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07-19-2019 11:47 AM
Shaw Running 2 options currently:

Oigo Stealth bags:


Great for riding around and still light enough to where they dont affect accel at all.

20mm Ammo cans:


Excuse the photo. I need to take a better one, and they're not on the bike for reasons stated below.

For V1 (seen above) I just fabbed them up to a set of Jessee luggage racks that came with the bike. Poor choice all around honestly. anything above 80MPH and they make the whole butt wobble and it gets scary QUICK. Other problem is they weigh a metric ton. Lost a lot of accel speed from them, but they have storage FOR DAYS.

I am currently working on V2 which will be complete and utter overkill. Being as my day job is a mechanical designer I am making a cradle to secure and lock them in place to the frame. Still a work in progress though so yeah...
07-19-2019 09:03 AM
tripleS I have the factory 3 bag set. While the "side opening" style of the side cases is a nuisance, I'll live with it as the 3 bags with mounts cost me $400... I was itching to get a set of aluminum adventure cases for more storage and the top opening. While chatting with a stranger, he suggested just packing less gear and more efficiently, and think that every time I opened the top of the new adventure cases it would cost me $1 I decided to stick with what I have for now. I've done a couple week long trips both solo and with my wife...we've over packed every time and didn't run out of space...
07-18-2019 10:23 PM
blaustrom BlackiBags

He sells on etsy. They are custom for each type of bike and crashbar. Mine is a V2 with OEM bars and mine was the prototype. I made him a template for the opening and he converted it into CAD and made it.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/1830434...lery-1-1&sca=1
07-18-2019 07:52 PM
Treesmacker
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Originally Posted by blaustrom View Post
Yes, look at my second picture post # 27
What brand are the crash bar bags? Do you have a close-up photo of them?

Thanks!
07-18-2019 06:52 PM
Super trooper Here is mine with Shad SH23 bags.
07-18-2019 01:55 PM
blaustrom
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Originally Posted by Treesmacker View Post
Givi hard bags and top box.

Has anyone ever added small bags to the crash bars?
Yes, look at my second picture post # 27
07-18-2019 01:31 PM
trooper06 I am using givi E45s. Does anyone else feel they are too wide? On my last trip through Utah, the bags seem to catch too much wind. Not sure if it was the headwind or the drag from the boxes.
07-18-2019 11:44 AM
blaustrom There are no issues. They mount very slim and are very solid. I think made by Shad. They are just not very big (the right one is cut out for the exhaust) and most want to do longer distance touring and need more room for all the stuff they are carrying. I sold mine for that reason but the mounts are still on the bike so I could go either way, if I were to do more local riding, which I don't at the moment. They are a bargain because there are more sellers than buyers if you watch here for a while.
07-18-2019 10:57 AM
usedtobefast Seems no one went with the Suzuki side cases? I am considering them. I have a '17 650 and 80% of the time will not have the bags on the bike ... I like the how the stock mounting is really minimal vs. the large racks. Also, will only ride on road.

Are there issues/problems with the stock system?
07-18-2019 07:19 AM
Houstrom46* I've got the Shad SH23 side cases and Givi V47 top case
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