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Old 29th December 2008, 01:17   #16
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Damn. those bags are gigantic. you need to bungee them well - these babies can sure carry lotta stuff!
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well they do look really nice.... army bags serves really gr8 for carrying luggages
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Old 19th March 2009, 12:31   #18
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Question Saddlebag or Side Box for HONDA Unicorn

Hello Everyone,

First up, I would like to appreciate TEAM-BHP for this excellent work!

I've recently purchased a HONDA Unicorn. My problem is I'm not sure on how to fix a Side-Box or a Saddlebag as there is not provision due to Mono Shocks' presence. If you could guide me on how to go about this, I'd really appreciate it.

Good Day!
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I've recently purchased a HONDA Unicorn. My problem is I'm not sure on how to fix a Side-Box or a Saddlebag as there is not provision due to Mono Shocks' presence. If you could guide me on how to go about this, I'd really appreciate it.
What has the suspension got to do with not able to fix a saddle bag?

Try the tank huggers instead. Or look for after market side boxes. I remember Studd making some.
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Hello Everyone,

First up, I would like to appreciate TEAM-BHP for this excellent work!

I've recently purchased a HONDA Unicorn. My problem is I'm not sure on how to fix a Side-Box or a Saddlebag as there is not provision due to Mono Shocks' presence. If you could guide me on how to go about this, I'd really appreciate it.

Good Day!
The Saddle Bag called Colt can be used on the Unicorn.
Cramster - Travel Gear For The Restless : Motorcycle Luggage, Saddlebags, Magnetic Tankbags, Riding Gear - Jacket, Gloves, Backpacks...

I would not advise the tank bags as they leave scratch marks on the tank.
All it needs is one grain of sand to be stuck on the bag.

You can also check out Studds Accessories Ltd. - Products - Side Boxes for hard boxes.
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Old 20th March 2009, 12:40   #21
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What has the suspension got to do with not able to fix a saddle bag?

Try the tank huggers instead. Or look for after market side boxes. I remember Studd making some.

Thanks for the information Spitfire. I was told by the showroom guys that this vehicle does not come with a side-box as there is no provision (Normally it is fixed to the shocks bolt on the right side). I will check with Studds for the same.
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The Saddle Bag called Colt can be used on the Unicorn.
Cramster - Travel Gear For The Restless : Motorcycle Luggage, Saddlebags, Magnetic Tankbags, Riding Gear - Jacket, Gloves, Backpacks...

I would not advise the tank bags as they leave scratch marks on the tank.
All it needs is one grain of sand to be stuck on the bag.

You can also check out Studds Accessories Ltd. - Products - Side Boxes for hard boxes.
Cramster is pretty much what I was looking forward to. Thank you very much BBlost! This has saved me a lot of time to look around for a solution. I'll make an update once I've fixed this onto my Unicorn.

Good Day Guys!
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The Army bags idea is definitely a very practical solution for easily hauling a lot of luggage around but more than the hauling capacity it is the looks. I feel that these bags not only match with the looks of a Royal Enfield, it even enhances its looks. Perfect match.

As far as good luggage is concerned, there is a suitcase called Samsonite Cosmolite that my sister bought for me from Dubai. Samsonite claim it to be the lightest and the strongest luggage. After using it for a while I can vouch for that. It is something really worthwhile.



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It's good, but not good for ladakh trip, because of Lot of water streams. It's directly exposed to water.

BBlost, how's your friends experience in rainy conditions?
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Wow. Superb stuff. Comes at a time I have just bought my electra and am looking to buy stuff that can get me touring asap
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As far as good luggage is concerned, there is a suitcase called Samsonite Cosmolite that my sister bought for me from Dubai. Samsonite claim it to be the lightest and the strongest luggage. After using it for a while I can vouch for that. It is something really worthwhile.
What is the cost of this one?
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What is the cost of this one?

Googling did not find any price reference in India. However some interesting websites gave prices in Singapore and UK :-
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Published December 19, 2009

The Cosmolite retails at $590 (55cm luggage) to $890 (85cm luggage) at Samsonite islandwide
(This may be Singapore Dollars)

http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/sub/...64618,00.html?

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Samsonite Cosmolite 55cm Spinner = 229.00

Cosmolite Samsonite - Luggage - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review


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What is the cost of this one?
Googling did not find any price reference in India. However some interesting websites gave prices in Singapore and UK :-

Published December 19, 2009
The Cosmolite retails at $590 (55cm luggage) to $890 (85cm luggage) at Samsonite islandwide
(This may be Singapore Dollars)
http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/sub/...64618,00.html?

Samsonite Cosmolite 55cm Spinner = 229.00
Cosmolite Samsonite - Luggage - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review

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( I have no interests in above company / websites )
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Old 22nd January 2010, 16:08   #29
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Default Suitcase doing crazy things

Found another ad of samsonite cosmolite.



The suitcase is doing crazy things in this one. Ofcourse, this is a TV Commercial and thigs have been hyped up beyond imagination here. But overall, this is a good product.
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Wait, are you guys now ditching saddlebags and taking that samsonite cosmolite with you on your travels? :-)
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