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#989838 - 06/18/17 01:48 PM Recommendations For R90S Tankbag ??
MotorsISP Offline
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Registered: 06/18/17
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Howdy
Going to pick up my "new" R90S this summer and plan on riding it home accross country to the Northwest. Would you help a fellow rider by making a suggestion for a magnetic or non-magnetic tank bag ??
Don't need a super large bag, just something to keep some riding essentials. Something on a narrow plane would be nice. If I do go the magnetic route I will have 3M film applied to the top of the tank.
Thanks in advance from a new member.

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#989845 - 06/18/17 04:38 PM Re: Recommendations For R90S Tankbag ?? [Re: MotorsISP]
Jake Offline
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Howdy back at ya.

Nice bike! With a flat-ish tank a nice choice might be this 10-liter bag from RKA. I chose it over the excellent Wolfman bags as it was a bit narrower, yet provides all the room I need, plus expandability.

I also have a small Cortech magnetic bag which really has worked well on my R90. I tied off the front to the steering damper knob and it stays quite secure. If you just need something small, they might have what you are looking for.

Good luck.
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#989851 - 06/18/17 06:26 PM Re: Recommendations For R90S Tankbag ?? [Re: Jake]
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Registered: 03/05/07
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Loc: Bellaire Texas
I owned that bag for about 10 years...couldn't wear it out but finally let it go on a bike I traded in...The clear plastic map cover cracked in about year 7. I tried to buy a new one from Richard......but no.....he insisted on sending it to me for free as a warranty item. Good company good products great service.
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#989862 - 06/18/17 07:11 PM Re: Recommendations For R90S Tankbag ?? [Re: MotorsISP]
Tri750 Offline
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Registered: 09/22/04
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Loc: CA
Agree on the RKA product. The good thing is, they make them in many sizes to suit most riders needs. Go with the magnetic, it's just easier .
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#989880 - 06/18/17 11:56 PM Re: Recommendations For R90S Tankbag ?? [Re: MotorsISP]
JR356 Offline
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Registered: 05/23/01
Posts: 1723
Loc: Way out West
Hi,

Sent you a PM on a couple tankbags I have.
One RKA,one RevPak
Click on flashing red envelope link towards top of page.

JR356

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#989974 - 06/19/17 08:28 PM Re: Recommendations For R90S Tankbag ?? [Re: MotorsISP]
MotorsISP Offline
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Registered: 06/18/17
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Hi
Thanks for the comments and suggestions. Since the top of the tank is going to need a small bit of plastic surgery (repair painting to be completed by Craig of Paintworks, in Loves Park, IL).
Even if I decide not to go with a magnetic tank bag I will have Craig apply some 3M Protective Film on top of the tank.

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