Avid Harley riders who prefer to travel in style know the value of genuine Harley-Davidson accessories. Harley-Davidson has been making motorcycles for more than a century. Tourers and cruisers need a stylish and functional set of saddlebags to carry their belongings on both long and short trips. We've browsed through all the available Harley-Davidson Saddlebags to choose a range of styles and types to suit most tastes and preferences. Here are the five best HD Saddlebags that money can buy for your browsing pleasure and your consideration.
5. Harley-Davidson Detachables Saddlebags with Brass Trim
The HD Detachables Saddlebags offer a classic trim of valise straps with brass buckles. A HD signature medallion is also included to match the brass buckles to complete the look. No custom ride is complete without high-quality Harley-Davidson saddlebags for storing your personal effects. The brass trim gives the bags a classy and stylish look that is also rugged. The bags are detachable and easy to remove by pulling a built-in handle that is positioned internally so it doesn't show on the outside. They're large capacity for making overnight or longer runs when you need to stow the essentials on the bike. It's easy to take the bags off the bike when you retire for the evening.
These saddlebags are made with a hard shell design that holds up well in all types of weather and riding conditions. The lids are a swing-out type that can be opened with the push of a single button with one hand. Installation with Holdfast sissy bars and racks are recommended for fast and easy mounting and they come with the necessary hardware for accomplishing the task.
4. Sportster Leather Saddlebags
These bags are made for use with the Sportster model of the Harley-Davidson motorcycles. These high quality saddlebags are made with 0 ounce leather. The manufacturing process included thermoformed backs to make them sturdier and ensure that they hold their original shape regardless of the weather conditions. They're stylish with a n embossed Sportster script type logo so there's no doubt about the brand. The bags connect and disconnect quickly thanks to the specialized clips that hold them securely in place. The buckles are finished in traditional chrome and they allow you to have fast and easy access to the contents of the bags. They have a huge capacity that can hold up to 3,000 cubic inches of your belongings and necessities for traveling.
3. Harley-Davidson Throw Over Saddlebags
These bags may cost less than the traditional Harley leather bags but they're one of the most convenient set made by HD. They're made of sturdy Ballastic Nylon immaterial. They're easy to install and you can remove them quickly. We love the additional of the 3M Scotchlite reflective piping built in to make you more visible when it's dark on the road. The offer easy access via strong and dependable top mounted zippers so you can quickly unzip and reach any item you might need on the fly. The design features a center yoke so when there are two riding it can double as a shoulder strap for carrying the bags. This set comes with saddlebag supports included for fast and easy installation. These bags make a great gift for the Harley riders in your life.
2. Locking Leather Covered Rigid Saddlebags
These are among HD's best selling saddlebags and it's tough to find them in stock, but when you do, they're a great value. The bags provide a rugged yet stylish aesthetic. They're made of premium leather material and construction with an extra-durable design that helps the to retain their shape regardless of what kind of weather they've been exposed to.
the core of the bags is blow molded to give them a rigid construction that is resistant to sagging. The lids are designed to open outward which gives them an extra dose of flair and stylishness. It's safer to store your belongings in them because they are made with locks to provide you with extra security and protection from theft or accidental loss while you're going down the road. These saddlebags have a capacity for holding up to 1,800 cubic inches of your personal items.
1. Heritage Softail Style Saddlebags
These are our choice for the number one best Harley-Davidson saddlebags that money can buy. Although they're not the most expensive in price (they're still expensive), they give a nod to the original Heritage Softail from the 2006 through 2008 era as a part of the original equipment. They're made of premium materials including top grade cowhide leather. They're made strong and durable with reinforcement on the sides and rim that help them to retain their original shape. The bags are tough enough to hold up under the worst riding conditions.
The Heritage Softail Style saddlebags have a unique and iconic aesthetic with accents of chrome studs, accompanied by the chrome plated brass medallion. It features the Harley-Davidson logo in a classic and stylish display. One of the most notable features of this set is the rivet reinforcements at the corners. The straps are made of heavy leather and placed over the quick release hardware so you have a flawless finish. The total capacity for storage in these saddlebags is 2,200 cubic inches of space. They're ideal for gift-giving or for customizing your Softail.
Written by Dana Hanson
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