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post #1 of 10 Old 02-04-2014, 09:42 PM Thread Starter
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Which tank bag? 09 klr

Hey guys, What tank bag fits my 09 klr perfectly? any pictures? pros? cons?

I see a ton of them in different shapes, sizes and mounting options but which one if any is (THE tank bag) for a 09 klr650. I have searched and just cant come up with the answer im looking for.

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post #2 of 10 Old 02-04-2014, 09:57 PM
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Just askin'; ever look at the Kawasaki tank bag?

Have one on my Generation 1; fits perfectly, allows fuel tank cap opening, expandable, clear map pocket . . .

Perhaps not creative/stylish/chic/etc., but . . . a rather serviceable tank bag, IMHO; I'd expect the same for the Generation 2 model.
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post #3 of 10 Old 02-04-2014, 10:08 PM
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I have the Wolfman Explorer Lite and love it. I can carry everything I need up front like gloves, little mini tool kit, bottle of water, and it has the clear map pocket. Quick clips on all four corners, and I just unclip the front and fold it back to fill the fuel tank. I leave it on all the time.

http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/index....&product_id=82


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I have the factory tank bag on my 2011. Holds lots, expandable, clear map pocket and waterproof but is too wide. Gets in the way when standing. If you do all your riding sitting it is great. Also clears the fuel filler cap without being removed. All good features except the standing issue.
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post #5 of 10 Old 02-04-2014, 10:44 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks, I think the Wolfman Explorer Lite is what I will go with. looks like a nice bag compared to the Kawasaki version.
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post #6 of 10 Old 02-05-2014, 08:14 AM
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post #7 of 10 Old 02-06-2014, 09:07 PM
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Tail bag

What kind of tail bag do you have on that KLR?
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post #8 of 10 Old 02-06-2014, 09:34 PM
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What kind of tail bag do you have on that KLR?
If you're asking about the picture, it's the Wolfman Ridgeline plus.

http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/index....&product_id=87

It's worked well also, has a large center section and pouches on the ends. I took some cardboard and made a liner box for it to keep the shape and make it stand up when empty.

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post #9 of 10 Old 03-27-2016, 01:53 PM
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Do you have a bracket for the soft bags or if not have you had any issues? Just curious because I have the cortech soft bags and was going to try and use them.
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post #10 of 10 Old 03-27-2016, 03:38 PM
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I've got the Wolfman Blackhawk, which I find just a little bit too small. Happy with the quality and fit (no, I didn't get the KLR harness), but campfire's recommendation of the Explorer Lite might be in the works.

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