The BMW R1100GS page 3

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As the image on the left the BMW luggage available includes:

plastic saddlebags (25 liters on side, 31 on other).

Topcase (35 as K-series).

Multivario tank bag (up to 27

Saddlebags or Panniers


The BMW saddlebags are generally good for although a little small. The side bag is smaller than the (25 liters compared with 31 due to a cut-out for the exhaust. (The side bag also gets Owners like the looks they are expensive. They are waterproof (unless overfilled so the bulge) and are surprisingly tough.

Several owners have major spills at high on and offroad where the bags in place thereby protecting the and suffering only scratching and

The stock saddlebags increase the of the rear to 38.5 inches As this is even wider the cylinder heads (around 29 or 74cm) lane splitting is difficult.

BMW offer one way to improve lane-splitting replacement lids for the stock These are the lids fitted to R1100RT bikes, also as City cases. They:

the width from 38.5 to approximately 30 inches (76cm)

use the locks as the stock saddlebags but additional emblems and reflectors

can be ordered through any BMW dealer

BMW number left: 46 54 2 337 019

For 2001 BMW now a wider lids that carry a full face (They can be bought as complete as well). They are about 6cm and increase capacity by approximately 6


Givi topcases are the common alternative to the stock They:

are cheaper than the BMW saddlebags and

are widely available throughout and the States

are available in a range of and sizes (35 to 50 liters)

all use the same and allow one handed operation

all modern styling and are waterproof

the ones take two XXL full-face

can mostly be used interchangeably as or topcase

options include:


colored top

on 35 and 46 liter topcases, a brake light.

However, not a pair of Givi 50 liter is even wider than the BMW (44 or 112cm).

Hepco Becker

Becker offer several of saddlebags available in tough plastic and also two thicknesses of They are available through like Hein Gericke or .

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