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Old 01-06-2009, 11:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Saddlebags with Pics

This thread is a compilation to focus on different saddlebag options.

Please post pictures of your saddlebags here, specify what brand they are, and add any comments about value / quality / ease of use / weatherproofing etc.

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As usual with the informational stickies, we will keep it free of chat and clutter, so please keep it to specific saddlebag postings to keep the thread easy to scan.

Links to prior saddlebag reviews are totally acceptable, and encouraged.

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Old 01-07-2009, 08:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Triumph City bags review and pictures:

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Old 01-10-2009, 06:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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They're holding their shape nicely, perfect size and look for the bonnie in my book. I haven't used them in the rain but they come with covers, retail for about $150.


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Old 01-11-2009, 11:49 AM   #4 (permalink)
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river road compact bags

A little on the small side, but I think anything bigger for daily use kind of overwhelms the look of the bike. I like the look of these a LOT - they're faux leather but a perfect complement to the faux leather look of the stock seat.

$80.



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Old 01-11-2009, 04:28 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Thumbs up Saddle Bag Option

Here is 06 Bonnie Blk with Factory Bags I believe they are called Hi-way Bags but not sure
I like the way thy sit they're not to big and can hold quite a bit
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Old 01-12-2009, 09:04 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Started with the Triumph leather bags:



Which looked great, but didn't hold much in actual use:



So I swapped them for some soft bags with an expansion gusset that doubles their size:



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These are the new ones I got for xmas
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Old 01-14-2009, 01:10 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Tourmaster 2 Medium Slants, using Triumph rails. I have since taken them off but mount when needed. Great for day trips, excellent quality, but not suitable for real touring.
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I have the Triumph soft bags, to me:
  1. They are a good size for day-to-day use
  2. Come with real nice brackets, easy to install
  3. High Quality
  4. Look good
  5. Too small for longer trips, I need a second set for that
  6. You pay for the Triumph name and can buy cheaper elsewhere

Given all that, I love them.



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These are BMW R1200C cases fitted to my T100. I had a local fabricator make the frames. They detach easily and retain the stock indicator mounts. These are 22 usable litres, but there are 37 litre ones available.
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