Anyone who spends any sort of time whatsoever on a motorcycle will very quickly come to appreciate the value of a good, dry and sealed luggage bag. The very nature of motorcycle touring in South Africa ensures that a rider will either be exposed to dusty conditions or rain or a combination of both.

It makes sense then to ensure that you arrive with your important gear intact particularly if it comprises expensive and sensitive electronic items. Dry clothing is also an equally important imperative. Even on short day trips, a dry bag should be considered to store such essentials as your wallet, laptop, camera and your car keys (which often have car alarm devices attached).

Motorcycle Waterproof Drybags

The range of Bags Connection waterproof bags have been designed in Germany specifically for rugged motorcycle applications as they are made from superior TPU as opposed to cheaper grade PVC.

Each product has a full IP 66 rating (see below for more details) and has many biker specific features. Designed by bikers for bikers.

The waterpoof range of luggage comprises:

Drybag 620

Designed in Germany for maximum flexibility the worlds first waterproof tail saddle bag that is expandable in both width and height.

Drybag 620 Waterproof Motorcycle luggage
Drybag 350 Waterproof Motorcycle Luggage

Drybag 350 & 600

The original super tough 35 L & 60 L roll bag for motorcycles now with Click it, allowing a rider to increase luggage capacity by simply clicking on other drybags in the range.

Drybag 250 & 450

A modular pack system with maximum flexibility offering significant advantages over a single bag of the same volume. The integrated Click it system allows each bag to mount directly to your bike, either independently or in conjunction with other drybags in the range (Drybag 250, 350, 450, 600 ,620).


Drybag 80

Use as a tankbag, tailbag, pannier topper or wherever you require secure storage. Easy to remove from your bike. Sling over your shoulder with supplied shoulder strap.



Motorcycle & adventure dry bag



Storm 380  (38 Liter capacity)

A high strength 600D , 100% water and dust proof motorcycle & adventure bag with cargo net , designed for abuse.

Two outer zippered pockets.

Built in daisy chains and six aluminium rings allow for off bike use.

Multiple, hi-visibility reflective panels on all 4 sides.



Storm 190  (19 Liter capacity)

A 100% water & dust proof Dry Bag designed for enduro & trial riders.

Perfect for the tail section of your bike.

Two outer zippered pockets.

Built in daisy chains and six aluminium rings allow for off bike use.

Multiple, hi-visibility reflective panels on all 4 sides.

Waterproof Enduro & Trail motorcycle bag
Desert Fox Storm 300 backpack



Storm 300 (30 Liter capacity) backpack

A 100% water & dust proof backpack designed for bikers.

Rider focused features include a waist strap and chest strap that accommodates bulky jackets.

Additionally the chest strap is height adjustable.

Generous reflective panels ensure that other road users will see you at night.

An outer dust free zipper pocket has an oversized glove friendly pull while the shoulder strap D- Rings are T6063 aluminium.

A T6063 G- Buckle ensures you can strap a jacket to the top of the bag, when off your bike.

Storm 30 (3 Liter capacity)

The Desert Fox Strom 30 is a multi purpose waterproof crashbar/fender bag suitable for Adv and enduro bikes.

Made from strong 600D multi coated bonded tarpaulin this bag is quick and easy to use with just about any motorcycle crash bar, fender or rear rack.

A versatile addition to any motorcycle luggage set-up.

5 x Aircraft grade alloy buckles in high impact areas.

Roll top closure with side release buckles.


Waterproof motorcycle tail pack

Storm 120 (12 Liter capacity)

A compact 100 % waterproof 12L tail bag & mini backpack with quality hardware.

This rear tail bag is for riders who like to travel light and unencumbered.

Featuring quick and easy attachment with robust aluminium buckles, the Storm 120 also doubles as a backpack.

Simply click on the supplied back straps and you are good to go.

The rear of the bag is padded making it ideal for safe placement on your bike.

Easy to clean- simply wipe down with a wet cloth.

Integrated external pocket.



Storm 100  (10 Liter capacity)

Ideal for adventure motorcycle panniers, top boxes & backpacks, these inner bags are an essential part of any dual-sport or adv moto luggage packing system.

Made from a tough, multi layered 500 D Tarpaulin for years of abuse.

Also suitable for other outdoor pursuits such as kayaking, fishing and beach use.

