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I wanted a saddle bag organizer to hold the air pump and my kickstand pad along with the registration and insurance cards.


All I could find around here was ripstop nylon, besides the sewing machine I have struggled to do the work through the section where multiple layers making the seams are.

Now all I need to do is wait for spring and see how well it holds up to the miles.
 

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Looks good
Thank you, for my 1st real sewing project I think it came out ok. There's lots of stitching that isn't as straight as I'd like but for now I just want to get miles on it to see how things react to the vibrations of being on hte road.

The 2 big things I wanted was to keep the pump on the bike but I didn't it to be rattling around in the bottom of the bag getting beat up and the kickstand pad I wanted it to be easy to get to if I stop somewhere the ground is soft enough to be needed.

The rest of my tools and tire plug kit I keep in an old mag pouch that should be ok to ride along in the bottom of the bag
 

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I am thinking that nylon stop strap on the saddlebag lid looks like a good place for a MOLLE ammo pouch to hold all of that stuff. Not sure if it will work though. Looks like you found a solution!.
 

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I am thinking that nylon stop strap on the saddlebag lid looks like a good place for a MOLLE ammo pouch to hold all of that stuff. Not sure if it will work though. Looks like you found a solution!.
I have a '17 so my bags don't have the stop strap. I was thinking about gluing my pouches to the inside of the lid but the more I thought about it they would always be trying to peel themselves off once summer came around and the heat might soften the adhesive.

I do use an ammo pouch for my tool kit, it's about the size of a tall box of shotgun shells I might start a different discussion about that later.
 

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Looks pretty sweet. Did you run some hook and loop along the long bottom side to help prevent sagging once you put some more weight in it?
 

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Looks pretty sweet. Did you run some hook and loop along the long bottom side to help prevent sagging once you put some more weight in it?
What I did was cut a 1" wide piece of lexan that the back panel is folded over and the grommets pass through to form kind of a rigid spine for the whole thing.
 
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