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Saddlebags crooked?
« on: June 20, 2013, 10:05:32 PM »
Neither of my bags are touching the cross-member stop plates. The bags appear to be off center/tilted to the right? Why would they not be even when resting in place on the hangers?

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Re: Saddlebags crooked?
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2013, 02:15:22 AM »
Without pictures the first thing that comes to mind is that the rubber guide is not positioned properly in the channel in the forward side of the case. However, I haven't tried doing that so I don't know if the cases could even lock in position that way.

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Re: Saddlebags crooked?
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2013, 06:32:56 AM »
Lets have some piccis Gary.
See if we can help  :087: :087:

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Re: Saddlebags crooked?
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2013, 07:08:26 AM »
While waiting for some Photo's, just to state the obvious,
are you sure all three attachment points are correclty located ?

2 on the top that the pannier hangs on,
and one on the foward edge that engages with a bracket that has a round rubber piece ?

First time I put a pannier back on I didn't engage the forward part properly,
so the front edge stuck out from the side of the bike further than it should have.

To check, fit and lock the pannier to the bike, then put your hand under the bottom of the pannier,
and try to move it away from the bike.

It should move a centimetre or so, but it will be obvious if the forward atttachment is not connected properly.




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Re: Saddlebags crooked?
« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2013, 08:41:30 AM »
Just what I was gonig to say Coconut! I did not seat my panniers correctly on the second day of ownership and had frantic waving from my mate on a ride out.
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Re: Saddlebags crooked?
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2013, 10:19:56 AM »
As the saying goes, these should be worth 2000 words !  :


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Re: Saddlebags crooked?
« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2013, 12:41:20 PM »
I hardly ever ride with my top box on. The other day I was cursing because the rotten thing wouldn't go on and lock down. :157:

Helped when I took the rubber grommet off the electrical connector. Worked beaut then.......... :001:
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Re: Saddlebags crooked?
« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2013, 04:19:14 PM »
*Originally Posted by Coconut [+]
As the saying goes, these should be worth 2000 words !  :



Thank you so much, that pic proves I am a toad sometimes....LOL One was not mounted correctly.45 years of biking and DUUUUH! :157: