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Which Enduristan Blizzards panniers for CRF250L

Hi Everyone,

After reading many different threads on this truly amazing forum, I would like to ask one question about Enduristan blizzards soft panniers.
I am planning a trip from France to Nepal and back starting in March 2021.

I have been looking for the perfect soft pannier for this trip to put on my CRF250L and I ended up going for the Blizzards soft panniers but I am now hesitating about the size to choose.
There several reviews from people being happy with using the L size (24L) on their CRF250L. I would definitely prefer to go with the XL size (34L) in order to limit the volume of my tail bag but I am afraid they are too big for this bike and it would be a pain to feel the panniers against my legs when hitting the road.

Is there someone who already tried this set up successfully?

Thanks a lot for your help and have a nice evening.

Francois
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http://www.21brothers.eu/ 21 brothers also make very nice bags!

But in general, the more space you have to more things you take. 24 liters sounds like plenty. Maybe you can pack your things and try to put them in a random bag, and see how much you actually need?
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Hi,

Thanks for your reply. I am definitely going to try to pack my all stuff once i have it and I ll make up my mind accordingly
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Maybe try aluminium panniers set 34-45L from Bagtecs? I've read plenty of postive reviews about this brand, although I haven't had the need to pack as much as you want to They seem to be very expensive, but as they say: You get what you pay for
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If you google "enduristan blizzard crf250l" you should come up with a page on Advrider with a picture of some XLs on a crf rally. They don't look too excessive to me. The spare capacity might come in handy, they'll carry the weight low down, and you don't have to fill them!
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