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Offline GPL95928

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Bag liners
« on: May 29, 2013, 06:57:50 PM »
Does anyone other than Triumph offer bag liners for our bike?

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Re: Bag liners
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2013, 08:00:22 PM »
That would be interesting to know, we are not totally happy with the Triumph's. Granted they look very nice and classy but we have found them difficult to load with our stuff, the two panels do not open wide enough, there's a little fabric "soufflet" (is it the right word?) that prevent complete opening. On top of that once full they are not fitting easily inside the paniers. On our previous ST1100 we also had the inner bags (designed by Honda) and found them much easier and convenient to use. This is one of our few (very few) complaints about this otherwise fantastic bike
« Last Edit: May 31, 2013, 07:18:23 PM by Verdun95 »
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Re: Bag liners
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2013, 08:16:17 PM »
I use the ones I bought for my BMW RT - they're the exact same size

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Re: Bag liners
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2013, 06:23:52 AM »
I'm curious why liners are really needed.  When I travel I always take the panniers and top box off the bike at night. The last thing I want to do is give someone the temptation to screw around with the bike thinking there is something in the panniers or top box.  So if I take them into the hotel at night what do I need the liners for?  A sincere question, not a snide remark.
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Re: Bag liners
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2013, 09:04:14 AM »
*Originally Posted by w8d4it [+]
I'm curious why liners are really needed.  When I travel I always take the panniers and top box off the bike at night. The last thing I want to do is give someone the temptation to screw around with the bike thinking there is something in the panniers or top box.  So if I take them into the hotel at night what do I need the liners for?  A sincere question, not a snide remark.

Because they (panniers) are too heavy, especially when full.

Also not all hotels in Europe have lifts (elevators) so it makes it a real chore after a days riding. Whereas with the inner bags they are just carried like small suitcases.
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Re: Bag liners
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2013, 09:12:01 AM »
Given all the advice on here we bought the liners and used them on the trip in Scotland. It took minutes to take them out and drop them off in the room.
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Re: Bag liners
« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2013, 10:17:06 AM »
I found the panniers and top box easy to knock into doors and walls when carrying them about, and they don't have a shoulder strap.
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