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Old August 27th, 2014, 04:57 PM   #1
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Hey Folks, Just took delivery of a "new" demo today from a dealer in PA. Nice people and competitive price.
Very happy with the bike's performance, but there's a hitch. When the bike was rolled out, the saddlebags were purple! The salesman said this is very common; it has happened with all the bikes he's sold.
Has this been your experience as well - purple saddlebags?

Thanks for your input, insight and comments.

Jim Ford
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Old August 28th, 2014, 03:54 AM   #2
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Hi Jim, welcome to the Hyperstrada Forum! Happy to have you join our family!

Have a pic of the bike with the saddlebags?
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Old August 28th, 2014, 05:49 AM   #3
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To much sun messes up the bags is my guess. I leave mine in the house until I need them. I wonder if there is something we could spray on them to protect them. Maybe sunscreen... I bet it's the UV that changes them. Welcome aboard!!!
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Old August 29th, 2014, 01:42 AM   #4
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They should replace the bags under warranty, lots of us have talked about uv sprays for patio furniture and so on but so far anything that works gives the bags a hazy white look and that's not attractive either..
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