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Category: R- Airhead Twins (R-bikes, 1969-1995): parts for sale

VERY NICE Bates Saddlebags for Your Airhead Twin * Price Drop!


Offered for sale: A PAIR (left & right) of genuine Bates hard saddlebags, an elegant, period-correct, practical storage solution for your early BMW Airhead twin. Excellent structural condition with NO significant faults. Lustrous black polymer finish. Good to very good cosmetic condition and sound structure, only some understandable minor weathering after 40+ years of use. Safely garage-stored for over a decade! NO keys. NO mounts (but similar to Wixom mounts and easily modified or fashioned from plate stock Internet references). BUILT-IN AUXILIARY LIGHTS! Electrics untested but intact, with very nice lenses.

Very little attention will be needed return these saddlebags to near-showroom condition -- mostly just some polishing compound and a little elbow grease -- making these bags excellent candidates for restoration at a very nice price.


Payment via PayPal electronic transfer only, please (no e-checks). BUYER pays an additional $59 for Postal Service ground shipping on these large, bulky items. Absolutely NO international shipping.

NB: Every effort has been made to describe this item honestly and accurately to the best of the seller's knowledge and ability, in good faith; however, it remains the responsibility of the buyer to do his/her own research, ask any questions, and review the listing and photos thoroughly to ensure that this item meets expectations for condition and use and to assure compatibility of this part with his/her intended application or project. Seller is NOT responsible for errors in provenance. This item is SOLD AS IS without warranty (express or implied); with regret, NO returns/refunds are offered on this item.

Get these distinctive bags at a great price, perform some restoration, and they should be Just the ticket to keep your Airhead nicely loaded on the road for many miles to come!

Price: $200 (pair L&R) + $59 shipping in the ConUS via PayPal only, please

Location: Western Washington

Contact: C. Bynum

Posted Friday, May 11, 2018 at 4:01 am (CDT)

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