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post #1 of 7 Old 05-17-2011, 05:28 PM Thread Starter
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Rok Straps - which size

Heard good things about these. Having never motocamped before, not sure which size would be best. I have a large bag to go across the pillon seat and will be strapping another dry bag on top with tent, sleeping bag and mat inside. I'm thinking I can get away with the 42" but maybe somebody has an argument as to why I should get the larger 54" straps. Any suggestions?
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Bigger is better, go with the 54". You can always cinch them down smaller, but you can't make the small ones grow.

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Heard good things about these. Having never motocamped before, not sure which size would be best. I have a large bag to go across the pillon seat and will be strapping another dry bag on top with tent, sleeping bag and mat inside. I'm thinking I can get away with the 42" but maybe somebody has an argument as to why I should get the larger 54" straps. Any suggestions?
I have three or four sizes. Like power tools and motorcycles, you can never have too many.

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I have three or four sizes. Like power tools and motorcycles, you can never have too many.
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I have them & use them. They are the best strap I've ever used on motorcycles. Get a couple of each size you will be a happy boy!!
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I concur, the 54" adjustable is the way to go if you only have one set. Don't get the hook ends, get the soft loop ends.

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As said before the 54" ones are the most versatile, they go from 18" to 54" - again get the soft loop ends not the ones with the hooks.

Rok Adjustable Motorcycle Stretch Straps 54" by 1" - V-Strom

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