When you need a little more than a backpack.
Taking a trip on a motorcycle can be the best way to get out there and see the world
that mankind has ever invented. Carving through backroads, only half-caring if you make the
mileage you're hoping to, contented just to ride. Well, trips like that require a bit more
than just the regular old motorcycle
backpack, especially if you intend on camping or staying out longer than a few
If you're just going on a day trip, or you just need quick access to a few things, a
tank bag is your best bet. Ranging in size between a lunch and wallet carrier, to a
towering affair that can hold as much as a large backpack, these bags also usually have a
clear compartment on top to put your maps or motorcycle
GPS in, along with having all the pounches accessible even when you're riding. For a
look at what we mean, have a look at the Alpinestars Tech Aero bag, or for the
person that wants one that can fit it all, have a look at the MotoCentric Tower tank bag. There are
quite a few tank bags, some with magnetic flaps that require nothing other than setting it
on the tank to install it, some have buckles that secure it. There's a huge array of sizes,
brands and styles to choose from, so go check them out!
Taking a real adventure, or just need to take luggage somewhere? Then you'll be wanting
to look into our selection of Tail bags and Saddle bags to fit the bill. Tail bags are exactly what
they say, affixing to the tail of the bike and providing any kind of storage you need. And
like the saddle bag section, some are even hard cases that can be unhooked from the
brackets that come with them and carried around via built-in handles, like the Honda Motorcycle and Suzuki Motorcycle genuine accessories items. The
decision between hard bags and soft is a tough one, the hard bags geared towards being
waterproof and being able to withstand minor accidents, but the soft bags are more
packable, lighter and have more options available.