Motorcycle Luggage Guide
If you’re ready to spend some money, let’s talk quickly about where it’s going.
We measure the difference between "cheaping out" and saving smart. Plus, a few tips on getting the luggage you need at the lowest price.
Because the dollars you save can go directly into your gas tank. And for us, there's no better place to put them!
Motorcycles are finicky; a single piece of luggage can have a huge effect on dynamics!
Lucky for you, the laws of physics are constant. So we know which pieces will create under-steer, and which will create over-steer. We know the luggage types that cause lift under acceleration, and the kinds that require inflation pressure adjustments.
Chunky leather saddlebags will look weird on a sport bike. And a ginormous tank bag isn't going to work on a scooter.
Avoiding the big mistakes might be easy. But choosing luggage that perfectly compliments your motorcycle is no cake walk.
This section is here to help.
If you're looking for an installation guide, this isn't it.
Rather, we have a few helpful tips for measuring and choosing the luggage that fits your bike. Plus, a brief summary of the installation process required.
For anything more specific, *read* your instruction manual. Don't worry - we won't tell anyone.
The usual suspects: Saddlebag, Side Case, Sissy Bar Bag, Tail Bag, Top Case, Tank Bag, Handlebar Bag, Fork Bag, Fender Bag and OEM Bag.
We have the advantages, disadvantages and defining characteristics of each type.
In other words, everything you need to impress your friends.