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Old 7 May 2019, 00:56
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What dry bag do you use?

Looking for dry bags to pack the bike for trips this summer. All the Youtube experts say to use packing squares, I want to use dry bags.

What say ye?
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Old 7 May 2019, 01:03
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Go here is a good place to look.

https://www.twistedthrottle.com/shop.../luggage-racks

SW Motech has some good ones and DrySpec also have good bags
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Old 7 May 2019, 06:46
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Still have some of the old, bombproof, heavy-as-hell dry bags for stand-alone use, but for in a ruck or hard case, or light duty, Seal-Line and Sea-to-Summit dry bags are the tits.

On my bike I use these:

https://www.nelsonrigg.com/luggage/s...gs-detail.html

Internal stiffener, good rolltop; strappage is a little bit of a pain versus a hard case but capacity is as good or better.

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Old 7 May 2019, 08:40
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Most will go in luggage, although I have a tour pak coming that has a luggage rack on the top to get more storage. It also has a rear seat back that will hold a larger, exposed dry bag as well. I like the idea of packing cubes and this seems like the next best thing to keep things dry and organized.
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Old 7 May 2019, 10:25
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... larger, exposed dry bag...
I'm sure you can find all kindsa moto-specific bags for this, but for a portable, indestructible unit to lash exposed, I'd consider this or similar:

https://www.nrs.com/product/55011.02...duty-bills-bag

I've had several over the years that held up extremely well and shoulder/carry equally well.

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Old 7 May 2019, 10:52
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I’ve had the pack light set for over a year that make good organizer bags. I wouldn’t do anything external with them:

https://www.advancedelements.com/wat...-top-dry-bags/

Sea to summit make durable mid weight bags, and I have probably 12yr old West Marine bags that are durable, but no anchor points for external lashing.
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Old 7 May 2019, 21:10
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This one seems to get good reviews. Iím going to pull the trigger on it.

https://smile.amazon.com/Nelson-Rigg.../dp/B00AC6YUGM
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Old 7 May 2019, 23:07
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I like sea to summit bags for most of my packing needs. They come in a variety of sizes and styles. A little pricey, but top quality.
If you want a total waterproof bag, Cabela's has some nice rubberized ones too
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Old 8 May 2019, 01:03
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This one seems to get good reviews. Iím going to pull the trigger on it.

https://smile.amazon.com/Nelson-Rigg.../dp/B00AC6YUGM
I was considering the Biltwell EXFIL 115 but I like the day glo color on this one plus its 1/3 the price. I may put these on the rack on the tour pak and the back seat.

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I like sea to summit bags for most of my packing needs. They come in a variety of sizes and styles. A little pricey, but top quality.
If you want a total waterproof bag, Cabela's has some nice rubberized ones too
These are high on the list for use as packing cubes
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Old 8 May 2019, 14:56
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The best dry bag that I have used was made by DUI for the military. It has a waterproof zipper and bleed valve. I've never had one leak as long as you wax the zipper. For light use (hiking etc.) I like the Sea to Summit eVent dry bags.
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Only ones I have ever used were for rafting. NRS is on here, some of the others I have not used. A guy in New Mexico makes dry bags and sleeping pads for rafting . Paco pads, they are heavy duty and made well. I have used the big bags from Cabelas with good results. Always have a repair kit , with you and they last forever.
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Only ones I have ever used were for rafting. NRS is on here, some of the others I have not used. A guy in New Mexico makes dry bags and sleeping pads for rafting . Paco pads, they are heavy duty and made well. I have used the big bags from Cabelas with good results. Always have a repair kit , with you and they last forever.
I have a Cabelas too. Works fine. There's a local whitewater outfitter about 6 miles away. Nice but pricey shit in there.

If you want to know the latest, greatest, most functional and fashionable gear like that. Check out some whitwater outfitters..

Or, ask a SEAL.
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SW Motech 350. No issues in over a year. Great bag that keeps my stuff dry.

(yellow bag)

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