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Motorcycle Repair/1985 Shadow VT500C

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What is available for saddlebags and mounts for this model, and can you recommend a company or brand???

Answer
Not a bike that I spend a lot of time working on or thinking about, really....  see forums for more informed opinions... Apparently there isn't a lot out there for them....

http://www.hondashadow.net/forum/72-technical-discussion/98436-vt500-saddle-bags

Bill Silver

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Bill Silver

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Need help with vintage Hondas from the 1960s? I am an expert with 250-305cc bikes in particular and most all of the other pre-91 models, in general. I do NOT claim to have a great deal of experience on Gold Wings, Cruisers, ATC/ATVs and dirt bikes.

Experience

I have owned/ridden/maintained Honda motorcycles for 35 years. I have written five books on Honda repairs and collecting. I was a service manager for two Honda shops back in the 1980s.

Organizations
VJMC (Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club) of North America

Publications
VJMC newsletter, as editor for two years and as contributing editor currently.

Education/Credentials
3 years auto shop in high school, teacher's aide in Automotive Technology in Jr. College, Diesel mechanic course in college, self-taught mechanic and automotive writer.

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