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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-15-2016, 09:25 AM Thread Starter
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1300 Tourer - Waterproof Bags?

Not that I want to put the saddlebags to the test - just curious how waterproof they are. Do they keep the water out if caught in the rain?

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-15-2016, 09:49 AM
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They are pretty damn good mine have been out in the rain for hours and only a small amount in them not enough to worry about just when you get home take things out if it does get moist

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if they hold up their construction they should. there are a number of universal dry bags on the market to check out. most seem to employ a combination of pvc material with seamless welding and an enclosure that uses a folded/rolled over technique to keep water out of the opening. are you specifically asking about the OEM hard bags for this bike?

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Never had a drop get into mine yet and I've ridden through some pretty nasty rain.
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That's good to hear!

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Mine will seep through the lock on the top but that's cause the o-ring went catywompus on me once putting it back together

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