Sport Touring Saddlebags by Nelson Rigg

Looking for some saddlebags for your Sport Touring Bike? Slightly different in size, the Nelson Rigg CL-900 Mini Sport Touring Saddlebags are perfect for commuting or a short trip while the Nelson Rigg CL-905 Sport Touring Saddlebags give you just a little more room if you need the extra space.

CL-heat-shieldsBoth designs have been constructed with tough UV-treated Tri-Max ballistic nylon, that has reflective piping for increased visibility at night. Heat resistant under panels and protective pads that attach to the side where the bags meet the bike, provide an anti-slip and anti- scratch barrier. And if you ever need replacements, Nelson Rigg Saddlebag Heat Shield Pads are available.

CL-900-miniEasy to mount to your bike, they have velcro straps along with quick release buckles, as well as additional external buckles for your tail bags, if you use them both. The main compartment is easy to get into and they have front mesh pockets to stash a water bottle. The Nelson Rigg CL-900 Mini Sport Touring Saddlebags also are equipped with outer pockets for additional storage.



Measuring 17″ long by 6.5″ wide by 11″ tall (holding 19.92 liter per side) the Nelson Rigg CL-905 Sport Touring Saddlebags should give you the space you need. A little shorter in length and height the CL-900 Mini’s only hold 13.27 liter (per side), so if you just need them for commuting, you might want go with them.

If you are looking to use them for motorcycle traveling and will be using a tail bag too, we suggest you pick out a pair of the Nelson Rigg Luggage Mounting Kits which will make strapping all your bags down together simple. With four styles to choose from you should be able to get what you what fits your bike.





There are many designs of motorcycle saddlebags on the market and we have a full line on our website if you don’t see exactly what you need here. Check out all the Nelson Rigg Luggage options and hopefully you’ll find what you need.

If it’s raining, be prepared with a Nelson Rigg Weatherpro 2 Piece Rainsuit

Sometimes it’s inevitable, it rains! As much as we hate it when we are out riding, we should be prepared. So check out the Nelson Rigg WP-8000 Weatherpro 2 Piece Rainsuit that you can stash in with your motorcycle gear just in case Mother Nature throws some water your way.

WP-HViz-blogConstructed with an outer shell made of a soft polyester that has a PVC backing, this 100% waterproof rain suit will stand up to that nasty weather.  The jacket has a velcro storm flap that covers the full length zipper to help keep you dry and the waist and cuffs have elastic to keep the jacket fitted snugly around your body.

With reflective stripes strategically placed you will be seen whether it’s dark because of the storm or if it’s nighttime  There’s an outer pocket that is also waterproof so you can keep a few of your essentials dry too.


The pants that come with the Nelson Rigg WP-8000 Weatherpro 2 Piece Rainsuit have elastic at the waist, boot stirrups to keep them in place and ankle gussets so you can easily slip them on and off, even if you’re stuck on the side of the road.  In unisex sizes S – 3XL, in three popular colors – Black, Red or Hi-Viz Yellow – you can get this motorcycle rainsuit for anyone who rides. So don’t be caught unprepared, pack this in your bags and enjoy the ride.

Nelson Rigg Expandable Tail Bags, For the Extra Storage You Need

Whether you’re going on a bike trip or just doing your daily commute, a tough expandable tail bag is a great way to get some additional storage space on your bike. Nelson Rigg has a wide variety of luggage with some new pieces in their line up. Here are a few tail bags I’d like to introduce you to.

CL1060Lets start with the basics…all three of these bags are easy to mount to the back of your bike with their self adjusting hooks that attach to the bag while soft ties connect to the bike. They’re all constructed of a heavy duty Tri-Max ballistic nylon and have a material on the bottom to prevent the bag from slipping or marking up your paint or chrome. And for added visibility at night, they all have reflective piping to keep you safe. The Nelson Rigg CL-1060 Sport Seat Tail Bag is the smallest of the three, measuring 12.5″ long by 10.5″ wide by 4″ tall and expanding 3″ in height to accommodate more motorcycle gear if needed. This bag also has a mesh pocket and organizer section on the inside of the lid to keep your stuff in it’s proper place.


