Bag Brackets

Doyle, William WDoyle at
Mon Jul 5 08:27:54 PDT 2010

I assume there is a bracket for each side. I am awaiting for the picture from Drew. The bags should fit as my pipe is located in the same position as the original dual pipes.
I assume I will need the brackets. Will text you once I receive the pictures .

-----Original Message-----
From: gpzlist-bounces at [mailto:gpzlist-bounces at] On Behalf Of blackbear at
Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2010 2:43 PM
To: GPZ List
Subject: Re: Bag Brackets

If you have problems finding the relocation bracket, let me know.
When my front turn signal stalks broke, I replaced all four with new signals.  the rear ones I went with a shorter stalk and slightly smaller lens which allows it to fit behind the bag in the original hole.  Now my relocation bracket is just sitting in the shed gathering dust.

Michael in Holley, NY

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Northrop" <blackgpz at>
To: "GPZ List" <gpzlist at>
Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 2010 4:59:13 PM
Subject: Re: Re: Bag Brackets

Before you guys get too far ahead of yourselves, do you have the rear 
turnsignal relocation bracket? If not, the original mounts won't work. I 
went through all this a year ago. If you try and raise the bag to clear the 
pipe, the cutout on the back of the bag for the turnsignal doesn't line up 
anymore. Making an entirely different bracket might work but don't try and 
copy the OEM bracket, it will NOT work with a V&H pipe. I looked around for 
a long time for a 5 Star rear rack so I could mount some Givi's but never 
found one. I also took the mid-pipe to 3 different muffler shops to see if 
they would put a little more "bend" in it to lower the can. Nobody would 
touch it for various reasons (were afraid of crushing/cracking it mostly). 
My only solution was a new exhaust (Micron) that would allow the OEM bag 
set-up to fit.
Good luck.

Steve in Western NY
'96 GPZ1100
'08 KLR 650
'08 Tuono Factory
"You Can't Fix Stupid", Ron White

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