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post #1 of 8 Old 07-19-2008, 12:57 PM Thread Starter
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Cortech sport saddlebags on a honda 919

I was interested in getting some sport saddlebags for my Honda 919 amd was wandering what everyone thought of the Cortech sport saddlebags. I was a little concerned about the exaust being right on the back of the bag. The exaust is stock. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

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post #2 of 8 Old 07-19-2008, 01:10 PM
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The stock heat shields should block enough of the heat to keep bags from melting.


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I bought some a couple of weeks ago. I really like the Cortech tank bag (never leave home without it) and the Tri-Bag tail bag which clips into the saddle bags. I haven't used them since one of the straps was missing (it's on order). I think the foam will be OK over the stock heat shields. They got a bit warm, but I'm not sure whether it'll be a problem until I used them more. If it is too hot, I'm going to get some heat reflecting material to adhere to the inside of the bags. I know that will do the trick if I have to go that far with it. Their whole luggage system is great.

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They work pretty well and even though I have C.F. SATO's the stock pipes with the shields don't get any warmer than them.

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I have a set of Givi Bags I used to run on my 919. havent used them since I sold the 9er, they are in great shapejust dug them out of storage when we moved! I would part with them for 60$ plus shipping if your interested Here is a pic from a couple yrs ago

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post #6 of 8 Old 07-19-2008, 07:50 PM
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the cortech bags work just fine, I had no issues running 1200 miles straight with them... and some of the was moving at a very brisk pace

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I have the same bags on my 919 and the exhaust does not bother it ay all and they look good

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