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Old 10-23-2013, 11:39 AM   #38765
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Originally Posted by DaymienRules View Post
Have you actually ridden with the tank panniers loaded up? I tried them and it was a pretty awful failure. Velcro adhesive proved insufficient, bags started moving around, then beating me in the kneecaps. Roadside fix involved straps around each bag, connected to each other over the steering head. They're great for holding standard nalgene bottles though, if you can make them work.
Forget the Velcro, I put a couple grommets in the bottom of the bags and ran a bungee cord between the bags. No more flapping.

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