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GS 500F Saddle Bags
« on: July 26, 2006, 02:58:15 AM »
Hello,

   Yes, I know . . . it is not a touring bike.   But it would be nice to have a set of bags for the back that are bigger and more useful than a tank bag or a backpack.  Somebody had a good looking set on a recent post around here but I cannot find it now and the FAQs only list one post for "saddle bags".  And how do they mount?  Is there something in the Suzuki parts catalog that is intended for this kind of thing?

    Any advice from anybody would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: GS 500F Saddle Bags
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2006, 04:07:07 AM »
i don't know what to tell you about saddle bags…all i've seen are the soft ones (cortech, nelson-riggs, tourmaster, etc.)…

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Re: GS 500F Saddle Bags
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2006, 04:15:27 AM »
i just did three states out west,, i purchased a 3 piece cortech sport set-up prior to leaving for $169 at the local bike shop. cant say enough good about them,, looks like they were made for it, held enough for my needs, wont scratch any part of the bike, easliy removed so i could take them off very nite and bring them into the  hotel room if need be.  oh yea,, i have a GS-F as well.

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Re: GS 500F Saddle Bags
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2006, 01:32:53 AM »
Hello,

   I appreciate the links and advice.  The E-bay thing looks very interesting and if my wife's laptop bag will fit into that bag I may have her back up on a motorcycle.  She used to ride but it has been almost 20 years.  Let's keep our fingers crossed.  And yes, she will very definitely attend the MSF course!!

   Again, I appreciate the advice.   And hello to the fellow list member from Louisiana.

V/R
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Re: GS 500F Saddle Bags
« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2006, 01:36:09 AM »
i bought the same ones porche did and i love them.. very durable im an iron worker and they carry about 150 pounds of tools not prob  :thumb: