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Old 01-09-2013, 12:45 PM   #6
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2013 Great Basin Saddlebag System

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Originally Posted by Apple Jam View Post
Yeah?
So tell us......

Should I buy a Great Basin today with it's current discount,
......and be glad I got a good deal?
Or will I be pissed when I get to cheeze over the 2013 redesign?


I know,..... the question of the year, right?

New stuff looks GOOD!! But the GB still appears to be the ticket...
Hey Apple Jam! Here's a quick overview of what's new and upgraded.

Great Basin System
Carry your gear where the passenger would sit on your bike - 
fits virtually any motorcycle designed to carry a passenger. Now more modular and customizable - choose the Great Basin accessories bags that best suit your packing needs.

Great Basin Saddlebag - Adventure Proof
The soft luggage problem-solver for virtually any bike designed to carry a passenger. Straps to passenger footrest mounts and rides on pillion seat. Plus, a long list of rider-requested improvements — and a lower entry price (MSRP $399 USD vs. $439)!
• COLORS: black, white, gray, yellow, orange
• NEW! Volume: 60 liters (10 more liters!)
• NEW! “Beavertail” and floating compression straps - more ways to carry the gear you need, the way you want it
• NEW! Separate mounting and compression straps for easier gear access
• NEW! Beefy YKK coil zipper (not water resistant) opens/closes easier
• NEW! Redesigned storm flap for 
improved access and water deflection
• NEW! Choose fitted Great Basin Stuff Sacks or 100% waterproof Great Basin Dry Pods — or use your own bags inside to suit your kit
• NEW! Cable lock pass-though to secure bag to bike while parked (cable/lock not included)
• NEW! More reflective accents for better visibility
• 1 Hot Springs Heat Shield (new laser-cut aluminum version) included
• Military-spec materials and construction
• Made in U.S.A.
• MSRP $399 USD

NEW Great Basin 
Stuff Sacks (set of 5) - Adventure Proof
Keep gear organized with stuff sacks fitted to the Great Basin Saddlebag’s interior.

• COLOR: high visibility yellow
• 2 lower zippered ballistic pods position heavy gear low and tight
• 2 corner-shaped pack cloth sacks with drawstring closures
• 1 roll-top center bag
• Total volume: 55 liters
• Military-spec materials and construction
• Made in U.S.A.
• MSRP $79 USD

Great Basin Dry Pods (set of 5) - Waterproof
Waterproof roll-top Dry Pods keep gear dry, organized and protected inside the Great Basin Saddlebag’s super-rugged Adventure Proof outer Bombshell™.


• COLOR: high visibility yellow
• 2 lower pods
• 2 corner pods
• 1 middle pod
• Total volume: 55 liters
• Military-spec materials and construction
• Made in U.S.A.

• MSRP $150 USD

Great Basin 
Dry Bag - Waterproof
Adds 100% waterproof gear storage to any Giant Loop kit.

• COLOR: high visibility yellow
• Volume: 23 liters
• Roll-top closure 
with D-ring
• Lash point for added security
• Military-spec materials and construction
• Made in U.S.A.
• MSRP $59 MSRP
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