Kriega US-5 Drypack
Kriega US-5 summary
I had originally purchased a set of US-5 dry bags for use as crash bar bags. However, after purchasing the USCombo-30, I decided to use them as traditional add-on bags.
The overall bag quality is outstanding. The white inner dry bag makes easy to find items within. It's removable too, which makes the care and cleaning remarkably simple.
The buckles and loops in the US-5 are high quality and don't seem to mind the cold weather. As mentioned above, I originally used these bags as crash bar bags. I used interwoven 550 cord through the back mesh pocket to help mount the bags. While I didn't use the bags as directed, the back mesh pocket is extremely strong and durable. The mesh material did not rip or noticeably stretch when I ran the cord through it.
The mounting instructions weren't as simple as I would have liked them to be. But, I was able to get them mounted to my USCombo-30 without issue, as there are a variety of methods to mount these bags.
April 14, 2014
I love this bag. It is high quality and very versatile. I use the bag on my WR250R and also on my Monster. Perfect as a day bag or to hold things that need to stay handy on multiple day trips.
November 20, 2013
Perfect for what it is.
I use this bag with the Kriega tank adapter on my CB500X, its perfect to store my garage door opener, Iphone charger, insurance, and registration. Its waterproof, easily gotten to with gloves on, holds my papers nice and dry. Very happy, would recommend to anyone, and would purchase again. Build quality is excellent. Quality over quantity.
November 12, 2013
Another Great Kiega Piece
No surprise that I love this the US-5, which sits nicely on my Kriega tank harness. The only think I'd change on this set-up would be the use of their alloy hook straps for easier Grab & Go. The fitting straps must be fed through/from the buckles anytime you want to take the bag with you. That aside; it's another clean, simple, waterproof, modular piece to compliment any Kriega system.
November 11, 2013
A very nice pack for a day trip
I have read a lot of comments from difference sources until I finally got the real thing from Revzilla. It arrives after 2 days I ordered online. Kreiga is a brand that cant go wrong!!! The material and details are awesome and delegate, robust stitches and build quality.
I had my usual 6 hours joy ride on last sat, it fits so well on my CBR600RR pillion passenger seat, although I need to use some sort of compression extension, but once fit it never moves and tend to lean sideways.
I brought my usual day pack including cigaretts, lighter, wallet, keys, wet tissues, gums...all fit nicely in there plus a tetra pack juice.
It suits me very well as I do lots of day trip which is 150km both ways. I love this bag and I'll use it everyday now.
July 8, 2013
Use it and forget about it....
Just returned form a thousand plus mile trip. I used the Kriega US-5 dry bag to attach to my Kriega R15 back pack.
Great way to stash things away that need to stay dry and out of the way. Once mounted onto the back pack it does not hinder the use of the back pack or get in the way of opening all the compartments of the back pack. Any items like electronics, wallet, etc. that need to stay dry will stay dry, as most of the Kriega back packs are water resistant but not waterproof.
It does what it says it does, that simple. Easy to use and easy to mount to the back pack. If you already own a Kriega back pack this is a no-brainer to add some extra carrying capacity and knowing that it will stay dry.
May 25, 2013
Simple and easy to use
I got the US-5 to attach to my R-20 backpack. It was easy to install and looks alright on the backpack. I haven't tested the waterproof capability yet but I'm not really worried about that.
May 20, 2013
Very well made, top quality, though small
This is my first Revzilla purchase and my first Kriega purchase. Kriega seems to be top shelf stuff, very well made. This bag is no exception. It has very nicely thought out features and is clearly a well designed bag. I bought it to bolt on to the rear of my bike to carry tools and my flat tire kit, and for that use, it is great. The 5 bag is a bit small, though, so that's absolutely all that will fit in it. If you are looking for a waterproof bolt on fenderpack that can be removed (via straps) easily, but isn't too big, this is the bag for you. If you actually want to carry extra gear and access it with some regularity, you might want to consider a bigger bag, or a different brand. My only two gripes with this bag are: no instructions (but you can reference the video on Revzilla's site) and apparently extra straps are not available - extra straps would be nice because then the bag could be installed on multiple bikes - the straps are what actually bolt to the bike.
October 29, 2012