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post #71 of 81 (permalink) Old 11-20-2012, 04:31 AM
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Hi Altheophilus,

I have been yearning for quick release saddlebags and have been looking at the Bibble Bar website.

Your setup sounds great. Which bags did you select and any chance of you posting a photo?
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I love my saddlebags from Leatherworks. They were easy to mount, are lockable, and with the EZ brackets come off the bike when I don’t need them.



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Hi Guys,

Has anyone put on the triumph leather bags with British custom predator mufflers? They seem to be a bit higher than the stock mufflers.

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Installed Viking Slant saddlebags on Easy Brackets on my new-to-me (Sept.) Thunderbird today.

Bags were a Kijiji find, the seller never drilled, never mounted them. They were intended for a Honda VTX, and I got them for a really great price. The Easy Brackets (Fast Eddy) are first-rate.

Rolled the Thunderbird outside for these photos, then straight back inside, to continue its winter nap. Can hardly wait until April!
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'12 Thunderbird 1600 ABS Honda PCX '13 150

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Bike looks nice jon_1
Bags good score too
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Thanks Robo. The bike is coming along. The original owner was into chrome, but didn't have any touring accessories.

In the photos above the bike has the rack where the passenger saddle goes, plus the sissy bar with rack behind it. I put the sissy bar on for the saddlebag installation, to check fit & compatibility. Looks a little odd that way, with 2 racks.

I have both OEM saddles, and a Longhaul rider, and am still looking for a used Longhaul passenger, or else a deal on a Mustang dual saddle.

I want to buy larger foot rests, perhaps these:



or these:



or these:



Also looking for a backrest for the QD sissy bar. I bought mine off Kijiji, from a guy who rode only solo, said he bought the sissy bar for attaching luggage.

Trying to decide on changing the windshield vs. adding lowers. I get some buffeting which I'd like to cure. Windshields are too expensive for trial-and-error.

Lowers are probably the way to go since they would be helpful regardless of which windshield I have. On other bikes, such as the Road King, lowers reportedly make a huge difference. Not sure which windshield I have, as it came on the bike. Since all the other accessories are Triumph, I'm sure it is also.

I like riding it without the windshield, up to 55 mph or so, but at higher speed, or on long rides, the wind gets tiring.

Also want a rider backrest, but I'm not sure about a fixed one like the ProTac:



I like the looks and ease of installation and removal, but I think I would have trouble mounting the bike with it in place. A backrest that folds and is adjustable would probably be better for me, though also much more expensive, plus requiring a saddle change.

I have a Pyramid Fenda Extenda on order, to protect the rad from mud & debris.

No more money for bike bits right now (unless a smoking good deal pops up), and due to winter, I won't be riding for a few months anyway.

'12 Thunderbird 1600 ABS Honda PCX '13 150

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Rivco driver boards

I have a essentially NEW pair of the Rivco driver boards seen in your first picture for sale which are no longer available. Never used . Original cost $230 I will sell for $115 OBRO plus shipping. Please PM
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I have a essentially NEW pair of the Rivco driver boards seen in your first picture for sale which are no longer available. Never used . Original cost $230 I will sell for $115 OBRO plus shipping. Please PM
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