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Those without saddle bags.. How do you do it ??
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Re:Those without saddle bags.. How do you do it ?? 2 Years, 9 Months ago  
I hear ya...I wouldn't be without bags now....came off a goldwing..luved the hard bags and the touring trunk....so I've been looking..... here's an option..

http://www.tsukayu.com/Strong.htm

think I'll research this

 
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Re:Those without saddle bags.. How do you do it ?? 2 Years, 9 Months ago  
I got leather saddle bags but have been thinking about going with...
http://www.mutazu.com
just trying to get the funds up to add the box.
 
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Re:Those without saddle bags.. How do you do it ?? 2 Years, 9 Months ago  
Big Bear wrote:
My saddlebags are on Ghost brackets , so it's easy on , easy off (30 seconds). But getting back to the original question about doing errands without the help of bags......if it don't fit in my pockets........BB


Wow...BB! Where have you been? I haven't seen you on here in a year or so. Glad to see your still here!

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Re:Those without saddle bags.. How do you do it ?? 2 Years, 9 Months ago  
kryinggame wrote:
I hate to say this but based upon my set up (I have a side mount license plate and my turn signals are attached to the upper, rear fender bolts), I'm gonna purchase one of those gay a$$ looking messenger bags. There's no way that I can connect saddlebags to my bike. And, I'm tired of dumping thousands into my bike to change it up. I think a messenger bag over my shoulder is the best route.

I have a military-style messenger bag for shorter trips. I also can strap it on the outside of my Kuryakn luggage. I got it from Sportsmansguide.com. No one has accused me of looking gay while carrying it yet. And it also has an inner holster pocket for my sidearm. Has lots of outer pockets for cellphones, maps, sunblock, etc.
John Scribner
Here it is strapped to the outside of my Kury luggage..

 
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Re:Those without saddle bags.. How do you do it ?? 2 Years, 6 Months ago  
I have to admit, bikes like Goose and Tampa's make me all tingly inside. I want want WANT my Roadie to look this way!




But after soul searching this winter, I decided there was no way I can go without bags. In fact, I needed bigger ones. So instead of a sweet dual exhaust and lowering I bought bags and a fairing.

Need to pack my office clothes and shoes to change into when I get to work, and carry my jacket and maybe chaps on the way home. If I'm hittin the gym that day, there's another set of clothes and shoes that need to come along for the ride.

My ride to work is 64 miles a day on the highway, recently thru 20+ miles of major construction. Windshield a must on that ride with all the gravel and dust. Plus I must be a wuss, because 30 miles of 75 mph on a 50* morning with no shield = me frozen and dead. I don't know how you guys do it.

I paid attention this weekend when me and my chik went for a 100 mile ride or so. We brought: 2 big bottles of water (because I drink like a fish when I'm on allergy meds), suntan lotion, cigs, phone, her camera, her purse , small tool bag that stays in the bag, extra shirt for her in case the sun got to be too much. Then on the way home we stopped at sears and bought a new neck support pillow for her. The only thing we didn't pack was the friggin dog. It gets worse when its cold, so add 2 jackets, long sleeves, etc etc.

So again, how do you guys do it???
 
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Re:Those without saddle bags.. How do you do it ?? 2 Years, 6 Months ago  
hey,
i have fork bag on my bike thats the best but this has low storage space and i'm thinking about another type of bag in large size with more storage space.
Any idea ??
 
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Re:Those without saddle bags.. How do you do it ?? 2 Years, 6 Months ago  
I can't go without bags either but I love the naked look.
 
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Re:Those without saddle bags.. How do you do it ?? 2 Years, 6 Months ago  
Sissy bar & t-bag backpack. Easy, saddlebacks hide to much nice stuff.IMO
 
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Re:Those without saddle bags.. How do you do it ?? 2 Years, 6 Months ago  
Get quick realease mounts... I take mine off 5 or 6 times a season.wife doesnt ride much....but if we wanna take a small trip,it takes me 15 minutes to put bags, her seat, and sissy bar on. If it doesnt fit in my pocket...I dont do errands.
 
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Re:Those without saddle bags.. How do you do it ?? 2 Years, 6 Months ago  
not hard to go without, just takes a bit of planning. I have some throw over bags for longer trips. Plus a rack that goes on to the sissy with a t-bag for much longer trips. Only takes a few minutes to put them on, you just have to think ahead. they look ever so much better without bags on them!
 
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