I have E 21's because the size looks right for the bike, (IMO) and with many miles on the road I have learned I need a lot less than I think I do.
Thank's Bluesurf. That's the kind of report I'm looking for. Anyone else have real world examples of how good/bad the 21's are?I use a set of E21's that switch between bikes. They're great little bags, especially for the price. The can certainly be abused by packing too much/forcing odd sized items in and bending the lid latch connections out of sync, but are otherwise pretty solid and do take a decent beating before giving in. They performed well enough that when the integrity of one was compromised on a rock in the middle of a river crossing, I got another set and now have a single backup.
21 may not seem like much space, but it's enough for months on the road, especially with a topcase/drybag across the back seat.
We do have our priorities. :-D And ya, the Packers went.There's a Wisconsin biker for ya! Tracker I grew up in Oshkosh. Go Packers! Oh, right....
I'd say they are "flexible" instead of "flimsy". I fell on some loose gravel, it popped off the bottom bracket, and bent up 90 degrees. It bounced right back into place and nothing broken. Closing the lid requires a little tug to get it into the lock, but after you get the motion down, it's nothing you have to think about.I saw a set at the Long Beach bike show and they looked kinda flimsy. Have you had any problems? I.E. lid closure issues, etc. Please let me know.
Well, I only drink bottled beer, so it might not be a good comparo to Wisconsin beer....Anyone have the inside dimensions of the E21s? The exterior is 16.5 x 13.5 x 7.5 but wondering how much is lost. Trying to figure out how many 6-packs they'll hold.
lol, good eyes. A couple of months ago I took that bike on a 5-day camping & scuba trip. On the ferries or parking with the additional gear then even with appropriate packing I had to pull the drybag to the right 4-6inches just to keep the bike from tipping over.Wow! What's holding that KLR up??
I posted this poll because I was thinking the E21s are too small. I think what I've read here ghas changed my mind. My Givi side racks come in next week from Twisted Throttle.