So I bought a set of the above bags. I am pretty happy with them so far. I don't think that I will use saddle bags often so I am trying to stay inexpensive. As these are "throw-over" bags, (and staying cheap), I fabricated a stand-off on the left side to accommodate. The bar is 3/16" aluminum. I eye balled the bends. I used a propane torch to heat the metal then hammered it in to submissions. Below are the photos. Note that the aluminum bar alone did not satisfy me so I riveted on a scrap piece for more area that the bag will lay on. It is mighty ugly. I don't intend on leaving this contraption on the bike full time so I am not too concerned about appearances. Note on the right side I installed a heat shield to keep the bag off of the muffler.
With all this said, I like the PMR racks but they are no longer available. Anyone happen to have an old set laying around their garage taking up space? (2014 DL 650)
Thanks for the compliments.
I like the Adventure Tech guards too but I don't think he makes them for 2nd generation Wee. I'd considered painting it black but as mentioned, it will only be on the bike when I need saddle bags.
The heat shield is a real heat shield but the extra piece on the left side is the crumb pan from an old toaster over. The frugal comes out in me sometimes.
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