Mosko Moto Soft Bags for Offroad & Dualsport

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by Sideoff, Oct 14, 2013.

  1. elron

    elron Still Standing

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    The two-tone grey looked real nice, black & grey ...kewl, black/grey/brown plus any color fine. Some reflective markers very good. All black...old school, wanna-beish imagery, and boring (just my opinion).

    If you're really stealth camping, use bike covers, don't mater what color bike, gear, etc. you got underneath the cover.

    Just another fashionista opinion. Not meant to insult anyone's preferences.
  2. HighTechCoonass

    HighTechCoonass Living the Dream....

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  3. TEZZA

    TEZZA ADV B4 DEM/TED

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    ++1 on that !!!:rofl
    Tezza:D


  4. plutonic

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    Looks really good, but I don't have a KTM anymore (sigh) and the orange is very brand specific..but I would still pick it over the black.

    My first choice would be dark gray with lighter gray accents. The other option is black with gray accents. I'm hoping for one or the other...
  5. TEZZA

    TEZZA ADV B4 DEM/TED

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    From what I have seen in the colour for dirt I think that the Grey will hold the colour of the dirt and the Black or Orange / Black doesn't seem to show or hold the dirt colour ???:ear
    Tezza:D


  6. KiLO

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    Those are looking awesome!:clap
  7. team ftb

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    Hmmm my black luggage seems to hold dirt pretty well:lol3.

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    I do notice that certain materials hold dirt more than others. For example the Truckers Tarp material used on the Giant Loop bags seems to shed mud and come clean quite easy due to it's slick exterior. Whereas Cordura and other rough textiles such as on the my Kriega Overlander bags seem to hold onto dirt pretty well.

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    Food for thought.
  8. Sideoff

    Sideoff Been here awhile

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  9. Sideoff

    Sideoff Been here awhile

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    Hi Ladybug. Appreciate the feedback! I don't have the dimensions of the small pannier here with me unfortunately, but they are about to change significantly in this next round of revisions. They should be available in the June timeframe. We were saying May before, now we're pushing it back to June to be safe. Trying not to rush things too much.

    grungy dirtbags welcome on this thread :)

    For the orange and black crowd, its going to be hard to beat orange and black. I can tell from all the comments that we are going to need multiple color options as soon as we have the volume to justify it with the factory.

    There's a production component to the color choice, in terms of what fabrics we can actually get in time for the summer riding season. Bottom line is that if a) we can wait 120 days for our shipment and b) we order 1,000+ pieces per style, then we can get any color we want. But if we want our bags in stock sooner, or we can't order that many at a time, then we have a much smaller selection to work with. Black is the most available color in any fabric, with the shortest lead time.
  10. Sideoff

    Sideoff Been here awhile

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    orange and black covered in mud, is an awesome color. we need to get you some bags for testing.
  11. TEZZA

    TEZZA ADV B4 DEM/TED

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    I see what you are thinking that they do Hold Dirt .:freaky
    I was trying ( yes very trying ??) to indicate that the dirt stains the Grey more than the Orange or Black .?????:rofl
    I think that's what I meant .:clap
    Nice examples though .
    Tezza:D



  12. Lion BR

    Lion BR I'd rather be riding

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    And black, all black would be my choice.
  13. team ftb

    team ftb Befuddled Adventurer

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    Can't wait to see what you boys come up with in the final production and run them through the jungles over here. What are you thinking in terms of affixing the rackless bags to the bike?

    One thing my friends and I have noticed is that the wide, thick support structure that Giantloop uses for the base of their Coyote, Mojave, and Great Basin provide a very durable support structure with which to hang the luggage from the bike. I've used them for 5 years without reliability issues. In contrast my Kriega Overlander bags utilized one inch webbing straps which no doubt have the strength to hold the weight, however their minimal surface area of the one inch webbing put stresses onto the luggage and mounts. You can see in the pic below whilst the one inch webbing can hold the load, the one inch surface area of where the strap is mounted to the bags receive an enormous amount of stress.

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    The stress from repeated jolts off road to the mounts ended up with one of my mounts tearing out from the bag itself.

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    Something maybe to keep in mind when coming up with a method of attaching your rackless system to the bike.

    Glad you're having fun and making progress in Vietnam. Enjoy the food!!
  14. WYO George

    WYO George Been here awhile

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    Black will be the easiest to get going and the best selling so that's the logical first step. Still. I'll wait patiently for a grey set.


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  15. btao

    btao RIP Lilolita

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    I want one just like you have it with the black and orange. Great job guys.....

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    Hope I don't seem like I'm teaching aged relatives how to suck eggs, but I do think that you're gonna have to load those bags up with more crap than you, as an experienced overlander, would take on a trip (safe weight limit +50% if some of the rigs I've seen is anything to go by:evil), and then ride hard hard hard to see if you can break them. Because they will be overloaded by *some* of your customers.

    I'd also find an old scrapper (must be plenty of KLR650s around:lol3), load up the bags and maybe chuck the lot off the back of a pickup truck at 30mph to see what happens. And then do it again cos some of us (ahem) fall off quite a lot.
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    I believe I read a while back that a crash test/demo was in the works.
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  20. Sideoff

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    A crash test is in the works. We just found a bike at a pdx junkyard last week. Will post some pics, and of course some video when we do the test. Sounds like fun :)