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Old 19 Jan 2012
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Cheap Dry Tube Bags

If anyone is looking for some dry tube bags, found these in the UK
20L 12.49 quid
30L 13.99 Quid
40L 17.49

http://www.over-board.co.uk/waterproof-dry-tube-bags.html
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Not bad prices at all.

What about also Hein Gericke´s bags

Hein Gericke Roll Bag, 40 l

£9.99

Hein Gericke Roll Bag, 65 l

£14.99

Hein Gericke Roll Bag, 90 l

£17.99


Although it is not mentioned that they are 100% waterproof but cheap option too.
  • Watertight, weather-resistant and tear-proof
  • easy to secure
  • construction: 100% PVC
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Every Spring Lidl do motorbike, season stuff & boat, in 2010 they had the Dry roll bags £10.00 I got about 5 of them a wee bit overkill lol only ever needed 2
really good very high quality almost as good as Otleib Dry Roll Bags, (I have a big one of them),
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Being old (47 and some) here is my hard-earned experience:
Don´t bet the farm on the cheap bags. After a couple of years they may fall apart from exposure to the sun, will flake of the coating due to crumpling the bags, tie-downs etc. If you´re looking for bags to (a) take on the bike longer than you can remember how the seller looked like and (b) to guarantee a dry sleeping bag after travelling in monsoon weather, go for Ortlieb and any equivalent quality, not for the discounter or any MC outfitter promo stuff, which is good for icecream parlor-crusing.
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Every Spring Lidl do motorbike, season stuff & boat, in 2010 they had the Dry roll bags £10.00
Most Lidl offers are good value for what they are but you must move quickly - "When it's gone - it's gone"

The downside (I bought one) of these from Lidl ones, and as far as I can see of the others, there are no securing loops to pass strap through to hold it onto the bike safely - if the bag wriggles/vibrates/slides out sideways the first you know about it is when you reach your destination.
"When its gone -its gone" indeed!



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