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post #1 of 24 Old 02-16-2016, 08:43 PM Thread Starter
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Anyone have the KLR saddlebags and of KLR tailbag? If so, what are your thoughts?
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post #2 of 24 Old 02-16-2016, 08:47 PM
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I have the saddle bags,no issues so far. Some have said if you park in direct sun light for a long period they kinda turn purple. They aren't waterproof either. I sprayed mine with Walmart water seal hoping to help that.
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Tail bag.

I don't have Kawasaki bags, but I've had one of these on my 2011 KLR for 3 seasons. https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p...dable-Tail-Bag
I've only had to expand it a few times when doing some shopping. Day trips I can pack most everything I'll need in it with out expanding it. The main body sits on the KLR's rack just right. Side pockets are un-supported, but hold their shape OK.

I like it so much, I just ordered another one for my Honda NX250.
Couldn't resist, as I got a $25.00 gift card for Rocky Mountain ATV-MC for subscribing to "Dirt Bike" magazine. Brought the price down to $75.00

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Power socket, L.E.D. Battery Indicator, Camera bag holder
Custom Saddlebag frames .
Louder horns, Firstgear Onyx tail bag.
Custom Aluminum Skid Plate.
Cut down seat with Custom pad.
Go Pro Camera mount.
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I thought I would have more replies with these bags. I appreciate those of you that replied as this helps.
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post #5 of 24 Old 02-17-2016, 07:44 PM
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I think a lot the group go right to the big panniers,I haven't pulled the trigger on a set of those yet. Kinda pricey for me!
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post #6 of 24 Old 02-17-2016, 07:54 PM
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Bags

Shop and compare. Price and quality.
Form over function--or--Function over form?

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My KLR Page..http://www.powers31.info/2011_KLR650.htm

Mod's to KLR:
Power socket, L.E.D. Battery Indicator, Camera bag holder
Custom Saddlebag frames .
Louder horns, Firstgear Onyx tail bag.
Custom Aluminum Skid Plate.
Cut down seat with Custom pad.
Go Pro Camera mount.
Doo-Hicky
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post #7 of 24 Old 02-17-2016, 08:21 PM Thread Starter
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I've thought about the panniers as well, but like you are a little more than I want to spend right now. I also am not sure I want them on all the time making the bike that much wider. Decisions!!!
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post #8 of 24 Old 02-17-2016, 08:27 PM
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They do stick out a bunch! I use my bike mostly to commute to work. I really just need the storage for a sack lunch and such. If I were in a big trip the factory bags might be a little small
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Anyone have the KLR saddlebags and of KLR tailbag? If so, what are your thoughts?
Came across this discussion here... http://www.klr650.net/forums/showthread.php?t=130935
Scroll down to see the info on the bags.

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2011 Kawasaki KLR 650 (Orange & White )

My KLR Page..http://www.powers31.info/2011_KLR650.htm

Mod's to KLR:
Power socket, L.E.D. Battery Indicator, Camera bag holder
Custom Saddlebag frames .
Louder horns, Firstgear Onyx tail bag.
Custom Aluminum Skid Plate.
Cut down seat with Custom pad.
Go Pro Camera mount.
Doo-Hicky
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post #10 of 24 Old 02-17-2016, 08:55 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you, I actually posted on that prior to the crash and forgot with my short memory
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