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    Quote Originally Posted by brownie0486 View Post
    The 3 30 litre bottles arrived today.
    Say what? How big are the bottles? 30 liters = 7.9 gallons. I think we have a typo here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PGlaves View Post
    Say what? How big are the bottles? 30 liters = 7.9 gallons. I think we have a typo here.
    30 ounces, 887 ml. Ooops,
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    Giant Loop has a different approach

    I've used Giant Loop's Gas Bag (or, Fuel-safe Bladder) on my Xchallenge, because the bike's fuel tank only holds 2.5 gallons and it's not the easiest bike to carry stuff on.

    The 1-gallon model below fits in one of my tank panniers nicely if you only fill it to about 3/4 gallon. It's rugged as hell, doesn't require any mounts and can be packed at least a dozen different ways. Depending on your bike you may want some of the accessories, such as a filler spout.

    These are now available in several sizes, and Giant Loop stuff is among the best there is. Plus, they are a strong supporter of the GS Giants!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Visian View Post
    I've used Giant Loop's Gas Bag (or, Fuel-safe Bladder) on my Xchallenge, because the bike's fuel tank only holds 2.5 gallons and it's not the easiest bike to carry stuff on.
    Saw this setup in California.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Visian View Post
    I've used Giant Loop's Gas Bag (or, Fuel-safe Bladder) on my Xchallenge, because the bike's fuel tank only holds 2.5 gallons and it's not the easiest bike to carry stuff on.

    The 1-gallon model below fits in one of my tank panniers nicely if you only fill it to about 3/4 gallon. It's rugged as hell, doesn't require any mounts and can be packed at least a dozen different ways. Depending on your bike you may want some of the accessories, such as a filler spout.

    These are now available in several sizes, and Giant Loop stuff is among the best there is. Plus, they are a strong supporter of the GS Giants!

    Ian

    I would love to get a 1 or 2 gal model for my WR but the prices stops me.

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    I picked up the GL 1 gallon for my run to Tuk. Nicely made piece of kit.
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