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Offline Plane Dr

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Re: What's the Way to Go for VFR1200X Panniers?
« Reply #40 on: May 24, 2019, 12:47:08 PM »
*Originally Posted by Friday [+]
Plane Dr, your last remark on thong size —- is that a lay person’s view or a medical observation?

The first bit I would go with "lay person"!
The second definitely medical.....

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Re: What's the Way to Go for VFR1200X Panniers?
« Reply #41 on: May 24, 2019, 01:02:02 PM »
Thanks, Plane Dr, for spreading out your answer into two halves.

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Re: What's the Way to Go for VFR1200X Panniers?
« Reply #42 on: May 25, 2019, 01:40:24 PM »
On two previous bikes, I had those bag liners for my panniers.  I love them.  When I pull up to the hotel, I don't have to carry in the bulky, heavy boxes.  But they usually come at a cost....

Granted, they look very high quality and maybe even water proof, but Givi's liners are around $80 a piece.

I decided what I could find.....  My first stop was to a WalMart to look for a small duffle bag the same size as the box.  I hit the jackpot!!!!   My big boxes measure 19.5" x 11.5".  WalMart had a duffle that was 20" x 12"....  and it appears to be darn well made and even has a water resistant coating on the material.... for a whopping $9.97 each.  I purchased a black one for me and a red one for the wife.

They get tested this weekend on our three day journey around Colorado.

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Re: What's the Way to Go for VFR1200X Panniers?
« Reply #43 on: May 25, 2019, 05:57:37 PM »
I purchased a black one for me and a red one for the wife.

I did similar but i got
1, 20x12
1, 15x12

And 1, 5x12 (This is the black one).  :038:
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Re: What's the Way to Go for VFR1200X Panniers?
« Reply #44 on: May 26, 2019, 04:06:26 PM »
*Originally Posted by Hartley [+]
I did similar but i got
1, 20x12
1, 15x12

And 1, 5x12 (This is the black one).  :038:

It's a lucky man whose wife will share her curling iron with him.

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Re: What's the Way to Go for VFR1200X Panniers?
« Reply #45 on: June 17, 2019, 06:25:38 PM »
I went with multiple round 12 inch or 10 inch (?) clear dry bags.  You can separate clean dirty and wardrobes.  Like $6 each at Wally World.
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Re: What's the Way to Go for VFR1200X Panniers?
« Reply #46 on: July 11, 2019, 04:59:44 AM »
Two trips under our belt....   three nights on a loop of Colorado and three nights in a loop of Canada (Banff/Lake Louise area) and the liner bags from WalMart are a HIT, hauling up to and back from the hotel room!!!   Love 'em.

 


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