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Old 04-30-2013, 01:11 PM   #6
zeegman
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Gobi problem

Yes, this is a known hassle but I think the latches are made to break away so that when you crash on the bags, you do not flip over.
As a backup I carry 1.5" wide heavy duty camping webbing straps with quick release buckles that can be cinched like this:

http://www.ahh.biz/hardware/buckles/...ck_plastic.php

Cheap solution that works

Mike Z
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