If you love riding, you would know that bikers are extremely picky about what accessories they use. A very common example is the ‘Biker Jacket’. It started out as a fad, but has now become a biker’s trend.
Bikers don them, loudly and proudly, aiming to be different from the rest of the world. Another recent development that is fast becoming a trend and which will soon become synonymous with bikers are motorcycle handlers.
How Can a Handlebar Bag Help?
While riding, you would find it highly inconvenient and irritating to carry things in a bag slung over your back. Constant accelerating and frequent braking make these bags pull on the rider’s shoulders, causing a jarring sensation and ruining an otherwise smooth and enjoyable ride.
Storing everything in the pockets is also not the solution you need. There is always a risk that they might fall out during the ride and get damaged or run over by other vehicles on the road.
In keeping with the tradition of doing things in their unique way, bikers came up with ‘Motorcycle Handlers’. Motorcycle Handlers are not only a portable storage solution, but they also have the advantage of being a ‘no-muss, no-fuss’ contraption and that can also be installed anywhere – handlebars, front-forks, or sissy bars. Simple and efficient, they are ideal to solve this problem.
Just as each rider is unique and each bike is different – there are a large variety of motorcycle handlers available in the market today. Each biker is bound to find one that adds to his distinct style statement.
Here we have listed some of the best motorcycle handlers that you can opt for.
Willie & Max By Dowco – Revolution Series – Motorcycle Handlebar Bag
It has a classy look and is an example of fine craftsmanship. Made using black synthetic leather, it is equipped with a shiny chrome quarter fastener that will match very nicely with your bike’s shiny bars and rims.
This bag has two interior flaps which are connected with Velcro.
It is made with painstaking care and has a 100% leather shell. It has a storage capacity of 120 cubic inches.
At dimensions are 10”x4”x4”, the straps are luxurious, easy to roll, and have metal buckles.
Other features include HD foam padding inside that ensures the gear’s safety.
This bag is ideal for maps, hand tools, emergency kits, or anything else that needs quick access. There are also two straps for you to ensure that you don’t have to worry about the pouch falling when you’re riding the bike.
In a nutshell: A very good bag in its price range. It will not be a purchase you regret.
It contains multiple pockets for keeping keys, mobile phone, media players and more.
Each pocket is adorned with a designer knob to keep the items safely closed inside.
One might presume that the pouch is delicate because it hails from such a big brand, but Harley does not believe in compromising the quality of its products.
The bag, with its strong and durable structure, maintains its size and shape in any situation. It is a high quality investment and the genuine leather comes with a guarantee of not fading even under the strong sun. It has been structured for easy installation and is specifically designed to fit all 4” and taller FLHT windshields.
Owning and flaunting a Harley Davidson product is a matter of pride. This product is guaranteed to give the owner satisfaction in terms of both quality and design.
In a nutshell: A must-have prized possession from Harley.
It has metal pins on both the sides which makes it look vintage.
It is amply spacious and can used to keep one’s tiny belongings safe while riding.
It can be securely installed, thanks to its strong leather straps. It has been made generic in its design so that it can be easily installed on Sissy bar, front forks, and handlebars. It has universal compatibility, that is it can be installed on all bikes.
In a nutshell: The finely crafted and uniquely designed pouch is quite the catch at this price.
A forerunner in the category of Motorcycle Bags is Barton Outdoors Leather Motorcycle Barrel Bag.
This snazzy, shiny, black, rugged-looking piece is carefully crafted from genuine leather.
Having a standard size of 14-3/4” x 9-3/4”x 9-3/4”, this bag is a perfect fit for 99.5% of the bikes available in the market and can thus boast of universal compatibility.
With a roomy interior accompanied by various storage pockets, this bag is large and suitable for any short or long trip.
It is highly spacious and can be used to carry towels, clothes, DSLR camera, books, shoes, and other things that one might need during the trip.
The bag is secured with high-quality zippers which come with 2 pull tabs where one can put a lock for extra security.
Though it is rugged and tough in its structure and design, it offers no guarantee of being waterproof and might leak if wet. Offering a variety of mounting options, this bag features 2 velcro straps on the back for attaching it to a sissy bar or grab handle. It also contains two adjustable nylon webbing straps with plastic buckles. All of the fastening options together secure the bag tightly to one’s bike.
In a nutshell: One of a kind, comfortable, spacious, durable, and flexible motorcycle bag. A must for anyone who travels on bikes extensively.