The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > SPORTSTER MOTORCYCLE FORUM > Sportster Motorcycle Styles > Sport-Glide / Sportster Motorcycle Touring
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Sport-Glide / Sportster Motorcycle Touring This section is for the discussion of setting up you Sportster motorcycle touring and long distance riding.

Active Threads
0 XR1200 Torquehammer exhaust failure.. again.
Last Post: Davo_137
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 906
0 Guzzi V7
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 79
0 Fork oil
Last Post: shipwreck
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 14
0 Let's See Them R's!!
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 1,501
Views: 550,632
0 You asked for it! "The Tess' Coffee Thread"
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 10,413
Views: 745,509
0 Crusty's Travels
Last Post: gravydog
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,758
Views: 191,228
0 Dale's Killer 40mm CV Carb
Last Post: ryder rick
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 812
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 42,200
Views: 6,540,710
0 Ignition Module failure or Intake leak?
Last Post: sportsterdoc
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 150
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 9,146
Views: 751,529
0 2011 exhaust on 2004?
Last Post: Bone
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 102
0 Air Cleaner Bracket Mounting
Last Post: IronMick
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 333
0 Hello Everybody
Last Post: oreocat1
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 162
0 Greetings from Riedcoast
Last Post: oreocat1
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 234
0 Rolling Thunder Coming To An End
Last Post: lostNdallas
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 116
0 Helping a friend...
Last Post: The Crusher
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 274
0 What did you do for your sporty Today?
Last Post: ChinCactus
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 5,583
Views: 651,908
0 High Pipe exhaust
Last Post: brucstoudt
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 86
Views: 12,256
3 Wtb, Wts, Wtt, Wtg (Ironhead)
Last Post: Tyler Lillie
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 203,736
0 New ‘17 Street Rod $7499
Last Post: rejeanprimeau
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 77
0 PLEASE READ THIS Before You Post In 'The BUY - SELL - TRADE Zone'!
Last Post: Folkie
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 2,976
0 timing sympstoms
Last Post: doodah man
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 457
0 Forum member mug shots
Last Post: Davo_137
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,131
Views: 334,664
0 Hot Rods, Rat Rods, and Customs.
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 2,861
Views: 278,840
0 THE Trainspotting Thread
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 2,215
Views: 265,782
0 No working taillight, but bike still runs? Schematic included.
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 319
0 best replacement battery
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 14,702
0 "The Blues" thread!
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 853
Views: 69,319
0 Food porn
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 981
Views: 139,953
0 Wheel Bearing Question
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 299
More...
Members Birthdays
Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 4 Weeks Ago
Curvemadd3 Curvemadd3 is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Nov 2018
Posts: 4
Sportster/Buell Model: XL-C
Sportster/Buell Year: 05
Reputation: 10
Curvemadd3 is an unknown quantity at this point
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Screw Loose Dan View Post
I've used Easy Brackets to mount Pelican cases to my Sportsters. Never noticed any rattle. And there was no concern about movement of any kind, much less towards the tire. They survived a slide down the Dragon as well.
You can see other pictures in this thread.
I wanted to put Givi's at first, but got "that" look from my girl meaning I should put something "nice" on the bike. Nice and convenient isn't always matching... How wide is the bracket on top ? (Where the lock is ?? )

Awesome kit by the way, meant to travel
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 4 Weeks Ago
Screw Loose Dan's Avatar
Screw Loose Dan Screw Loose Dan is offline
I think I like Sportsters
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Collegeville, PA
Posts: 7,048
Sportster/Buell Model: 883L (sorta) & a 1200R
Sportster/Buell Year: 2007
Sportster/Buell Model #2: 1200CX
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2016
Other Motorcycle Model: XR1200X
Other Motorcycle Year: 2012
Reputation: 3053669
Screw Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Curvemadd3 View Post
How wide is the bracket on top ? (Where the lock is ?? )
Easy Brackets come in two different widths, standard and slimline. I use the standard ones. I'm not home right now to actually measure how wide they are, a guess is ~1.5"-2" (I'll measure them sometime I'm home). They are wide enough that the Pelican cases clear the shocks. If the bags have a cutout for the shock, the slimlines would probably work (and look better).

Thanks for the compliments. My Pelican setup is purely functional and not meant for style. I get they aren't for everyone.
__________________
Screw Loose Dan
Current fleet:
2007 - 1200R (Orange bike)
2012 - XR1200X (XR)
2016 - 1200CX Roadster (new one)
2007 - 883L/90" -current project - (Black bike)
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 5 Days Ago
skypeace's Avatar
skypeace skypeace is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: CONNECTICUT
Posts: 56
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200C
Sportster/Buell Year: 2004
Reputation: 28083
skypeace is a name known to allskypeace is a name known to allskypeace is a name known to allskypeace is a name known to allskypeace is a name known to allskypeace is a name known to allskypeace is a name known to allskypeace is a name known to allskypeace is a name known to allskypeace is a name known to allskypeace is a name known to all
Default

I have used the same set of Easy Brackets for 5 years now on two different sets of saddlebags. They are the bees knees. Customer service is great. When my bike went down and I needed additional mounting hardware from Easy Brackets it was simple to order the additional parts I wanted.

I oil the locks and parts every so often as I ride in torrential down pours when I am out West. I love these things. I wouldn't consider another bracket. These are substantial.
__________________

04 XL1200C
Chaplain, Wandering Evangelists Chapter of CMA

Last edited by skypeace; 5 Days Ago at 14:20..
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



Sponsored Links
All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:49.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC