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collapsible saddle bags

I like to use saddlebags, but I don't like them sticking out so far - makes it awkward getting on and off a tall bike like the V. My current bags are about 8" (20 cm) wide. I rarely fill them more than about 1/2 full so the width is not needed. I know they have bags that expand from there, does anyone know of some bags that can collapse to just a few inches.

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buffalo bags

I use Buffalo expanding panniers.... they have a centre zipper that takes a strip of material and folds it so they are about half as wide if you choose. They fit nice on the V without any mods. You can route the straps under the seat so they are secured by the seat lock and a passenger doesn't have to sit on the straps.
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