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Old 06-16-2008, 10:37 AM   #1
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Nelson Riggs vs. first Gear saddle bags.

Nelson Riggs vs. first Gear saddle bags.


Which would you choose. I have an opportunity to pick up either of these for cheap, the other is going up on ebay. Wich would you choose?


I am waiting on what exact models they are but I was told they are about the same size.
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Old 06-16-2008, 10:40 AM   #2
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Re: Nelson Riggs vs. first Gear saddle bags.

I just picked up a Nelson Rigg tank bag, and while I haven't used it yet (haven't ridden since 4/16/08 ), it looks to be a really nice piece. If the saddlebags are anything like their tank bags, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Nelson Rigg.
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Old 06-16-2008, 10:46 AM   #3
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Re: Nelson Riggs vs. first Gear saddle bags.

I've only used Nelson-Riggs' bags (tank, tail, and saddlebags). I'm EXTREMELY pleased. Not only with the bags, but with the customer service.

I broke one of the tank bag's connectors. Completely my fault. Called them and asked how to buy a new set. They asked for my bag's model number and sent me TWO sets of connectors, no charge.

They will continue to get my business.

Here are mine and J-Dog's bike, both wearing N-R bags, loaded for bear, on the way to the Rally. As far as I know, he's completely pleased with his, too.

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Old 06-16-2008, 10:58 AM   #4
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Re: Nelson Riggs vs. first Gear saddle bags.

I have Nelson Rigg saddlebags and a tour master tank bag. They're both the same quality and construction looks incredibly similar. They're both good quality.
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Old 06-16-2008, 11:06 AM   #5
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Re: Nelson Riggs vs. first Gear saddle bags.

I've been very happy with my NelsonRigg bags
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Old 06-16-2008, 11:29 AM   #6
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Re: Nelson Riggs vs. first Gear saddle bags.

I vote Nelson-Rigg. I don't own their bags but have other products from them, quality is always very good.
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Old 06-16-2008, 11:35 AM   #7
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Re: Nelson Riggs vs. first Gear saddle bags.

Like already mentioned, I have NR saddle bags and like them a lot. Plenty of room, stable on the bike, good quality. I got mine last year for $20 on closeout at Denniskirk .
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