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Nelson Rigg Side Bags & Radiator Guard

Is a good day when the add-on's you buy not only arrive and appear to be of quality materials but also fit nicely. Photos of the R&G radiator guard and Nelson-Rigg side bags. Tried the Givi bags and do this day, even after watching their install video, no way they fit on the Versy. The Nelson bags were 50% the cost mounted within 15 minutes.



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Those look good. What model Nelson Rigg are they? Do you have soft bag supports under there?
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Those look good. What model Nelson Rigg are they? Do you have soft bag supports under there?
Purchased off Amazon, $70. Nelson-Rigg SPRT-50 Spirit Black Touring Saddle Bag. No supports needed. Just 3 easy clips.
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I think you might have the bags on reverse.

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I think you might have the bags on reverse.

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Yes - the way you have them they will "scoop" water and mud IF (WHEN) you ride in 'inclement' weather.

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Jesus, what dufus I am. So excited to put them on did not even think about it but did wonder why the reflective strip was in front. Thanks for mentioning.
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Jesus, what dufus I am. So excited to put them on did not even think about it but did wonder why the reflective strip was in front. Thanks for mentioning.

Haha...that's the kind if thing I'd do. Nice bags, wish Amazon delivered to Australia for that price.
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+1 on these bags, cost effective and sharp looking, I have had them for 2 years on the bike, no complaints.... Nothing like some online help with the install too huh? Just kidding
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Jesus, what dufus I am. So excited to put them on did not even think about it but did wonder why the reflective strip was in front. Thanks for mentioning.

I saw the top of the silver strip and thought WOW !
A soft bag with front stone guard protection.

@ryanwalus Knowing now they are silver reflective they are illegal in Australia. Can only have red facing the rear.
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+1 on these bags, cost effective and sharp looking, I have had them for 2 years on the bike, no complaints.... Nothing like some online help with the install too huh? Just kidding
Yes, I want to think I am smart enough to have figured it out at some point but could also see having the bags backwards for years and not ever knowing
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I saw the top of the silver strip and thought WOW !
A soft bag with front stone guard protection.

@ryanwalus Knowing now they are silver reflective they are illegal in Australia. Can only have red facing the rear.

Thanks Gigitt, good to know
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