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I went on a search this weekend for the best tank bag I could find for the Grom. Forget about magnets. Most of the ones out there use them. I found this one made by Cortech. It is small but so is the mounting area that can be used. There is a clear pouch that will allow you so see a map/directions on most smart phones (tested with iPhone 5), iPods and the like. It has a small opening for running your headphone cord through as well. The other pocket will hold a few basics including smaller pockets for documents. There is enough room to hold a dozen condoms (chicks/dudes love the Grom depending on your particular persuasion), a pack of smokes (if you smoke when you are done scoring), a pack of goldfish crackers, compact pistols (Sig P238, LCP, Glock 26 barely) or similarly sized objects. Things that don't fit include garden gnomes, coffee cups, BBQ tongs and my dog. You might find other things that don't fit either.

Amazon.com: Cortech Micro Motorcycle Tank Bag - Black / 10" L x 5.5" W x 1.5" H: Automotive

The good:
No more packs of goopy, warm smashed gummy bears in your pocket
Handy place for storing your ricin
One quick release clip to access your fuel cap
Two more quick release clips to remove the bag and take it with you
You won't look like Ma and Pa Joad hauling everything you own while escaping the Dust Bowl

The bad:
It doesn't seem to be water-proof
You can't take your pet alligator with you (it won't fit but wife says rear fender is large enough to strap a 400lb gator onto)
If you are a tank-humper, it may chafe a little (but you would have to be trying REALLY hard)
I don't think the clear pocket is large enough to run a charging plug for a phone (later mod)
I can't find it on Cortech's site so it might be a discontinued item

Pics!

Installed



Side view



Red dog? Red Grom.



Wife's pink Ruger LCP



Sig P238



Glock 26



I also installed the battery tender/charger harness today.




Let's Ride!
 

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I almost got that bag I was thinking about taking the flat black panel off and glueing magnets to the inside that line up with the bags magnets. That should make it easy to get on and off. Also I found if you take the owners manual out from under the seat a lcp fits perfect just strap it in with the supplied strap and your good to go pulse it locks.
 

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Still though, I will be relegated to carrying Tiller1k's water bottle in my scooter's cubby :wink:
 

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I like that. I'm always checking my pockets to make sure I've got everything. "Phone, keys, wallet...check" It would give me a little more peace of mind on long trips.
 

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What do you know, I was JUST looking at that same tank bag at my dealer today. Not sure I want to drop $45 on it though when a $12 backsack will work for me.
 

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i almost pushed the button but my modified glock 27 doesn't seem like it will fit.!
If you have a plus 1 mag plate, it won't fit. Flat standard plates just barely squeak in.
 

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With all the laws passed in Calif we can't pack Heat like most of the other states can. I miss living in Arizona
But we can carry a compound bow, cross bow, sling shot, etc

Stay safe my friend and learn to use your weapon of choice and your GROM.
 

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Groms are about peace, not pistoles.....
 
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Groms are about peace, not pistoles.....
Maybe we can meet in the middle on this one and say Groms are about fun. :redgrom:

This was about an accessory for the Grom to carry things that people need to carry while riding. Hopefully you can ignore the parts that don't apply to you in the future. I didn't cover tampons or marijuana carrying capacity either so maybe I can work that into my next review to make sure everyone is being looked after. :smile:
 

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Groms are about peace, not pistoles.....
a peaceful Nation is a nation that is armed and understands right from wrong.

Walk silently but carry a big stick

It is better to be prepared than to watch as your stuff, family and friends are being harmed when you can not do nothing. 911 takes 5-30 minutes to help, it takes 9-15 seconds to arm yourself and protect yourself if you practice. It is your choice and your right, make the right choice. Most problems happen when you lease expect it.

You can lay down and cry or you can be the morning news or the latest obituary news.

To each their own be safe my friend and make sure your cell phone and gopro/action camera batteries are fully charged and you know how to use it.

Ride Safe all.
 

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Maybe we can meet in the middle on this one and say Groms are about fun. :redgrom:

This was about an accessory for the Grom to carry things that people need to carry while riding. Hopefully you can ignore the parts that don't apply to you in the future. I didn't cover tampons or marijuana carrying capacity either so maybe I can work that into my next review to make sure everyone is being looked after. :smile:
Oohh.... I'll stay tuned for the tampon review, I'm waiting with bated breath...Hahahahahaha
 
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Thanks! I have a couple more items on the way for install and review. This bike is gonna bleed me dry.
 

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I like it.

I see where one piece attaches under the seat, but where do the other two attach to the bike?

ETA: now that I have read some reviews, It wont fit anything more than an iPhone or iPod in the phone pouch and you said you dont think it will fit a G27. Well the G27 is my daily carry and I use a Galaxy S3 with lifeproof case. As much as I like this case I dont think it will work for me:disappointed:
 

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There was a story about a Texas Ranger who was approached by a woman at a formal dinner who noticed he was carrying a sidearm. She asked the Ranger "I noticed you were carrying a firearm this evening--are you expecting trouble?" "No," he replied "if I was expecting trouble I'd have brought a rifle."
 
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