dogs shit all over the place?
    SRB
  5. HarveyM

    HarveyM Been here awhile

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    Yes- I 're-staged' the packed pics at the request by somebody on another forum (page 569). As for the dog shit I don't think I'll check it out....
  6. levain

    levain STILL Jim Williams

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    Does the OS18 have loops to use the seat straps like on the OS32? I couldn't tell from the video.
  7. levain

    levain STILL Jim Williams

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    Does the OS18 have loops to use the seat straps like on the OS32? I couldn't tell from the video.
  8. tokenboy

    tokenboy Gnirly Adventurer

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    The OS18 looks like it is made specifically for racks. If you had a simple webbed strap the width of your seat with a loop at both ends the G hooks could grab it would be very easy and possible to mount.

    Hopefully this picture helps a bit to show how they mount.

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  9. tokenboy

    tokenboy Gnirly Adventurer

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    The OS18 looks like it is made specifically for racks. If you had a simple webbed strap the width of your seat with a loop at both ends the G hooks could grab it would be very easy and possible to mount.

    Hopefully this picture helps a bit to show how they mount.

    [​IMG][​IMG]

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  10. Sitheach86

    Sitheach86 Long timer

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    Finding waterproof luggage that doesn't require a rack and fits nicely up close to the bike is proving impossible. I'm probably going to order a few and pick the best one after seeing them on the bike. Mosko 25 with racks look the best but expensive and wide.
  11. tokenboy

    tokenboy Gnirly Adventurer

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    The US series dry bags will easily mount to a seat as long as you have some subframe rails underneath to loop the attachment straps too.

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  12. Sitheach86

    Sitheach86 Long timer

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    How well do they crash?

    Realistically my wolfman enduro bags never move an inch. All it requires is a strap over the seat and a loop around passenger pegs. I imagine I could retrofit something into this position.
  13. tokenboy

    tokenboy Gnirly Adventurer

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    I think am envisioning you want to mount a single bag on your seat. Like it would be sitting behind you.

    You're crashing wrong if you are worried about the crashabilty of a bag mounted that way.

    My Kriega bags do not move an inch. I've been using the US series bags for many many years. This was my first foray with the OS series.

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  14. Sitheach86

    Sitheach86 Long timer

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    No I want panniers that are waterproof and reckless. Nothing on the top seat or rack. I want to keep weight low and close to the bike. Wolfman enduro work good but about 5L too small and not waterproof. Monsoon 3 from enduristan are too wide.
  15. smithe

    smithe Been here awhile

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    Serious question here. How heavy is the stuff you are carrying that strapped tightly on your seat or rack it would truly affect handling? I am using Kriega US bags on a Husky 701 enduro and I can't even feel the weight back there with all my gear.

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  16. Pollack

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    Does anyone have any pics of a set-up with a Wolfman Beta?

    Best regards,
  17. ADVRKD

    ADVRKD Dharma Bum

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    I have a set of Adventure Spec Magadan Bags that are pretty bullet proof. They do need a rack though.

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  18. Nickhob

    Nickhob Armchair adventurer

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    Yep

    First 3 pics are from a non camping trip and the second 3 pics are from a camping trip.

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  19. Pollack

    Pollack Adventurer

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    Nice, thanks for posting. When camping, how many days can you go with that set-up?

    Best regards,
  20. JensEskildsen

    JensEskildsen Long timer

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    Change the bearings at home, and never worry about 'em again.