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How to pack motorcycle saddlebags

What do you put in motorcycle saddlebags?

What do you keep in your saddlebags?

  • toolkit.
  • zip ties.
  • wiring kit.
  • shop manual.
  • ball-point pen.
  • checkbook.
  • duct tape.
  • electrical tape.

How are motorcycle saddlebags measured?

Take a horizontal measurement (Measurement 1 in the image above) from the rear turnsignals to directly below where the rider’s lower back aligns on the seat or shock. This measurement is the length of the saddlebags that will fit correctly on your motorcycle.

How do you carry luggage on a motorcycle?

A motor-cycle can carry luggage on the:

  1. Side of the bike (side-panniers/bags)
  2. Back, behind you (back-pannier or pack-rack).
  3. Tank, in front of you (tank-rack).

How do you care for motorcycle leather saddlebags?

Dampen your first towel with a little room temperature water. Then, pour a quarter-sized amount of leather cleaner shampoo on the soft cloth. You’re ready to start the actual cleaning. Begin to rub the shampoo into the saddlebags while paying extra attention to areas with excessive dirt or stains.

How do you measure a saddle bag?

Measure side to side (B): From the back of the seat (rider’s position) or shock to the back of the turn signal. Measurement should be greater than the top of the bag length (L). 3. Measurement from the top to bottom (A): From the bottom of the seat pad or to the top of the fender to the top of the exhaust pope.

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