Icon Urban Tank Bag
Best all around bag on the market
Great tank bag at a great price point. Magnets are strong enough to keep the bag in place at 100mph without using the straps (proved that out today on I76). Has a rubber gripped liner to prevent scratching your tank and includes back pack straps that are easy to use and has a flap that will hold a full face helmet. I live in Philadelphia, so it's great for quick trips to the local store or long rides. This is the second time I purchased this bag. I gave my first one to my brother in law after I sold my first bike, but I got the itch again and this was the first accessory I purchased after buying my VFR.
January 31, 2016
Update from October 2015
Just bought the bag in October 2015 and nearing 2016.
The little magnets/ power did not meet my level of comfort/security when at speed for the size of the bag. I ordered some higher power magnets for this bag to support the fill capacity but they have now scratched the paint and wore out the material between the magnet and bag...went from bad to worse! Nice design with the helmet carry feature but lacking in durability.
Note: I have a smaller Coleman tank bag with 9 large magnets included that do not even scratch the paint.
December 28, 2015
Much larger than expected
When it arrived I was very pleased to find it was much bigger than I had imagined. It can fit all my stuff, plus straps for my helmet on the outside. Very comfortable on the back, magnets for the tank are very strong too. Would definitely buy again, but I don't think I'll ever have to replace it.
December 14, 2015
Only thing I have found with this product is, when you use it as a back pack the straps pop loose at the D-Rings.
November 23, 2015
Extremely versatile, look no further
I ultimately decided on this tank bank because it had the most features - and those features are awesome. LARGE clear front pouch that is easy to see while riding, magnetic mounts to slap it on and rip it off in a hurry, a helmet cradle so that I don't have to leave my second most expensive piece of gear with the bike or occupying my hands, back pack straps, and a lage open interior. The bag is lightweight without feeling flimsy, and was comfortable to lay on when stuffed with some extra layers and my lunch on my 320 mile trip this past weekend. While it did not rain for me to test, I must say that it appears designed thoughtfully to reasonably maximize water resistance (zippers covered etc) but certainly does not appear very water resistance.
Due to how much more comfortable it is to ride with than wearing a backpack, yet offering every feature of a backpack plus more, I highly recommend. Almost all motorcycle luggage is overpriced, but I don't find this one excessive at all. Get one of these and don't look back.
October 26, 2015
No problems so far
This works pretty well and I have had no issues with this product so far. The magnets have been strong enough to keep the bag on my tank without ever falling off or coming loose, they have also done no damage to the tank, so no worries about that. This also doubles as a backpack and is stiff functional. All in all it is pretty much just a glorified backpack, but it works well for me.
October 16, 2015
good for a FJ-09
ya so the FJ-09 has hardcases from Yamaha to the tune of about $1000 before labor for the install.
This thing is $100, no brainer.
I use it to carry a laptop, textbooks, gym clothes and you can put your smart phone in the map display part of it.
I haven't hit a rainstorm yet, and I think that may be a problem as I am not sure how water resistant it is... but I think it should be enough for a not so heavy downpour.
So overall if you need something to haul stuff in and you dont want to rock a backpack on hour long commutes AND dont feel like dropping a grand on hardcases buy it.
September 28, 2015
The bottom flap is great for carrying my helmet or my jacket on the fly. I was skeptical at first about the magnets, but they work great and don't screw with my computer when inside the bag. I don't like that the tethers for the helmet flap don't easily hide when synched up, but it's not much of a problem. Overall, great purchase for a city bike addition.
September 21, 2015