Tank bags

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by bruceca2002, Aug 6, 2004.

  1. dirtrider

    dirtrider Dusty Adventurer

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    GASPIPE - Thats a very nice older LC4. Looks like you've taken very good care of it. :thumb

    Back to the tank bag issue. I have the KTM bag and wouldn't leave home without it. The only issue is that when the going gets tough, I like to stand and the bag can get in the way sometimes. On the plus side, it holds a lot of gear. In mine I have the factory tool kit with extra tools added, fuses, zip ties, velcro, electrical tape, matches, emergency blanket, first aid kit, firestarter, carmex, bug spray, tire repair kit w/CO2, tire guage, maps, toilet paper, extra gloves, shelclava, knife, multi-tool, sealed pepperoni and cheese sticks, bungee net, and sunglasses. All of this fits without expanding the bag and stays on the bike all the time.

    Good luck on your search.
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  2. ilmostro

    ilmostro Under Da Sea

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    My Wolfman Enduro tool kit and tank bag came in today! :clap

    The tool kit is the bees knees and is just what I was looking for on the rear. :thumb The tank bag is nice and small but I'm not sure If I want something there or not. I'll install it and give it a go at Rebel Yell and see if it's what I'm looking for or not. Nice pice of kit though.
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  3. Arch

    Arch Incurable Gearhead

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    I'm giving Wolman's Enduro tankbag a go as well, Dave. Should be here this week. :D
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  4. ilmostro

    ilmostro Under Da Sea

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    First the GS, then the 888, then the Motard, then the 640, then the Sherpa and now the TANKBAG!?! What are you? Some kind of crazy stalker?



    :rofl :):
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  5. Linzi

    Linzi Crazy Plott Lady

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    Except...errr...Arch had all of that stuff before you did. :rofl So, Dave, I guess that makes you that crazy stalker? :scratch
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  6. rapiti

    rapiti IOR Veteran

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    I have the Touratech tankbag, which I purchased second hand. It is very well built (I have read elsewhere that it is similar in design to the KTM tankbag, but built with heavier grade materials.)

    It gets in the way standing. Period. Bar risers might help a bit, but I have carried it strapped to the rear rack, and it does well there.

    If your ride is going to be mostly seated, go for it! It is expandable (vertically) and holds two sixers of cans; $60 of happy hour take-away sushi; a lot of stuff in general.

    I am happy with it. Like everything, horses for courses!

    Wolf Daddy has a good product, but the damn tank is so big already, I don't think I want ANYTHING else up there if I'm really throwing the bike around!

    Gaspipe, tell me about your soft panniers. I keep waffling that way, versus carrying it all on top. I really don't want boxes. Thanks.
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  7. Arch

    Arch Incurable Gearhead

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    Linzi! Stop it! I'm old and frail and Ilmostro sorta skeers me...

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  8. Linzi

    Linzi Crazy Plott Lady

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    Jules and Mr. Crabs will keep you from harm... Errr, when they wake up.

    [​IMG]
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  9. ilmostro

    ilmostro Under Da Sea

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    :hide :evil
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  10. Arch

    Arch Incurable Gearhead

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    The crab does indeed look over my shoulder, even when dressed like a friggin' manufacturer's prop...

    [​IMG]

    :rofl
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  11. Linzi

    Linzi Crazy Plott Lady

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    You're such a Ducati whore, Arch. :nod

    (Not that there is anything wrong with that. By the way...tell Dave to NOT sell his Monster.)
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  12. Arch

    Arch Incurable Gearhead

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    Strange thing is, BMW never asks me to model their gear. Go figure! :rofl

    Yo Dave. don't sell your M.
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  13. ilmostro

    ilmostro Under Da Sea

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    I just need to take piccies of it and it will be up for sale.

    I just need someone I know to buy it and hang on to it for a little while. That way I can come to my senses and buy it back from them, :deal
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  14. Linzi

    Linzi Crazy Plott Lady

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    :cry

    Please don't sell the Mostro. And, ride it more...you'll fall in love with it, again.
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  15. meat popsicle

    meat popsicle Ignostic

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  16. Arch

    Arch Incurable Gearhead

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    It's the same one (mentioned above) that some of us find to be too long and wide at the rear.
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  17. meat popsicle

    meat popsicle Ignostic

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    Okie dokie, it didn't look like the puffed out ones I have seen in pics here. It looked more like the Wolfman enduro in the above pic.

    Nevermind.
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  18. Arch

    Arch Incurable Gearhead

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    Yea, it's not a very good pic! Now it is possible to use the shoulder strap as a cinch to pinch the rear width in a few inches. I just really wanna try something that's smaller overall.
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  19. Bike_AiStU

    Bike_AiStU Gravel hunter

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    Hi<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>

    Is there anyone who uses the KTM tankbag (spare # 584.12.019.000) for LC4 on the 640 Adventure?
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    My question is does it fit well and how is the quality? <o:p></o:p>
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    All comments are welcome and also suggestions for other tankbags instead of the KTM tankbag.

    ///Anders <o:p></o:p>
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  20. ilmostro

    ilmostro Under Da Sea

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    Lots of good info in this thread.

    I went with the wolfman because of it's small size and am happy with it. :nod
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