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Just got my tw lisensed for on road? I just don't know where to store my insurance info and what not on my bike. Anybody have anyplace they put that sort of thing. Like is there such a thing as handlebar bag that can be bought? Just give me your ideas. Might be a dumb question haha
 

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I keep facsimile copies of each in a baggy under the right side cover.



I also stash copies rolled up inside my left handlebar and have reduced size copies in my wallet when I'm traveling.
 

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I keep facsimile copies of each in a baggy under the right side cover.



I also stash copies rolled up inside my left handlebar and have reduced size copies in my wallet when I'm traveling.
I'll bet you wear a belt AND suspenders...




Good idea(s)...
 

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I have a yamaha handlebar bag (with zipper) that attaches to cross bar on handlebars. keep my registration, proof of insurance, pen and small tire gauge in it.
 

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Long story, but I once had a Harley stolen in a parking lot a l-o-o-n-g way from home. While this was practically the best day of my life (long story, but it was my last Harley, forever) when the cops showed up I couldn't provide them with the info they needed so I could file the police report and thus recover my munny for that useless P.O.S. Hadda go back to the P.D. a l-o-o-n-g way from home, then wait a couple of weeks and go back to the P.D. a l-o-o-o-n-g way from home when they finally wrote the report. Huge pain. Lots of people may have their cage's plate number memorized but dang few know their bike's.



Was a huge pain in the arse. The other reason I'm so anal about it is that I used to frequent Mexico and if you can't produce SOME kinda papeles your watch will end up on someone else's arm in short order.
 

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I made this one out of pvc, a cap and a threaded cap, black spray paint and two hose clamps. All of it was leftover from some plumbing work except the hose clamps.
 

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You can see it from the back off the bike. Its not really noticeable from the side though. I can put the registration, insurance card, masterlink, sparkplug and a leatherman in there.
 

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I made this one out of pvc, a cap and a threaded cap, black spray paint and two hose clamps. All of it was leftover from some plumbing work except the hose clamps.
Great idea I just went to the garage and found some scrap PVC and built one myself dont have any hose clamps yet so for now it's on with zip ties haha
 

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I do not leave paperwork unlocked. Doing so is an invitation to con artists. Leaving papers in tank bags and such that are easily detachable seems like an invitation to identity theft. License, registration, and insurance card are in my wallet in my pocket in a waterproof envelope. All my bikes are covered with the same license and insurance card, and if you clear your wallet of good-feely stuff you'll have plenty of room for a registration or three, along with spare keys. Cage insurance cards and registrations are locked in the glove boxes.



Boat stores carry a waterproof plastic tube with brackets that is small enough to fit inside even the TW's tiny fairing. I've used Estes plastic rocket body tubes and plastic nose cones with a thin layer of silicone sealer allowed to dry over the mating surface to provide a tight, weatherprrof fit inside a lockable fairing opening. Scuff with sandpaper and glue the tube to the inside of the fairning with silicone sealer.
 

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I made this one out of pvc, a cap and a threaded cap, black spray paint and two hose clamps. All of it was leftover from some plumbing work except the hose clamps.
Great idea I just went to the garage and found some scrap PVC and built one myself dont have any hose clamps yet so for now it's on with zip ties haha
 

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I keep mine in my atv tank bag. I also just added a tube used for welding rods they carry at harbor freight for $5.







Painted it black and zip tied it right on.
 

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I use a vitamin or Advil bottle. It can be put in an out of the way spot with a worm style hose clamp. OM
 

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I caught a glance of the title to this thread, and the first thought that popped throung my mind was, "I've seen some BMWs with paniers big enough to store a TW."



Please don't condemn me for the random splatter inside. It has a mind of its own.
 

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I always wear my riding jacket. My insurance and registration is in a zip lock bag in a pocket.
 

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A cheap option that I use is a thermal lunch bag on the back held by bungee cords... It's semi waterproof and it holds wallet, cell phone, cigarettes and a pair of sunglasses



Just a thought but Ive had this idea burning between my ears for a while....has anyone tried putting a quick release on their seats like on an ATV/jetski and having a hidden compartment? As apposed to the mule nuts or the hitch pin mod...
 

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A cheap option that I use is a thermal lunch bag on the back held by bungee cords... It's semi waterproof and it holds wallet, cell phone, cigarettes and a pair of sunglasses



Just a thought but Ive had this idea burning between my ears for a while....has anyone tried putting a quick release on their seats like on an ATV/jetski and having a hidden compartment? As apposed to the mule nuts or the hitch pin mod...
Actually, yes. There is a bit of space under the seat. I've drawn up hinges for the luggage rack and a front attachment that will use the stock helmet lock for security. I just need to find a helmet lock that fits my key. I intend to store tools and such in a locked location.
 
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