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Hello,

Has anyone got any recommendations for a simple, waterproof, map holder that I can strap onto the handlebars and drape over the tank? I'm currently using resealable freezer bags. These do the job up to a point but they are rather thin and do easily tear, plus my bar mounting could be better

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I've got a Touratech one, works very well.
Map bag CM1 or CM2 on their website.
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Hein Gericke do a cheap one - check their shops or website
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Halfords do a cheap one that is pretty tough and has survived winter off road use - have a look in their cycling section.
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Second vote on the Halfords ones. I have had one for years and it's only just becomeing unusable because the plastic is no longer clear ( ground in mud )
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I recommend Ortlieb Map Case:

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BarPack Mapcase (080-0030) by CycoActive

Have used this for nearly 1.5 years on the road. Wouldn't go back to using a tank bag.
Unclips easily so you can take it with you and isn't too bulky. Good sized map window plus space for carrying documents, camera etc.
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Halfords clear map case £4.99 clips to the handle bars, water proof snow proof hard wearing, i've used the same one for the last 7 years great value. Skip
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Thanks everyone for the info. My local Halfords don't semm to sell them anymore so I'll have to check out the other suggestions.

Thanks again.
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BarPack Mapcase (080-0030) by CycoActive

Have used this for nearly 1.5 years on the road. Wouldn't go back to using a tank bag.
Unclips easily so you can take it with you and isn't too bulky. Good sized map window plus space for carrying documents, camera etc.
Yup, this is the only piece of motorcycle gear I own which has never leaked. Note, however, that it will scratch if the bike is turned upside down on top of it in mud, stones or other abrasive surfaces.
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Without wishing to hijack, has anyone tried the Bagster map holder that attaches to their tank covers? If so, do you find it waterproof?

Bagster Map Holder

My bike came with the tank cover when I bought it and it is a great product but I'm not so keen on the tankbag - leaks like a sieve. I am in two minds whether to get the Bagster holder or modify another proven type to fit the mountings.
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