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Leearchertog
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PostPosted: 15:56 - 12 Jan 2020    Post subject: Luggage on a 650 bandit Reply with quote

Im planning a 2 day trip And will need shoes and change of clothes etc. My bike has no storage and i hate using back packs as im a chunky fella. What would fit well on the back of the bike? Like strapping a bag to the grab rail or fitting a basic tray style thing. Sorry dont know the correct name.
Backpack is cheap/free option but il be riding for 8hrs ish (6hr ride with breaks)

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NJD
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PostPosted: 17:30 - 12 Jan 2020    Post subject: Reply with quote

Put the backpack on the passenger seat and cargo net / bungee cord it down?
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Confusion
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PostPosted: 17:45 - 12 Jan 2020    Post subject: Re: Luggage on a 650 bandit Reply with quote

Top box + soft panniers + Aldi dry bag.
https://i.postimg.cc/8cGBThwg/Ballintoy-small.jpg
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chickenstrip
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PostPosted: 17:53 - 12 Jan 2020    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kriega luggage* is excellent, but pricey. Lomo(?) bags seem to be popular so perhaps worth a look.

*Different sizes available to mix 'n' match, fasten to most bikes with ease.
Loaded for a long tour, Kriega, 1x30l, 2x20l:

https://i.postimg.cc/BvXrhz7Z/DSCN3755.jpg
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Leearchertog
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PostPosted: 18:57 - 12 Jan 2020    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great thankyou 🏍️😊
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