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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-26-2000, 10:50 AM Thread Starter
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I posted a variation of this question before but I am posting it again as it got closed as I was a squid and posted it in 4 different forums.

When I get the new F4, I plan on doing my touring with the big Eclipse Elite Tankbag (24 litre), this will hold most of my sh*t that I need but I dont want to cram it all in there so for a backup bag I was wondering whether to run a tailbag or some saddlebags? I prefer the looks of a tailbag but I also want to figure out a way to run a spare helment for passengers when I get to my destination if needed. Or even those cute hitchhikers. I guess if thats the case the saddlebags get the nod. But opinions please!!

Can passengers even be run with some of the bigger saddlebags such as the ChaseHarper Compac Saddlebags(8.5Lx8Wx12H)?
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-28-2000, 11:44 AM
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I have a set of Tourmaster soft saddlebags and a tankbag for my ZX7R and yes, a passenger can ride when the bags are in place. Be sure to have adequate clearance between the bags and your exhaust. I prefer saddle bags for the lower cg and better balance. Just a thought.

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