Tank Bags for a GL1800


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Tank Bags for a GL1800

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I was wondering if there are any tank bags that work with 2006 GL1800. I’ve been looking for a way to carry my camelback where I can get to it easier.

Any suggestions?

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Re: Tank Bags for a GL1800

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As long as it isn't an airbag model yes.
But they are not cheap, because of the radio and fuel door access needed, this has stainless steel plates to mount to the bike first for flip up to fuel and a quick disconnect on the bag plate.

Electrical Connections has it.

https://electricalconnection.com/index. ... b-tankbag/
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Not exactly what you asked for but you might try this:

https://www.motojug.com/

I received one for Christmas and am suitably impressed so far. Have not actually used under way yet but as soon as spring gets here, I will provide a review.
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Re: Tank Bags for a GL1800

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Andy Cote wrote: Sat Jan 09, 2021 7:16 am Not exactly what you asked for but you might try this:

https://www.motojug.com/

I received one for Christmas and am suitably impressed so far. Have not actually used under way yet but as soon as spring gets here, I will provide a review.
Looking at the videos in the link, looks like you have to supply the actual jug of your choice to fit in the supplied insulator jacket/mount and tubing?
Motojug videos....
https://www.motojug.com/new-page
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Yes. The woman that makes the harness found that there was no advantage to buying and shipping the jugs. They are readily available at many stores (B&M or online). Just tell MotoJug which jug you are going to use and they will make accordingly. My daughter bought a Coleman one gallon jug to go with it.
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Re: Tank Bags for a GL1800

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Andy Cote wrote: Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:13 am Yes. The woman that makes the harness found that there was no advantage to buying and shipping the jugs. They are readily available at many stores (B&M or online). Just tell MotoJug which jug you are going to use and they will make accordingly. My daughter bought a Coleman one gallon jug to go with it.
I wonder if the Coleman jug is just air insulation instead of foam insulation.....like their chest coolers are.....
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I just strap my camelback on the back seat right behind me along with my rain gear. I just shove the hose between the gap between the flat part of the seat and the rise to the passenger seat. The hose is just long enough that I can just pull it out, take a drink, and shove it back between the seats. I need to get a longer hose to make it a little easier. Mine is a 2012, so I am not sure if the 01-10 seats are the same.
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I used to keep mine strapped to the rack on top of the trunk with the hose just hooked on my jacket for when I needed a drink. Going across the Mojave it got used quite a bit.


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Re: Tank Bags for a GL1800

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newday777 wrote: Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:47 am I wonder if the Coleman jug is just air insulation instead of foam insulation.....like their chest coolers are.....
Just from the heft of it I would say it has foam insulation.
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I fill my hydration pack bladder with ice, throw it on my back and let the ice cool me as it melts - I drink it down as I go.
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used my Camelback water bag on one trip only.

for me, it was a PITA.

I now just put a bottle of water in my Tourmaster Cargo pants, left side lower pocket....

get a new fresh bottle with every fuel stop.
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Re: Tank Bags for a GL1800

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I have used a 1/2 gallon water jug in a mount I made that attached to the right passenger foot rest, with a hose that came up to me with an end on it. Worked pretty good. I also put a water backpack jug in a cooler on the passenger seat and recently saw a post on another site that the guy put a Camelback water pouch in a cooler in the trunk and ran a hose up to him.


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