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Old 01-12-2013, 08:51 PM   #415
toowheels
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Originally Posted by Pomo View Post
I'm thinking about replacing my Wunderlich bag (no idea what the model number is, but it was the very first iteration of it) because of the interference when standing. It is a really nice bag but it just gets in the way too much. I've hardly ever used its insane expansion capabilities.

Do the Wolfman or GL bags alleviate this problem, even when going fast/uphill? I'd like to keep the bag big enough to store a DSLR with a 5"-ish lens and some very small bits (phone, cords, earplugs, pills).
That's something I really like about the Giant Loop tank bags. They are cut forward to stay out of the way.

This is the Fandango and you can see how it's cut:

Of course it also depends on how tall you are and your inseam. I'm 5'10" -31" inseam I think.

This is what Motorcycle Tripper fit in the Fandango in "camera lingo" to give you a reference:
- 1 large scale SLR Camera (Cannon 30D)
- 1 pocket camera
- 1 wide angle lens
- 1 Telephoto lens (70-200 2.5 ISM)
- 1 Sony HD video camera
- 1 fleece sweater
- 1 lens cleaning kit
- 70 business cards
- 4 Spare Camera batteries
- Map
- 1 smartphone
- 2 AA batteries

You can find the whole run down here:
http://motorcycletripper.com/?p=440779

The Diablo (Fandango's little brother) is 1.5" lower. Might be a tight squeeze for your camera though.

Dave
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