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Default A Word of Caution to Riders That Use a Back Pack

I have for going on 27 years used a back pack while riding. Does well for toting lunch, water, most anything. Bear in mind that, predominately speaking here, I have owned Sport Bikes. Fast forward to my new High Ball. Unfortunately for me, I noticed to late that my Back Pack was riding on my rear fender. This resulted in scratches. Not cool in my book. It's something I never thought of due to the fact that I have been using a back pack for so long. I ordered my new Ginz Choppers Sissy Bar/Luggage Rack today, but none the less. Just a little heads up for those of you planning on using a back pack on your High Ball.
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I ordered my new Ginz Choppers Sissy Bar/Luggage Rack today, but none the less. Just a little heads up for those of you planning on using a back pack on your High Ball.
Sounds like a sales plug for Ginz Choppers ....

(just kiddin of course)

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I hear you brother , I smolded my seat cowl on my Hammer wearing a back pack . I was so pissed ...

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Sounds like a sales plug for Ginz Choppers ....

(just kiddin of course)
D'OH!!!

I just got back from the local Target and found an Igloo Back Pack Cooler. Rides very high on the back and just might do the trick.
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D'OH!!!

I just got back from the local Target and found an Igloo Back Pack Cooler. Rides very high on the back and just might do the trick.
RATS, Target has pulled out of Canada.... oh well, I never wear back paks anyhoo ;-)

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Hmm, I never thought about thIs. I wear a backpack sometimes for the same reason, lunch, work clothes, etc. Thank Goodness for my pillion.

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I just put a large swing arm bag on my Highball and eliminated the need for a backpack all together. I also bought 2 different sizes of "bikers friends" best invention ever. Completely water proof and extremely durable. With the swingarm bag and the large bikers friend roll I could do 5 day trips without doing laundry. The small bikers friend was good for overnight trips only or day trips. It would hold a change of clothes and rain gear.
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RATS, Target has pulled out of Canada.... oh well, I never wear back paks anyhoo ;-)
WHAT!?!?!? No Target? Then you'd be forced to shop at, GULP, Walmart...

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WHAT!?!?!? No Target? Then you'd be forced to shop at, GULP, Walmart...
We had Target for a while... they bought out Zellers. Nothing changed in the stores other than signage... still the same old crap junk that Zellers carried. Walmart is tons better. We even have their super centers here. Heck, I just bought some nose cushions for my sunglasses there! LOL

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We had Target for a while... they bought out Zellers. Nothing changed in the stores other than signage... still the same old crap junk that Zellers carried. Walmart is tons better. We even have their super centers here. Heck, I just bought some nose cushions for my sunglasses there! LOL

Walmart is exactly what is wrong with the world today... Shopping at Walmart kills our local economies.
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