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Old 04-16-2013, 10:58 AM   #153
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Originally Posted by Chris S View Post
This beans test got me thinking.
But the other day I managed to fill one with no less than 40 litres of water in the waterproof liner, roll it all up and clip the bag shut.

So I've learned something new: a cube is different but the dimensions of a flexible suitcase-shaped box (aka: soft moto pannier) cannot be compared with a rigid box of the same size.
That is something to think about if comparing hard vs soft volumes by dimensions alone.
Nice! Have you revised your comparison chart to reflect volume as measured with water in all bags? Have you had the opportunity to ride with all of the bags in your comparison?

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