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Tank Bag
« on: July 13, 2019, 01:34:17 pm »
 Ive never used one but after doing some searching I think I like the Morgan Harper 450. Anyone use this bag?
  How well does it stay put at high speeds. Over 100mph I mean?
 
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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2019, 02:56:17 pm »
If your tank area is seeing wind effect at 100 mph...you're doing it wrong or need a windshield re-installed :))
I like tank bags and even on my naked ZX-10 the worst thing at around 100 is the suction effect, just make sure everything is zipped up.
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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2019, 03:54:04 pm »
Anytime I use a magnetic bag I always still run a safety strap just in case.

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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2019, 05:09:29 pm »
I have the Cortech 18L,there's also a 12L version, that includes a pull out rain cover, magnets, a clear map pocket, and hidden backpack straps. It has a side port that I run a bladder hose out of for drinking water (WATER) while riding. It unzips and expands, but I don't like it (too tall).

I'm "told" it'll stay put at 100 mph. I saw one staying put at 95 (reportedly)...Guys talk, they say things...but that's a trustworthy report. If you want to see it/try it, next time I'm coming your way, I'll bring it. It's a little pricey, but is holding well.

https://www.denniskirk.com/cortech/super-2-0-18l-magnetic-mount-tank-bag-8230-0505-18.p5001753.prd/5001753.sku?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cse&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI9fn11b2y4wIV1rXACh1VsQEaEAQYAiABEgJq6vD_BwE

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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2019, 05:51:41 pm »
I never ride without a tank bag, they can hold a ton of small stuff. Look at the Givi lock ring bags, very easy on-n-off & doesn't touch the tank. I use the a 25L on mine.
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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2019, 06:25:56 pm »
There are hooks at the front of your tank for a specific for C-14 tank bag from Maw Kaw. The bag from Kawasaki is a really  nice I rarely ride without mine...
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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2019, 08:36:15 pm »
I have the Cortech 18L,there's also a 12L version, that includes a pull out rain cover, magnets, a clear map pocket, and hidden backpack straps. It has a side port that I run a bladder hose out of for drinking water (WATER) while riding. It unzips and expands, but I don't like it (too tall).

I'm "told" it'll stay put at 100 mph. I saw one staying put at 95 (reportedly)...Guys talk, they say things...but that's a trustworthy report. If you want to see it/try it, next time I'm coming your way, I'll bring it. It's a little pricey, but is holding well.

https://www.denniskirk.com/cortech/super-2-0-18l-magnetic-mount-tank-bag-8230-0505-18.p5001753.prd/5001753.sku?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cse&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI9fn11b2y4wIV1rXACh1VsQEaEAQYAiABEgJq6vD_BwE

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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2019, 10:26:45 pm »
I use an icon bag isn't huge but holds all the essentials and has a divider for my paperwork...

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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2019, 10:52:32 pm »
I've used an comtech expandable for years on my c10,  and it'll work on the c14 if I adjust the position.  So I bought a 15liter tourmaster, strapped.  Fits better, and I like the dependability of the strap mounting compared to the magnets. I usually ride with my wallet in the tank bag, so I dint want to have cc problems .  As someone mentioned there are hooks for the front straps, and the rear attaches down under the seat. 


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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #9 on: July 13, 2019, 11:31:03 pm »
Anytime I use a magnetic bag I always still run a safety strap just in case.

 Does the Chase Harper have a safety strap?

 Cliff  I really like the Givi lock ring set up. May go that route. I just like the Chase Harper design better. wish it lock ring mounted.

 
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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #10 on: July 13, 2019, 11:57:36 pm »
I have the Cortech 18L,there's also a 12L version, that includes a pull out rain cover, magnets, a clear map pocket, and hidden backpack straps. It has a side port that I run a bladder hose out of for drinking water (WATER) while riding. It unzips and expands, but I don't like it (too tall).

I'm "told" it'll stay put at 100 mph. I saw one staying put at 95 (reportedly)...Guys talk, they say things...but that's a trustworthy report. If you want to see it/try it, next time I'm coming your way, I'll bring it. It's a little pricey, but is holding well.

https://www.denniskirk.com/cortech/super-2-0-18l-magnetic-mount-tank-bag-8230-0505-18.p5001753.prd/5001753.sku?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cse&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI9fn11b2y4wIV1rXACh1VsQEaEAQYAiABEgJq6vD_BwE

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Another +1 for the Cortech 18L. Like Ron, I prefer it in its shorter state, but having the ability to expand if I need it is nice. I keep my DSLR and a lens in addition to a water supply in it for most rides. Being able to convert it to a backpack when I get off the bike is a huge plus for me.

I might have been a witness (ahem!) to one staying on a C-10 tank at 100+, but my eyes are getting old, so that could be an unreliable report.
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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #11 on: July 14, 2019, 12:50:33 pm »
Running 2.

I bought the huge Bagster for trips that goes on the Tank Cover. For days I use a SW Motech attached to the tank ring.  I have a magnetic bag on the Mean Streak that works well but I have to be really careful as any dirt or crud will leave scratches.

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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #12 on: July 14, 2019, 02:11:44 pm »
Anytime I use a magnetic bag I always still run a safety strap just in case.

 Does the Chase Harper have a safety strap?

 Cliff  I really like the Givi lock ring set up. May go that route. I just like the Chase Harper design better. wish it lock ring mounted.
Strum, I can't speak to that model but I have added one to other mag bags.  :-[  It has kept me from having to search the roadside on a couple of unfortunate occasions.

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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #13 on: August 05, 2019, 06:33:44 pm »
Just to revisit this  I ordered a Givi MT505 tank lock bag today. Anyone here use em?
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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #14 on: August 06, 2019, 01:21:28 am »
I have two, both Firstgear. One is small, I use it with just the magnet mount. It has never moved in nine years on the C14. I have a very large one as well. If I expand it, I am sure I could fit my full face helmet in it. I generally have my camera gear in it, as well as wallet, phone, etc. It is also a magnetic mount, but it has bungees as well, which I attach to my tip over protectors. It works well. I could go without the bungees, but I feel better using them.

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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #15 on: August 08, 2019, 10:48:50 am »
Been rocking a Givi XS307 for over four years and LOVE it!

The quick attach/detach ring is DA BOMB.  I have another ring installed on my other bike, and can simply and easily move the tank bag from one to the other.  Brilliant!

https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/givi-xs307-xstream-tanklock-15l-tank-bag?gclid=Cj0KCQjwkK_qBRD8ARIsAOteukAXdgSV-sAqtI3IRXvCtKiSQOk-W2OeAnnuiDpIxClTQZUWOMXyH_4aArbhEALw_wcB


tried the bigger size, and just didn't need the extra capacity or height.

Highly recommend.

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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #16 on: August 08, 2019, 06:22:09 pm »
 Installed it today . I think its perfect.  Very pleased.
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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #17 on: August 08, 2019, 09:05:54 pm »

Nice cupholder  :coffee2:


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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #18 on: August 09, 2019, 12:39:43 am »
But...how do you drink with a full face helmet on?  :pokestick:

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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #19 on: August 09, 2019, 01:07:56 am »

Nice cupholder  :coffee2:

Cup holder I though we were talking tank bags :-[
 
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Re: Tank Bag
« Reply #20 on: August 09, 2019, 10:01:00 am »
Needs an ashtray next to the cupholder.  :rotflmao:

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