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I love my 06 VRSCSE2. It is the most beautiful thing I've ever seen (other than my wife, right sweetheart?). However, I've lamented the lack of custom saddlebags & luggage for some time, and I've read comments from others who have as well. I fell in love with the Beetle Bags offered by Corbin, but could find no way to mount them, and no way to buy the paint to make them match. I had a tech at the local dealership tell me that he had a friend who could fabricate any mount I needed, but it was still risky, as if they couldn't be made to fit, Corbin wouldn't take them back, and they aren't exactly "budget" bags. I had resigned myself to wearing a small backpack.

Well, I was cleaning the garage yesterday, and I found a H-D tailbag for my 09 XR1200, that I never use, due to the extreme height, when mounted on the already high XR. In fact, I'd forgotten that I had it. Well, a quick glance at the way it mounts led me to believe that it would sit nicely on the pillion of the SE2. IT DOES! It almost looks like it was made for it. The carbon fiber trim on the bag even vaguely matches the "snakeskin" on the seat. And as a bonus, it makes a decent backrest for anything other than long distance touring. It's H-D part number 90409-08, and lists at $169.95. I did have to have a rear fender/light strap made that was about 7 inches longer than the one that came with the bag, in order to use it on the SE2, and I had Velcro sewn on the spring straps, to keep them from flapping, as the bag fits this bike a little differently than the XR.

Now for the pics!




 

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I've been using that same bag, very useful, can even fit my half helmet in it, looks good on the bike too. I didn't have to change the straps as I have the luggage rack on my bike and I have fixed the straps so that they do not come in contact with the fender paint. (you might want to use some clear packing tape to protect your paint).
Saddleman also makes a similar tail bag as seen in the picture.
 
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