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I really dont want to lose my AS grab bars, but I also dont want a pannier rack system. I really like the Kriega OS system. So after alot of research, I ordered the OS base for a Yamaha Tenere 700, and 2x OS-12 bags. They should be coming this week, and I will report back on if it fits. The next option I have would be to order the KTM 1190 OS base, and hope that the rear seat is similarly wide as the AT.

I want to put the base under the grab bars, and over the rear seat. 馃
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I really dont want to lose my AS grab bars, but I also dont want a pannier rack system. I really like the Kriega OS system. So after alot of research, I ordered the OS base for a Yamaha Tenere 700, and 2x OS-12 bags. They should be coming this week, and I will report back on if it fits. The next option I have would be to order the KTM 1190 OS base, and hope that the rear seat is similarly wide as the AT.

I want to put the base under the grab bars, and over the rear seat. 馃 View attachment 72634

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I have exactly the same problem with my 2022 standard AT. After looking at the Kriega website, it seems to me that their non specific OS base is narrow enough in the middle to fit under the grab rack. Surely it must be posible to attach the back straps to the oem luggage rack without drilling holes? Anyone has experience with that?
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I have exactly the same problem with my 2022 standard AT. After looking at the Kriega website, it seems to me that their non specific OS base is narrow enough in the middle to fit under the grab rack. Surely it must be posible to attach the back straps to the oem luggage rack without drilling holes? Anyone has experience with that?
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Tenere OS Base didnt work. The lower straps were a fixed length, just for the T7.

The universal base like you have pictured has adjustable upper and lower straps. My package is coming tomorrow, and I will get some pictures up. Fingers crossed!!
 

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At first try, they look like they may work. But a few more minutes fiddling around, and maybe not. Im not giving up yet though!

I dont want to take my rear grab bar off, but i might

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Mmm... I wonder how the bags will fit over the grab bars...
Im going to see a friend who can weld aluminum tomorrow. Maybe he can suggest something for me to keep the grab bars.

I will also take some more pictures of how it looks when the OS Base goes over the bars. I havent set the 2 loops for the rear yet either.
 

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Im going to see a friend who can weld aluminum tomorrow. Maybe he can suggest something for me to keep the grab bars.

I will also take some more pictures of how it looks when the OS Base goes over the bars. I haven't set the 2 loops for the rear yet either.
Where would the two loops at the rear fix to ideally?

Also, how easy is it to remove the rear rack if needed? I agree, removal not ideal as very useful, but if its relatively painless and something that can occasionally be done and refitted safely, perhaps an option.
 

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Where would the two loops at the rear fix to ideally?

Also, how easy is it to remove the rear rack if needed? I agree, removal not ideal as very useful, but if its relatively painless and something that can occasionally be done and refitted safely, perhaps an option.
in the video that I found, the guy put the two loops below the tail light, on the black plastic part of the license plate assembly. To take off the grab bar, its not too difficult. Id guess maybe 30 minutes of work.

What I want to do, is put the loops at the 2 forward mounting points of the rack that I made. Its also an attachment point for that rack, to the grab bars. I do NOT want to drill any holes in painted plastics

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Where would the two loops at the rear fix to ideally?

Also, how easy is it to remove the rear rack if needed? I agree, removal not ideal as very useful, but if its relatively painless and something that can occasionally be done and refitted safely, perhaps an option.
My initial thought, since I dont have a luggage rack, was to attach the rear straps directly to the grab rack. I'm going to wait and see how @fatfurious2 manages once the bags are on.
If I have to remove the grab rack anyway, I might go for the new Touratech Discovery instead.
 

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Here are some more pictures. I was wrong in initially thinking i could use the front bolts. I think i may need to use the rear ones.

The rest of it looks ok.

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I think we found a solution! The second set of eyes definitely helped!

going to put one of the straps OVER the grab bar. That way it will help secure it. I will also monitor to see if the exhaust touches the base, and adjust accordingly. And I still need to attach the small loops to the rear bolts on the grab bar. I think anyone will be able to do this, if you have a Standard with the grab bars. Without the OEM grab bars, Kriega has an AT kit for the base already.

I will fit everything together this weekend. I don't even have enough gear to fill these 12L bags, but this is a great start!

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Got it all figured out! 98% happy with it!

Everything fits great, except the right side slightly touches the exhaust. I am going to make a small spacer arm/bracket to push it out and attach to the rear grab bar bolt.

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For longer trips I am going to strap a larger dry bag duffel to the rear seat for additional storage.
 

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Those are really nice bags you are installing!
I wanted to share my enduro bag setup, I ended up moving the bag close to where the pillion leg would rest, also the bridge of the bag is under the pillion seat. This position helped clear any hot exhaust concerns and stabilized any sway-ward motion into the wheel well.
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Those are really nice bags you are installing!
I wanted to share my enduro bag setup, I ended up moving the bag close to where the pillion leg would rest, also the bridge of the bag is under the pillion seat. This position helped clear any hot exhaust concerns and stabilized any sway-ward motion into the wheel well.
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I havent tried putting the bridge under the seat. Thats a great idea! I will try it soon.

I have also been toying with the idea of selling these and getting Mosko Reckless 40L rackless setup. They are normally out of my price range though. I believe there is a sale that makes them a little more affordable
 

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I really dont want to lose my AS grab bars, but I also dont want a pannier rack system. I really like the Kriega OS system. So after alot of research, I ordered the OS base for a Yamaha Tenere 700, and 2x OS-12 bags. They should be coming this week, and I will report back on if it fits. The next option I have would be to order the KTM 1190 OS base, and hope that the rear seat is similarly wide as the AT.

I want to put the base under the grab bars, and over the rear seat. 馃 View attachment 72634

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Hey buddy what rear rack is that? Do you recommend it?
 
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