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post #1 of 45 Old 05-09-2014, 05:11 PM Thread Starter
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What's Your Favorite Tank Bag

Oddly enough a search turned up nothing.

Any recommendations for a tank bag for my Strom? I am looking for something water proof or with at least a water proof cover and kinda of midsized. Nothing too masssive.
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post #2 of 45 Old 05-09-2014, 05:49 PM
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I like my motocentric. not too large, but I always ride with a topcase.

MotoCentric Mototrek 7 Tank Bag - Motorcycle Superstore

it comes with a rain cover.

t-bag has nice products, and this one looks kinda nifty.

MotoCentric Mototrek 7 Tank Bag - Motorcycle Superstore

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The old tank bag from my Yamaha Venture is great. Fits well on the Wee tank and the magnets hold it securely. The issue is that the map pocket has dulled over the years.
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I use this tiny bag I originally bought for a nighthawk 250. You can't fit much in it, but I haven't found myself wanting anything larger. Of course, I also have full hard luggage and tank panniers when needed.

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I use one of these. Bag unzips from base for easy removal without threading strap around frame/neck each time. Not waterproof but an inner waterproof bag is supplied.

SW-MOTECH Bags-Connection Enduro EVO Strap Style Tankbag - TwistedThrottle.com
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I had a magnetic tankbag, but didn't use it much since taking it on and off at fill ups without scratching the tank was tedious. Eventually it just started to scratch the tank anyway. So I just picked up a Givi xs308 which mounts to a tankring, so no contact on the paint, it goes on and off super easy. I run it on the bike all the time, it never comes off.
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good value Motopak

Motopak GT-MINI expandable tank bag available through redlinemotoparts.com is only about $60 on sale from $75

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I had a magnetic tankbag, but didn't use it much since taking it on and off at fill ups without scratching the tank was tedious. Eventually it just started to scratch the tank anyway. So I just picked up a Givi xs308 which mounts to a tankring, so no contact on the paint, it goes on and off super easy. I run it on the bike all the time, it never comes off.
It looks like that tank bag matches the contour of the tank pretty well, it doesn't look like it is supported behind the tank ring though, with it loaded up does the rear edge contact the tank at all?

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