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Africa Twin - Small easy to remove tank bag options ??

Hey all

I've just taken delivery of my 3rd Africa Twin... YAY !

First on the shopping list is a sub 10L tank bag that Is quick and easy to remove. Something I can store valuables in and take off the bike easily when I stop for fuel, lunch etc.

I really like the bagster city/trail bag but I refuse to pay an extra £85 for the tank cover to fit it !

http://www.baglux.co.uk/productinfo.php?code=4840

can anyone recommend a similar bag without the need for a tank cover..

I hear the AT is a bit of a pain to get a tank bag for.
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I hear the AT is a bit of a pain to get a tank bag for.
Hi Ted

Get one of these and keep your valuables in a bum bag inside it. It'll also give your bike that authentic moto traveller look to go with your Ruta Cuarenta sticker!

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If you only want something small, I'd go for a Wolfman Enduro tankbag...

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I have one, and so do a number of my trail/adventure riding friends... they secure to the bike with three quick-release buckles and the straps come long enough to fit pretty much any bike (including the AT I imagine!)... it's big enough to take a tool kit/tube/puncture kit etc, or an SLR camera for example.

Alternatively you can just fill it with chocolate like I tend to do x

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Doh - I've just noticed you're back in Blighty now Ted, so here's the UK distributor... Martin is a top fella!

Motorcycle Tank Bags, Luggage, Panniers, Tail Bags, Seat Bags, Enduro Bags, for Aprilia, Benelli, BMW, Buell, Cagiva, Ducati, Honda, Kawasaki, Moto Guzzi, MV Agusta, Suzuki, Triumph, Yamaha, Off Road, Enduro motorcycles

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Mick, thats things massive !!

Plus its touratech meaning it will be overpriced and probably crap You got one on your dommy ???

JMo (& piglet) , that looks perfect !!

I knew I had seen something like that but couldnt remember the name of it.. I think it was the wolfman !

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Mick, that thing's massive !!!
Now, where have I heard that before?

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Plus its Touratech meaning it will be overpriced and probably crap You got one on your Dommie ???
Made by Kahedo, very good quality. Mine was £50 off eBay; same bloke I got the panniers, rack and big tank from.

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Made by Kahedo, very good quality. Mine was £50 off eBay; same bloke I got the panniers, rack and big tank from.

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Seconded.

Probably OTT £££ new, but second hand they're a good buy. Sturdy, glove friendly zips, expandable, and compressable (probably about 15 ltr when expansion zipped away). can be worn as a rucksack, but comfier than some I've worn, plus as smallish saddle bag types that can zip to the tank cover.

If I can adapt mine to the Ural, I will.
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