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post #1 of 29 Old 06-04-2007, 08:01 PM Thread Starter
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LARGE soft BAGs. I can't find any

I run the plx style narrow 35L Givi panniers, but I'd like some 45L + soft bags for going bush. That's EACH BAG,guys!!

I have searched many , many sites under 'soft luggage' , but can't seem to find anything that big.

I will be two-up so dismiss the idea of a seat bag or roll.

Two tents, airbeds , sleeping bags. Gross laden weight is a question mark,too.

If you know of some ready-made throw-overs about that size, please publish here.

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post #2 of 29 Old 06-04-2007, 08:46 PM
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Hey, Kiwi. Have you checked out the saddle packs at http://www.revpack.com/motorcycle/saddlebags.html? I don't own any yet, but will very soon. They're apparently of simple design, strong as hell, and can be chucked over the seat. Not sure if they're large enough for your needs, though. RevPack also has other packs/bags that might help you out.

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i don't know how big these are since they aren't measured in litres, but these looked large from the picture and description. they are 15"10"8" each.

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http://www.aerostich.com/catalog/US/...s-p-16156.html
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L" x W" x H" x 0.016387064 = Liters
15 10 8 x 0.016387064 = 19.7L



My sb900's are 35L, and they're pretty damn big, but square, so they couldn't really fit longer stuff like tents and the like.
If you're looking for REALLY big, you could jimmy a couple hockey bags with straps and supports;
cheap and LARGE (about 90L per side)...
not sure how aerodynamic they'd be though... :lol:

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Try the Experition Panniers from Andy Strapz. A good quality Aussie made product!
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Thanks guys. A big help

One or two products there I need to look at in more detail. Didn't turn up in my other searches. Like I say, the issue is size.

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(I was kidding about the hockey bags...)
Here are a few:

http://www.wingworx.com/index.asp?Pa...OD&ProdID=2206 40L and partly expandable

http://www.cruisercustomizing.com/de...ylon_Saddlebag 42L set

http://www.rka-luggage.com/A05%20Saddlebags/saddle.html couple to choose from here (47L and a 50L (expandable))

http://www.roadgear.com/catalog/detail.cfm?Prod_ID=95 it says 90L combined, but their dimensions dont add up, so I dunno. Testimonials say they're big.

http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/Saddle/SummitSaddle.html 40L

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Sorry guys:- we've been missing the point

Panniers are spec'ed as volume per pair, so some of the leads I've been getting are a little erroneous.

I want 45 L PER SIDE , like the big Zega's or Touratechs, but soft throw overs.
Sorry I didn't make that abundantly clear at the outset but I hope that clarifies my situation.

Well done on a couple of leads. Will look into the Aussie stuff.
Your efforts appreciated,

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Andy Strapz actually make their stuff here in Melbourne and he has been known to look at custom stuff from what I have been told. Send him an email or ring him and tell him what you want.
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Have you tried RevPack? Although not the proper "shape" they have some big "stuff packs" that might meet your volume requirements.
http://www.revpack.com/motorcycle/main.html
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