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Developed by sport riders, for sport riders, the Sportrax luggage series is ergonomically designed and comes a limited lifetime warranty. Featuring built-in security cables, lockable and waterproof zippers, sewn-in rain hood and molded handles. The Dowco exclusive color match design system, which includes 8 different colored inserts, is also included.
Ergonomically designed, the Fastrax Sport and Adventure Tail Bag from Dowco features a no-slip, scratch-resistant padded base
Made out of rugged 1680-denier polyester with carbon fiber vinyl accents
External storage area features draw-tight expansion; padded and heat-shielded attachment straps and lockable security cable also included
Comes standard with sewn-in rain hood, internal storage pockets, external removable waterproof storage bag and reflective material
For convenient carrying, bag comes with molded carry handles and backpack sling
Waterproof zippers with lockable zipper pulls
Measures 16" x 11" x 6" (16" x 11" x 10" expanded)
Dowco Fastrax Sport / Adventure Tail Bag
Great Tail Bag.
I used this tail bag along with the Fastrax,Saddlebags. on a 4 day trip to Americade. 2015. The tail bag is a great bag, durable. Fits a full face helmet Shoei RF-1100 size XL, when the bag is fully extended.
Without the helmet, it can fit a pair of shoes, T-shirt and a whole bunch of odds and ends. Did not fit my 17 laptop. My laptop had to go into the saddlebags. All in all, I highly recommend.
Note: I used pink Rok Straps to lift up the saddle bags. The saddle bags drooped on the sides without the straps. A look did not like. So the Rok straps lifted up the droop, while further securing all the bags. Also I used silver reflective tape on the saddlebags for extra visibility on the road.
June 11, 2015
Not very durable
I bought this bag for my BMW GS adventure. I put it in place of the rear seat. The height is good because I can still throw a leg over it unless it is fully expanded. I like the ability to color coordinate it with my bike. The bag looks sturdy and well built and the size is perfect. The zippers look waterproof but the seal started shredding in about 6 months. it is now about 3 years old and the zipper pulls have all broken off. I replaced them with key rings but they don't work as well. Now the teeth of the main zipper broke and I need to replace the bag. I sure expected it to last longer. I think I'll try the wolfman bag this time.
August 15, 2014
This product is fun to set up and install.
Time will tell on durability- just put it on. I actually attached it with self sticking Velcro but the array of straps will work with about any bike. It is great on my wr250r with plenty of room for short trips. Lot's of ways to attach to your tail rack.
August 4, 2014
Great bag for the money!
I bought this for more storage on my FJR for a 5 day trip. It held all the extra stuff I needed that wouldn't fit in my saddle bags. It strapped to my passenger seat with ease and stayed put even under highway speeds, twisty roads, and rough coastal roads. The most important thing was the waterproof cover actually worked! We got rain for part of every day and rode for 4 hours in driving rain one day. When we stopped, all the contents were still dry. I'd recommend to anyone looking for a tailbag of this size.
October 22, 2008
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A shopper asked:I am looking for a tail bag for my '73 Norton Commando. It has a two-up seat that is about eleven inches wide towards that back. Would this back be a good fit? If not, what would you recommend?
RevZilla:Dimensionally speaking, yes, the Dowco Fastrax Sport / Adventure Tail Bag would be a good fit for the 11" wide seat on your '73 Norton.
Ascetically, it might not be the best match, as this bag is target towards Dual Sport and Adventure Touring bikes. As long as you are concerned more with function over fashion, then the Dowco Fastrax Sport / Adventure Tail Bag is a great choice.Oct 22, 2012