Tag Archives: Enduristan Monsoon panniers

Exactly how big is soft baggage?

I said this already: soft bags may be ancient, pack animal-era technology but they seem to be catching on in advworld, with new products out from Giant Loop (review here) and Wolfman Rocky Mountains (below right). Some are little different … Continue reading

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Giant Loop Siskiyou Panniers – a close look

Giant Loop are well known for their innovative ‘horseshoe’ bags which wrap around the back of a dirt bike but which, in my opinion, are not especially easy to use day-in, day-out and have been proven not to be waterproof … Continue reading

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Shopping with the Magadans

Supplies were getting low so it was time to saddle up and head to town, a good opportunity to try out the Magadans and also see how the bike managed with a heavy load. I’m still dithering about exactly what … Continue reading

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Kriega Overlander system – a close look

AMH contributor Nick T dropped by while on tour through the Western Isles on his ’05 Dakar 650 equipped with his new Kriega Overlander baggage system. I saw prototypes at a bike show earlier in the year and had another chance to … Continue reading

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Building a rack ~ 1 of 3

Bored already? Part II is here. I’ve been giving a lot of thought about what sort of a rack to get made for the GS. Obviously buying one and if necessary, adapting it would have been easiest. I tried to … Continue reading

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GS500R Overlander – progress report

The GS500R Overlander project bike is taking shape, although it’s not quite a fully set jelly. The critical mod: adapting the rear DR650 hub and brake to fit the donor bike’s swing arm and chain run has been completed pretty seamlessly … Continue reading

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BMW F650 GS SE ~ pre-Morocco test run

Morocco trip report here. I did a bit more work on the GS then loaded it up and took it out into the countryside for a spin. The last-minute jobs included: Sizing up the Enduristan panniers on the Metal Mule rack. … Continue reading

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