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Old 08-15-2009, 08:51 PM   #1
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Best Tank Bag for 990

Any recommendations?

How's the KTM bag? Is it waterproof?

http://www.ktmtwins.com/950adventure/60012019000.html
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Old 08-15-2009, 09:08 PM   #2
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I just did 2600 miles with the KTM bag.

Very solid and useful. It came with a rainfly to cover the bag and it worked well in the storm i went through.
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Old 08-15-2009, 11:35 PM   #3
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Tank Bags.

Nice lookin bike EZ300. Bet you can carry a heap of gear in those cases.

Ive used the KTM and TT tank bags. Both about the same $$$, both have rain covers which work really well but the TT has a neat zipper around the base that lets you remove the bag in 5 seconds without having to put the 3 straps back on. This is about the only + between the two IMO.

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Old 08-15-2009, 11:48 PM   #4
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KTM bag is a gem. Anything from Wolfman is a winner too
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Old 08-16-2009, 12:02 AM   #5
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I have this one... love it.. can't say if it's waterproof though

http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/Tank/rainier.html
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Old 08-16-2009, 04:48 AM   #6
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It comes with a rain cover.
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Old 08-16-2009, 07:01 AM   #7
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My KTM bag has a zipper around the base too. I can easily remove the entire bag when I run into a diner or anywhere I can't watch my bike. The straps do not have to come off.

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... the TT has a neat zipper around the base that lets you remove the bag in 5 seconds without having to put the 3 straps back on.
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Old 08-16-2009, 12:34 PM   #8
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My personal favorite:

http://www.advmachines.com/product_p/adv_m218.htm

fits between the filler caps very well, does not extend too far back so when standing it does not interfere as much as the KTM bag. rain cover is extra, however the cordura is slightly resistant to water, its the seems that leak.

the black expedition large is another option that fits well and is mostly water proof.

next option, is this product:
http://www.giantloopmoto.com/collect...dango-tank-bag

these are some top shelf quality built products. I believe more intended for the hyperlite crowd, but very nice "in between" size. slightly larger than the Wolfman expedition "small" and the explorer light
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Old 08-16-2009, 03:44 PM   #9
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this one is just too large for aggressive off road riding...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=493939
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:50 AM   #10
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Noob necro bump.....I've been searching all over for a tank bag that does all this:

Fits the 990 well
Easy zip on/off with base straps that do not damage paintwork
Expandable but with inner stiffener on lower walls
Will convert to ruckack AND has a built in stowaway helmet carrier that you can roll out on road trips when off the bike.

Only multifunction one I found was an Icon Urban but it's magnetic .....

Looked at Wolfman stuff, Famsa, KTM, Fandango

Is there anything else out there?

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Old 04-19-2012, 06:09 PM   #11
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Enduristan has been good so far. Everything stayed dry in a cloud burst. No rain cover needed.

http://blackdogcw.com/black-dog-shop.../275-1135.html

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Old 04-19-2012, 07:01 PM   #12
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I really like my Giant Loop Fandango! It is waterproof and it is out of the way when standing.


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Old 04-19-2012, 09:38 PM   #13
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Agreed. +1 on the Kriega. I've got the backpack and the drybag I mount on the rear rack. The quality is amazing, great straps, waterproof zippers - top shelf. I also have the KTM tank bag though and have no complaints - a good everyday piece of gear, fits the bike well and no issues with hardware.
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:40 PM   #14
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Enduristan has been good so far. Everything stayed dry in a cloud burst. No rain cover needed.

http://blackdogcw.com/black-dog-shop.../275-1135.html

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I've heard lots of good things about their products on the LC8info forum. Furthermore, they come in two sizes now.
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Old 04-20-2012, 12:02 AM   #15
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Giant Loop Fandango.

Doesnt get in the way when youre standing or when youre up over the tanks in corners. The KTM bag is just too damned big for any off road riding, its just plain obtrusive and gets in the way. If you ride like a grandma at 20 mph with your butt on the seat the whole time I guess the KTM bag would be ok as it holds a ton of shit.

I used the Fandango tank bag over 50,000 miles and not one single issue, well built, bombproof product. I normally dont like to suggest equipment as everyone is different, but I think this bag is exceptional.


http://www.giantloopmoto.com/collect...dango-tank-bag





Edit: Just noticed this thread is 3 years old. Guess I'm a little late.
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