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Old 01-28-2013, 08:25 AM   #85
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Beauty! Id like to do up my Bonnie T100 like this

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Originally Posted by Penderic View Post

These are the side loading Craven Golden Arrow panniers - very classic looking - I had a set of the top loading Craven Comets panniers in the 1970's but I prefer the look of these.


My friend from the 70's had these on his bike - got banged up and put behind a woodshed for years until I found them. Spent some time and money restoring them to current condition ... almost done!




I made up a modified copy of the Craven mounting system, to fit my 2009 Moto Guzzi V7 Classic. Very easy to secure and remove quickly.


Work great! last year - carried heavy stuff, stuffed them, over stuffed them, and almost no effect on the handling.

I get lots of compliments on the look. Just need to fabricate some nice looking limit straps for the lids and I'm finished.

http://velobanjogent.blogspot.ca/201...r-british.html

http://www.cravens.org.uk/
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