Royal Enfield Himalayan Saddle Bag Stay

Most of our one day or weekend rides require little regarding luggage space. But, for an upcoming trip, it became evident that I would need a Himalayan saddle bag stay to figure out a way to load saddle bags onto the bike without fouling with the either the silencer or the rear wheel. I could either buy an existing one or build one from scratch.

This post is part 1 of 2 where I cover:

  • purchase
  • alteration
  • installation
  • size comparison

Once I am back from the tour, I will publish part 2 of 2 with real world usage data based on how the saddlebag stays for the Himalayan performed.

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Coocase v50 Big top box review

Reviewing the CooCase v50 after a while of using it and things you may need to know if you are interested in getting one.

My office was moving to a new location meant that Kavitha and I could commute together. Which also meant that I needed to come up with a solution to get there more comfortably. The biggest issue with commuting two up comfortably is the bags. Our bags are typical office bags, containing laptops, accessories, lunch and maybe some other things unique to each of us. Enter the search for the best top box I could get.

Coocase v50 box lit up under braking
Looks just as bright outdoors.

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