An IP 66 rating ensures contents are water & dust proof.

100 % Waterproof pannier bag for adventure bikes

What is an IP 66 waterproof rating rating?

The IP Code (or Ingress Protection Rating) consists of the letters IP followed by two digits . The first digit refers to the protection against SOLIDS while the second digit refers to protection against LIQUIDS. All Bags Connection waterproof luggage systems fully fulfill IP 66 criteria:

  • For SOLIDS (the first number) the rating of 6 (the highest possible under this classification) ensures the bags contents are protected completely from dust
  • For LIQUIDS (the 2nd number) the rating of 6 ensures the bags contents are protected completely from powerful water jets.
  • Powerful water jets are defined in the code as: water projected in powerful jets (12.5 mm nozzle) against the enclosure from any direction shall have no harmful effects.

What are the benefits of TPU(Thermoplastic polyurethane ) vs. PVC?

SW-Motech Dry luggage
  • Excellent abrasion resistance
  • Outstanding low-temperature performance
  • Excellent mechanical properties, combined with a rubber-like elasticity
  • High shear strength
  • High elasticity
  • Good oil and grease resistance
  • More environmentally friendly than PVC

Because of the combination of chemical resistance, toughness, abrasion and low temperature flexibility, design engineers and processors choose TPUs for their applications in severe or harsh environments such as outdoor military equipment. Strong enough for the military and adventure bike touring.

Abrasion resistance

The abrasion resistance of a material is determined by measuring the weight loss of a specimen in a standardized wear test. Comparative test results clearly show the superior abrasion resistance of TPU when compared to other materials, such as PVC. TPUs outperform any other thermoplastic material available today

Plasticised PVC
Natural Rubber
Nitrile Rubber
Nylon 11

Puncture and tear resistance

The strength and toughness of TPUs (Thermoplastic polyurethane ) result in extremely high puncture and tear resistance. TPUs offer a long-term protection in the most demanding applications.

Puncture and tear resistance

TPU (Thermoplastic polyurethane )

UV Resistance

Yellowness after 120 hrs Xenon

Stabilised Aromatic
TPU Aliphatic


PVC is dangerous when it’s manufactured and when it burns. Large amounts of chlorine (66 percent of the world’s chlorine supply) are required to manufacture PVC, with dioxin produced as a bi-product. There is currently no successful method of recycling PVC, a known carcinogen since 1966.

SW-Motech Waterproof Luggage Range


Drybag 600 Roll-Top Dry Bag

R 2,280.00

The fully waterproof large 60-liter roll bag works well placed across the rear seat & panniers or lengthwise covering the rear seat & luggage rack. Made from tough  welded TPU with excellent tear, puncture & impact resistance.


Motorcycle Tail Bag Drybag 450

R 1,400.00

Made from waterproof welded tarpaulin PVC  featuring 4-point attachment straps, carry handle and retro-reflective details. Fully water and dust proof.

R 2,030.00

A waterproof and dust proof roll bag with adventure motorcycling in mind. Made from super tough waterproof welded tarpaulin which will keep anything in this bag clean and dry.

R 4,820.00

The SW-MOTECH Pro Cargobag motorcycle luggage system is a  50-liter tail bag suitable for long weekend trips. Fits on most adventure motorcycles.

R 8,110.00

A motorcycle touring luggage offering 65 litres of capacity, for the super prepared rider.

R 5,570.00

The SW-MOTECH Pro Tail-bag Rear-bag motorcycle luggage system can be attached to the passenger seat or rear rack of any motorcycle.

R 1,520.00

The Drybag 80 (8 L) is a multipurpose motorcycle dry-bag that can be used as a tankbag, dry-bag or even an over the shoulder backpack, all straps are included with the bag.

Desert Fox Waterproof Luggage Range

R 1,290.00

A high strength, 100% water and dust proof motorcycle & adventure bag designed for abuse.

R 920.00

A 100% water & dust proof Dry Bag designed for enduro & trial riders. Perfect for the tail section of your bike.

R 1,150.00

A 100% water & dust proof backpack designed for bikers.

R 540.00

A 100% water & dust proof versatile mini bag designed for Enduro & Adv riders.

R 260.00

A 100% water & dust proof multi use Dry Sac.

R 980.00

A compact 100 % waterproof 12L tail bag & mini backpack with quality hardware.

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