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Saddlebag Fitment

While some saddlebags are model specific, the majority of the bags that we carry are a universal fit.  You will find the dimensions for most of the bags in the product descriptions.  The best way to see whether or not a set will fit your bike is to cut a cardboard template out using the length and height of the bags you want.  Hold the template up to the bike to get an idea of how the bags will fit.   

This will also be helpful in determining whether or not you will need to relocate your turn signals.  In some cases, you can simply relocate the signals further back on the fender struts.  Other times, they will need to be relocated off the struts completely.  We do carry a number of solutions for this including license plate mounts that will accommodate your stock signals and license plate frames with built-in turn signals. 

One thing that all of the saddlebags have in common is that they require the use of support brackets.  These brackets bolt up to the fender struts.  Their purpose is to keep the bags from interfering with the rear brake and final drive systems.  If you do not wish to leave your saddlebags mounted all the time and you want a clean look when they are removed, detachable brackets are also available.  

By Bmilza - J&P Cycles E-Tech

Only published comments... Dec 17 2009, 03:32 PM by dtodd

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