Wolfman Monarch Pass Saddlebags
Good fit for DR650, easy to use, durable.
Durable, fit heaps of gear, didn't let any water through in light rain. Top loading made them easy to get into, and pack while on the bike.
Top D-rings are very handy for tying smelly running shoes on, and worked fine with a 3L petrol can.
Fit the DR650 racks I bought from ww.moto-racks.com perfectly, didn't bounce around any.
Took these and the Wolfman Enduro Tank Bag over some gravel roads in New Zealand.
January 4, 2014
New Bags for my KLR
I researched several bag for my 2007 KLR650 and found the Wolfman Monarch Pass to fit the bill. These bags are built to last and look great. The only thing I wish is that they came with the Universal Starps to hook them to my Dirtracks racks. I don't like the over the seat straps and had to purchase the mounting straps separately. Revzilla.com should consider a package deal for those of us with non-wolfman raks.
November 25, 2013
Very durable and able to hold the needed supplies
I have used my bags all summer in a variety of weather conditions. They are holding up well. I have had zero problems of any kind.
November 18, 2013
I must say, i must have this review look good, because Wolfman Monarch have performed good to me, and having not just one type of use.
The plan was to get this soft luggage to trip, short trip, meanwhile i get farther and farther, and the result of it is that i use them every day.
My luggage system by date is a BMW aluminium top case, and the wolfman monarch.
I travel almost every day like 6 Km offroad, and its very bad when things inside the top case bounce and sound, and something can go very wrong, but if i put my things inside the wolfman pannier, and the pannier inside the case, nothing bounces.
Also if i travel with some other things that do not fit inside the top case, i use the other wolfman and sit it in the passenger seat, and off i go, if that i need more space, i can take both wolfman to the sides and put inside the top case the extra space for more thing to carry.
Here is a video and some pictures.
The aluminium racks hold the pieces together, and can move the rack up or sideways to attach the luggage. enjoy and buy them.
I hate that they are not waterproof, i must buy some bags or something. That is why they dont have the 5 of 5 on overall review.
November 11, 2013
Wolfman bags are great
...just wish they were waterproof, but that would add to the cost, anyway I pack with dry-bags.
Really a well made durable product, not my first pair either, sold those with the bike as part of the deal.
I can't see anyone riding in the dirt with hard bags of any sort, got to be crazy to do so, buy these, buy them now :) :)
August 26, 2013
great bags for just a bit more space
I have a honda transalp that I tour on a lot and had a set of givi maxia hard cases for saddle bags and they were just a pain always catching wind and way too big for even long camping trips i would end up filling each bag half way and trying to keep things in odd places to keep the bags weighed evenly. I bought these bags to replace them at roughly half the capacity and what a difference. I dont notice the wind drag on them at all the top opening is very convienant And with the "other racks" option I had no problem mounting them to my givi wing racks. They are large enough that I can stow my Roadcrafter in one at longer stops and come off the mounts in less than a minute. They were exactly the compromise in size I was looking for. And the quality is exactly what I expected from Wolfman luggage. Im starting to look like a sponsored bike when I tour and camp. They make top notch stuff and with a 15% off from revzilla for an introductory offer couldnt go wrong!
May 8, 2013
Great product made in the USA
Purchased these bags for added capacity on 2-4 day dual sport adventure rides. Very nice quality product out of the box, made in the USA, and very well priced. Bags look very nice on bike and function as expected. Can't speak on durability with confidence yet, as I have not had them long enough, but seem very well made as with all Wolfman products.
These bags are not 100% waterproof, but with some waterproof spray treatment and dry bags for sensitive items, I have had zero issues.
March 25, 2013