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EazyDuz
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PostSubject: Some big ass saddlebags?   Mon Nov 17, 2014 6:21 pm

Hi can anyone recommend some good sized saddlebags for the vl800/c800 which will clear the exhaust?
Just purchased a new to me fuel injected c800 but the bags on it are a bit tatty and old so looking for some larger ones so its better suited for touring.
Around £100 budget really. 
Will also get pics of the bike when i collect it but cant for a while as ive come down with chicken pox!
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PostSubject: Re: Some big ass saddlebags?   Mon Nov 17, 2014 7:05 pm

Hi Eazy, Congratulations on your new bike,,, I think your best bet will be to scour eBay for some good used ones.
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PostSubject: Re: Some big ass saddlebags?   Mon Nov 17, 2014 8:59 pm

Have a look at these. I love them.
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PostSubject: Re: Some big ass saddlebags?   Mon Nov 17, 2014 11:26 pm

What kinda price Are they Aaron? Look bloody great!
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PostSubject: Re: Some big ass saddlebags?   Tue Nov 18, 2014 11:22 pm

Might be a bit on the pricey side but like I said I love them and there's loads of room

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PostSubject: Re: Some big ass saddlebags?   Wed Nov 19, 2014 8:25 am

azcam wrote:
Might be a bit on the pricey side but like I said I love them and there's loads of room

metric customs ebay uk
I don't think that is pricey for the bags that your getting, bloody good bags in many ways.
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PostSubject: Re: Some big ass saddlebags?   Wed Nov 19, 2014 9:45 am

I got my mammoth bags from Custom Crusiers at Alfreton for £100-00, good value & very very large & the owner is very knowledgable! Mention the 800 forum & you usually get a discount also!
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PostSubject: Re: Some big ass saddlebags?   Thu Nov 20, 2014 8:11 pm

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EazyDuz
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PostSubject: Re: Some big ass saddlebags?   Thu Nov 20, 2014 8:12 pm

That website doesnt exist.
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PostSubject: Re: Some big ass saddlebags?   Thu Nov 20, 2014 8:36 pm

It works on my pc? Link
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PostSubject: Re: Some big ass saddlebags?   Thu Nov 20, 2014 8:45 pm

Link has been changed since. That link works thanks
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PostSubject: Re: Some big ass saddlebags?   Thu Nov 20, 2014 9:27 pm

Managed to track down the exact ones i used to have:

http://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=ro&u=http://www.motor-bike.ro/motor-bike-ro/eshop/1-1-ACCESORII-MOTO/179-2-Genti-chopper-Cobburi/5/1941-Genti-Chopper-IRON-HORSE-SATTELTASCHEN-27L&prev=search

For the life of me i cant find any that are that size or bigger. They fit perfectly on my vl800, but even with them i struggled to take all my camping gear hence looking for alternatives for a good price
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PostSubject: Re: Some big ass saddlebags?   Thu Nov 20, 2014 9:47 pm

Frig me 27 litre.
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PostSubject: Re: Some big ass saddlebags?   Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:10 pm

Yea they were big. Biggest i could find at a good price are some on ebay, 23 litre. Sports bike panniers are best, often expand to 40+ litres each. I may buy some sports bike ones for long hauls and some smaller leather ones for daily rides
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PostSubject: Re: Some big ass saddlebags?   Wed Dec 17, 2014 3:25 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Some big ass saddlebags?   Wed Dec 17, 2014 7:33 pm

They look to be a good buy, nice find.
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PostSubject: Re: Some big ass saddlebags?   Wed Dec 17, 2014 7:35 pm

  Look to be a good buy.
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PostSubject: Re: Some big ass saddlebags?   Wed Dec 17, 2014 7:58 pm

Really big!! really nice quality, Highly recommended if you want to carry sh*t loads of stuff :),, they get a good review   Laughing They look pretty cool too! 
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PostSubject: Re: Some big ass saddlebags?   Wed Dec 17, 2014 11:16 pm

Ken1964 wrote:
They look to be a good buy, nice find.
Cheers been trolling around the net looking for the largest i can get. The brand is Oxide and they do a few saddle bag models of larger sizes around 33l. 
I just worry they might rub on the fender or block the passenger pegs. Very hard to tell without buying them. But 53 litres each!? You could pretty comfortably tour two up with that
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