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Re: NOMAD BIKE BAGS.
« Reply #100 on: February 13, 2018, 08:49:06 am »

Same construction as before, but with a versatile "D" ring system that allows fastening to the bike in a number of ways as well as being used to strap additional stuff on top if necessary.


Looks good.
The D-ring system also means you can tie the bag down whilst still having access through the zips.  :thumleft:


That`s one of the main reasons for using this design....
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Re: NOMAD BIKE BAGS.
« Reply #101 on: February 13, 2018, 10:57:01 am »
I like this idea on sub frame mount.




 

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Re: NOMAD BIKE BAGS.
« Reply #102 on: February 13, 2018, 11:25:26 am »
I like this idea on sub frame mount.



I have used this on some designs...primarily bikes without racks, as per my DR650
This pic is during manufacture and shows the fastening to the frame and rack at the back...critical to getting it stable.

After that we add the bags to the client`s requirement.....in my case a small pannier , low down  and ahead of the back axle, but far enough back so it doesn`t touch my calves when I stand and with enough space to use a barrelbag across the seat for the light stuff.
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Re: NOMAD BIKE BAGS.
« Reply #103 on: February 13, 2018, 12:59:10 pm »
Add a barrelbag up to 38litres for clothing, sleeping bag and light stuff....and you still have a reasonably compact setup that makes sand and technical riding much more fun.
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« Reply #104 on: February 13, 2018, 01:19:18 pm »
You need to add more weight at the back to compensate that TANK up front :)  .............. how many LT is that ?
 

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Re: NOMAD BIKE BAGS.
« Reply #105 on: February 13, 2018, 02:26:07 pm »
25litre....no issues with it weight-wise. I like it.

I HATE travelling heavily loaded. I will rather shit off without luxuries that carry too much crap.

My setup also leaves the seat free to get your weight back if necessary, which I like as I tend to move around on the bike quite a lot.
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« Reply #106 on: February 13, 2018, 02:43:15 pm »
Really terrain dependent and what your plans are i suppose.

I'm not a sleep on the floor ,tin food and crap coffee kinda person so my "stuff" needs to be packed and hauled with.

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Re: NOMAD BIKE BAGS.
« Reply #107 on: February 13, 2018, 02:49:40 pm »


Note your barrel bags :)
 

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Re: NOMAD BIKE BAGS.
« Reply #108 on: February 14, 2018, 08:21:22 am »
Ha....excellent pic.

I too am a SERIOUS coffee snob and I hear where you are coming from.
What it highlights is that everyone has different expectations and requirements for a trip...something I as a manufacturer need to bear in mind.

Thanks too for your support and feedback over the last year.
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Re: NOMAD BIKE BAGS.
« Reply #109 on: February 14, 2018, 09:42:35 am »
You need to add more weight at the back to compensate that TANK up front :)  .............. how many LT is that ?

Or just live with it and adjust accordingly. With a long range tank like that the dynamics constantly change by up to 20 odd kgs as the tank empties so I would probably treat it as a std tank
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Re: NOMAD BIKE BAGS.
« Reply #110 on: February 14, 2018, 09:52:57 am »
Yip and im sure fuel range helps a lot when in the sticks.

I just make sure i ride with a 990 and will never run out before them  :lol8:
 

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Re: NOMAD BIKE BAGS.
« Reply #111 on: February 14, 2018, 09:59:54 am »

I just make sure i ride with a 990 and will never run out before them  :lol8:

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Re: NOMAD BIKE BAGS.
« Reply #112 on: February 14, 2018, 11:24:58 am »
Haha does the picture spot look familiar @bud500




Oh wait ;)
 

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« Reply #113 on: February 14, 2018, 11:26:23 am »
Nope...  :-[
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Re: NOMAD BIKE BAGS.
« Reply #114 on: February 16, 2018, 08:31:48 am »
FOCUS chaps.....FOCUS...!!!

BIKE BAGS !
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Re: NOMAD BIKE BAGS.
« Reply #115 on: April 05, 2018, 04:27:35 pm »
Hi Pete

My Desert Fox handlebar bag broke, I really liked this and had it strapped to my Katie 500's rear grab handle strap (that's not why it broke), the heavy duty zip eventually gave way so much so that I couldn't get my phone out and had to tear it apart to get phone, cards cash etc out the bag.

I see the price on these increase substantially since I bought it, could you do something like that or like in link below.
It must be at least 23cm long (tyre lever length) and about let's say 10cm high. A combination of below and the Rally Enduristan tail pack. The Rally Enduristan is a few mm short of the tyre level tool and though one can fit it diagonally wwe all know what that means ito chafing, wear and eventually replacement.

http://supermotojunkie.com/showthread.php?76407-Put-a-tail-bag-on-my-wr250x

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Re: NOMAD BIKE BAGS.
« Reply #116 on: April 05, 2018, 06:51:56 pm »
Hi Pete

Thanks for the duffel bags uncle. It looks fantastic.Much appreciated.

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Re: NOMAD BIKE BAGS.
« Reply #117 on: April 05, 2018, 07:30:54 pm »
Hi Pete

My Desert Fox handlebar bag broke, I really liked this and had it strapped to my Katie 500's rear grab handle strap (that's not why it broke), the heavy duty zip eventually gave way so much so that I couldn't get my phone out and had to tear it apart to get phone, cards cash etc out the bag.

I see the price on these increase substantially since I bought it, could you do something like that or like in link below.
It must be at least 23cm long (tyre lever length) and about let's say 10cm high. A combination of below and the Rally Enduristan tail pack. The Rally Enduristan is a few mm short of the tyre level tool and though one can fit it diagonally wwe all know what that means ito chafing, wear and eventually replacement.

http://supermotojunkie.com/showthread.php?76407-Put-a-tail-bag-on-my-wr250x

Cheers
Tinus

Also looked at that bag in the link and possibly having one made. Here is the supplier http://www.dirt-bike-gear.com/lfb.html . The tool wrap also seems nice and simple, compared to some of the others that you get.

Perhaps OP can say whether he can make one and the estimated price.
 

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Re: NOMAD BIKE BAGS.
« Reply #118 on: April 05, 2018, 07:45:13 pm »
Also interested in a rear fender tool bag and a smaller front fender bag.

This is what I am aiming for.

 

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Re: NOMAD BIKE BAGS.
« Reply #119 on: April 06, 2018, 05:47:15 am »
Also interested in a rear fender tool bag and a smaller front fender bag.

I have an old mountain bike bag that'll work but that hook design I'm a little afraid of.
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