These are "Raptors" from Willie and Max. They have the velcro closures. At first I was leary about the velcro, but now I love them. I can get in my bags while still sitting on my bike. Very fast and easy. And they custom covered them to match my seat.
These bags are clones of the BOSS bags (my opinion) are VERY tough and strong, treated for the elements (water). 100% heavy high-quality leather, treated, lockable, rigid back, hidden quick detach under buckles, and proportionally perfect for the style of the retro. My bag quest ended -- thank God!
If someone wants pictures of the bags in detail, PM me with your e-mail address and I'll send them on. (I don't know how to post pics here. Tried, but didn't work.)
K-Drive saddlebags - had to make up spacers to get them to fit with the deluxe backrest. Clip on and lock with a key - really easy on and off and have carry handles on top. They seal well with the 2 straps plus velcro front & rear - never had water in them and have ridden in major storms. Great bags.
I chose none on the poll for now simply because I have none yet. When I can fork out the bucks, which will be soon, it will be Leatherlykes. Want something that looks good on the C model and seals good from the rain, also able to lock up. Like that you can unclip it from the inside and take off easily too.
I have the Saddlemen but I hate the velcro. Not only that but they are ugly to boot. Think I made a mistake in that purchase. Great for travel other than the velcro. Never use them in town or on short runs.
Willie and Max, after having the real leathers get stiff from being caught in the rain too often... these work much better and they turned out to be bigger than the leather ones we had. Saddlebags and tool bag on front...I doubled back the straps on the tool bag to protect the bike from the buckles.
I have boss 36s with piggybacks. Only reason I have them is cuz they were on the bike when I got it. I couldn't really afford a grand for bags, but they would be worth it. I can put a TON of stuff in them and they look great.
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