I used them for my trip to Guatemala and back. They were fantastic. Very easy to take on and off ( I took mine off every day) and slung over a shoulder to bring into hostels and hotels. Really, no complaints. The other option that I like is the Adventure Spec bags. Clever idea where the nylon heavy duty outer bag stays in place on the bike and you can easily slip out the inner waterproof bags. This is smart because if you wreck and hole a Wolfman bag, you lose its waterproofness. (Or if some kid knifes it for whatever reason) The AS bags have that outer layer to take any damage. Plus you leave the outer bags attached and remove the inner bags so there's no need to strap and unstrap every day like I was doing.