REAL saddlebags?

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REAL saddlebags?

Postby tom84std » Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:56 pm

I love having a standard wing. Stripped down to sport bike configuration, wonderful for around town. But more than once I've taken trips on it and I'm faced with one little problem. Where to put stuff? About a year ago I did a little searching (Google) and found my answer at Tractor Supply. Real saddlebags meant to go behind a saddle on the back of a live horse. Heavy nylon, insulated. I could probably find a dark colored rope to fasten it with but I don't really care about that. My friend ordered a pair from the same place but they are even larger and look a little better I think. Strap a small backpack to the sissy bar/backrest. Saddlebags, and it'll hold more than enough stuff for me to use on the way, and I can easily remove everything when I get there. This answer is not for everyone I know, but for guys like me who hate permanent excess fiberglass it's a good solution.

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Re: REAL saddlebags?

Postby virgilmobile » Mon Aug 27, 2012 3:15 pm

well now isn't that a horse of a different color :D
I like :)

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Re: REAL saddlebags?

Postby riffraff » Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:17 am

My bags zip off and hold enough for me to do my weekly grocery shopping! :)Disreguard the bag behind the seat. that's for vacation. The bags are daily!

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Re: REAL saddlebags?

Postby redial » Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:22 pm

For this type of arrangement, have a look at this site, his videos are homemade but presentable. I have ordered a windshield for my wife's Honda CD250, that she lets me keep the battery charged up on during these cooler months.

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