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The Smoothie Saddlebag Review

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[This Smoothie Saddlebag Review was orignally published as a Web Exclusive for American Rider magazine] The Visual Lowdown: How these saddlebags look They didn’t give the Smoothie saddlebag its name for no reason. Created with a Resin Transfer Molding process that promises a more consistent and precise product than other molding practices, the Smoothies have an incredibly, well, smooth look. ...

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Leatherworks Motorcycle Saddlebags Review

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[This Leatherworks Motorcycle Saddlebags Review was originally published in American Rider magazine] Close your eyes. Breath in deep. You’re in a leather shop. Warm memories of your first leather jacket, vests with fringe and, of course, saddlebags, flood through your brain. Open your eyes. There are two beautiful, tan women standing in front of you with beautiful jewelry and long ...

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Nelson-Rigg CTB950-SLR Solar King Tourer Sissybar and Roll Bag Review

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[This Nelson-Rigg CTB950-SLR Solar King Tourer Sissybar and Roll Bag Review was originally featured as a web-exclusive from American Rider magazine] Taking the Nelson-Rigg CTB950-SLR Solar King Tourer out of the box was like sitting in a new car you can’t afford at the auto show. It looks really nice from a distance—clean, smooth and stylish…a definite upgrade from your ...

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Leatherlyke Saddlebags Review

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Review by Jess Giese [This Leatherlyke Saddlebags Review was originally published in the April 2010 issue of American Rider magazine] LeatherLyke Saddlebags are ABS plastic products that mimic the look and feel of real leather. A laminate of two types of ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene), the inner layer is a structural ABS and the outer layer is a trademarked leather-textured ...

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Lee Parks Design Laguna Tail Pack Review

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Review by Ken Freund [This Lee Parks Design Laguna Tail Pack Review was originally published in American Rider magazine] Many American cruiser motorcycles are perfectly capable of covering long distances, and often share the same drivetrain as the touring models, but lack any sort of provision for luggage. When it comes time for a road trip, this leaves the owner ...

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Happy Trails Targhee Motorcycle Panniers Review

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By Dave Bucher [This Happy Trails Targhee Motorcycle Panniers Review was originally published in the July 2007 issue of Rider magazine] Our attempt to re-create the Euro look of metal pannier’d adventure touring began with a Suzuki 650 V-Strom and with a call to Happy Trails Products in Boise, Idaho. The firm makes a variety of accessories for the dual-sport ...

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