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on how to prepare for long rides and tours. Whether you're a true iron butt
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Old 11-07-2017, 10:34 AM   #1
Doc_speeder
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Default Best soft bags for Pre-Kat?

I'm planning for next summer when my Kat is ready for the road. What's a good solution for saddle bags and maybe a tail bag? The Nelson Rigg bags seem decent. I'd likely fab up a simple side rack system to strap to.

What do you guys use for luggage on your pre-Kats?
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Old 11-08-2017, 01:27 AM   #2
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Loaded up for 3 day 500k trip with the mrs
Dririder soft bags and hard tail bag/case on custom packrack (Cause I didn't like the standard fitting packrack one)

Bags didn't scratch the paint secured well and have plastic over bags they and had plenty of room left over didn't need any side frames at all.

Packed here is two sleeping bags two person tent double air mattress and just enough clothes for relaxing in and still not expanded.

Traveled well




BTW I made up a little flat bracket to move to turn signals a couple of inches back.

This is the rack I made up with some SHS tube welded together which bolts to the pillion grab rail mounts.



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