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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-02-2009, 09:23 PM Thread Starter
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cheap tank saddlebags... $25 (retail)

I bought my bike with the toolbox lid missing. I've since removed it (I think it looks better gone than broken) and began looking for an inexpensive storage replacement. I can't bear the thought of paying over $50 for a used toolbox on eBay that will likely break again (as many of you have said they do).

Sooooooo... I have been considering another storage option.

I've come across these black canvas tank saddlebags for $25. Has anybody used these or something similar. What's your opinions!? Do you think they're ugly? cool? dorky? please let me know.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-03-2009, 08:21 AM
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Not sure how well they'd hold up to the heat of the exhaust.

I just posted these pics of what I used to replace my toolbox....
It is actually a (really) small backpack that I picked up at Wally World, in the luggage section

Fits great with the toolbox removed. But would probably work just fine with the toolbox in place.

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