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Offline Ed74mnd

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Re: Tank bag recommendations
« Reply #10 on: September 09, 2019, 05:33:21 AM »

Im using the small tank bag off my old 1200 (LC) . fits perfectly.

Offline duncanmacster

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Re: Tank bag recommendations
« Reply #11 on: September 17, 2019, 12:42:09 PM »
My research continues. I am going to get a tank lock bag. SW Motech is too expensive. The Givi seems to have a very large flange which is a cosmetic issue.

Anybody out there have a Kappa?
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Offline Brodixv8

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Re: Tank bag recommendations
« Reply #12 on: September 17, 2019, 07:44:58 PM »
*Originally Posted by duncanmacster [+]
My research continues. I am going to get a tank lock bag. SW Motech is too expensive. The Givi seems to have a very large flange which is a cosmetic issue.

Anybody out there have a Kappa?

If you are just looking at a pic of the underside of the Givi, it does make the flange look very big, but the actual flange mount itself on the tank is not imo.  Riding the bike without the tankbag  i don't even notice the tank mount. In a funny sort of way, it affords some protection when fuelling up against bangin' the filler pipe on the paintwork as well.

Offline Brodixv8

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Re: Tank bag recommendations
« Reply #13 on: September 17, 2019, 07:46:22 PM »
*Originally Posted by Brodixv8 [+]
If you are just looking at a pic of the underside of the Givi, it does make the flange look very big, but the actual flange mount itself on the tank is not imo.  Riding the bike without the tankbag  i don't even notice the tank mount. In a funny sort of way, it affords some protection when fuelling up against bangin' the filler pipe on the paintwork as well.

If you want a few pics let me know.

Offline Brodixv8

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Re: Tank bag recommendations
« Reply #14 on: September 18, 2019, 02:56:57 AM »
*Originally Posted by Brodixv8 [+]
If you want a few pics let me know.

I've put some pics into the gallery. They may or may not help you make a decision. Diameter of the tanklock ring is 140mm. Good luck. G.

Offline KSBInder

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Re: Tank bag recommendations
« Reply #15 on: September 18, 2019, 03:11:16 PM »
Mosko Moto tang bags are pretty good and worth a look.

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Re: Tank bag recommendations
« Reply #16 on: September 18, 2019, 07:21:46 PM »
*Originally Posted by duncanmacster [+]
My research continues. I am going to get a tank lock bag. SW Motech is too expensive. The Givi seems to have a very large flange which is a cosmetic issue.

Anybody out there have a Kappa?
Kappa are the same factory as Givi, the mounting rings are identical.
If it aint broke, keep fixing it until it is!

Offline wachuko

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Re: Tank bag recommendations
« Reply #17 on: October 20, 2019, 03:40:23 PM »
*Originally Posted by duncanmacster [+]
My research continues. I am going to get a tank lock bag. SW Motech is too expensive. The Givi seems to have a very large flange which is a cosmetic issue.

Anybody out there have a Kappa?

I too struggled with the price of the SW Motech... but at the end, I am so glad I went with it.  I even had to wait until the last minute to leave on my recent trip because it got delayed by a day...

I was able to have my meals/snacks, a shake, a thermos with hot soup, charge cables, spare battery pack, leatherman toolkit/knife, clean towel for cleaning helmet visor, two set of gloves, etc.  handy at all times.

So glad I went with the EVO City size... it was perfect.  I almost went with the smaller EVO Sport... that would had been too small for my needs.

I ended up spending US$294.90 for the bag and the locking ring.  For me, it ended up being the right choice.  Glad I got it.

SW-MOTECH EVO City QUICK-LOCK Tank Bag | 11-15L 1
SW-MOTECH Type 306 EVO Tank Bag QUICK-LOCK Bottom Tank Ring 1








Now to find out what the part number is for the relocation bracket from BMW for a GSA so that I can move the GPS higher.  That is the only drawback with the tankbag... stock location for GPS is useless with the bag in place.  That and the additional step of removing it during fuel stops.    Removing the bag during fuel stops was not a big deal... not being able to see the GPS, was...
« Last Edit: October 20, 2019, 03:41:05 PM by wachuko »
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Re: Tank bag recommendations
« Reply #18 on: October 20, 2019, 08:45:45 PM »
Love my City as well. This one is my second one and the second bike it has been on.
The first one I had came with a bike and I foolishly let it go with the same bike.  Perfect size.
I don't know where we are... but I have been lost here before...

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Re: Tank bag recommendations
« Reply #19 on: October 20, 2019, 10:56:59 PM »
*Originally Posted by SnoDrtRider [+]
Love my City as well. This one is my second one and the second bike it has been on.
The first one I had came with a bike and I foolishly let it go with the same bike.  Perfect size.

It was because of your recommendation that I got it.  Thank you!  :152:
Ride safe!
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