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ZEGA panniers F650 GS Dakar

I am close to buy a ZEGA panniers for my F650 GS Dakar, and because the capacity it seems that the best option are the 41 L panniers, but thinking about the weight and the handling of the motorcycle, I am considering that the best option could be de 35 L panniers or even de 29 L.

Does somebody have a recommendation?

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Ivan-having a GSD 650 myself, I would go with 35L. I normally use top box and rollbag. If going further a afield, would probably opt for TT-but 35 size. You can get a lot of kit in that set up. Would say you could overload if larger panniers. Simon
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In themselves the panniers will only be slightly heavier than a smaller version. It all depends on what you put in them.

If you kit is not too heavy, well distributed and you don't take more than you need, get whichever you like: You may even have space for souvenirs along the way!
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Perfect, I will get de 41 L panniers.

Because de price I prefer the common zega panniers, do you think that are much difference with the zega pro.
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