Now if you need a little more room you should try the Nelson Rigg CL-1070 Touring Tail Bag. It is 10.5″ long by 9.5″ wide by 10″ tall, expanding to 14″ tall, holding 22.89 liters total, which gives you enough space to fit a full face helmet inside. There are also large side pickets to stash extra stuff and it comes with an adjustable shoulder strap so you can carry it around when you get to your destination.



But if you are going on a trip and need more space than either of those motorcycle tail bags can give you, you’re going to need to go with the Nelson Rigg CL-1040 Jumbo Tail Bag. Before you even expand it, this tail bag holds more than either of the other bags, so when you do zip open the expandable area and add those extra 3″ of space you can store up to 38.78 liters of riding gear. Plus it has all the great features that the smaller bags do and comes with a bonus side charging port for cable access.

So if traveling on your bike is on your list of things to do soon or you are lucky enough to get to commute daily on your motorcycle, be prepared with one of these awesome expandable tail bags. If you need to add a tank bag, saddlebags or other luggage, then check out all the great Nelson Rigg Gear available on our website.

Nelson Rigg Sport Bike Tank Bags

Tank bags are great for getting some extra storage on your bike, whether you need it for daily commutes or for that long distance adventure you’re heading out on. Nelson Rigg Tank Bags come in a variety of sizes with great features and should fit whatever you need to take with you on your motorcycle.

All these bags are constructed of a Tri-Max Ballistic Nylon, which is durable and will easily maintain it’s shape. They’re all available in your choice of a strap mounting system or a magnetic version, with optional suction cup and hook mount kits. With reflective piping for visibility and a protective material along the bottom, they will not slip off your tank. A map pocket has been integrated on top for your directions, as well as an adjustable shoulder strap so these Nelson Rigg Tank Bags are easy to carry around when you get to your destination.

CL1010-blogNow let’s take a look at a few specific models…we’ll start with a smaller size and work our way up. If you just need something that’s low profile to carry a few essentials, then the Nelson Rigg CL-1010 Mini Sport Tank Bags is a perfect size. Measuring 10″ long by 7″ wide by 3″ tall, holding 3.5 liters, you’ll have the space you need without having a big bulky bag on top of your bike. CL1025-blog

A mid-sized bag may be more what you’re searching for and the Nelson Rigg CL-1025 Sport Tank Bags is a great size for those days when you need to take just a little more motorcycle gear with you. Able to hold 10.62 liters, it measures 12″ long by 9″ wide by 6″ tall. In addition to the features listed, it sports a durable handle and an organizer inside to keep some of your stuff in it’s place.

The Nelson Rigg Adventure Touring Tank Bags have a very unique feature that the other three bags don’t and that is a clear pouch, located under the map pocket, that holds your GPS unit or your Smart Phone.  It also has a contoured shape so it will fit perfectly against your tank whether you ride an adventure model or a sport bike. Being expandable it can hold either 14.6 liters or 21.09 liters of riding gear. Measuring 11″ long by 9″ wide by 9″ tall or 13″ tall (when expanded) you get a little more room and the option to create more storage if the need arises.  And it comes in not only Black but the Hi-Viz Yellow that so many people love.









Of course if you’re headed out on a road trip for a few days you might need even more storage space and the Nelson Rigg CL-1035 Touring Tank Bags will give you what you need. CL1035-blogExpandable, it can hold a bunch of essentials or can accommodate a full face helmet, if you want to stash it there. Bonus features in this motorcycle luggage piece are a side charging port with cable access and the adaptability to convert to a backpack. It measures 15″ long by 10″ wide by 7″ tall or when expanded the height is 11″. Compact it will hold 17.21 liters or 27.04 liters when you open it all up. So as you can see this bag has a lot of great features to give you the space you need.CL-1035-with-helmet-trimmed

So whether you are needing some daily riding space or more room for your next bike trip these tank bags should have the size you need. If you’re looking for something a little different, check out all the great Nelson Rigg Luggage on our site. Feel free to ask us questions about any of the styles by leaving us a comment, we’d love to help you choose the right luggage for your motorcycle gear.



Be Prepared for Rain with a Nelson Rigg AS-3000 Aston Rain Suit

Riding in the rain is no fun, but if you’re prepared then it’s not quite as bad, so have the new Nelson Rigg AS-3000 Aston Rain Suit stashed in your motorcycle gear bag so you don’t end up soggy & miserable!


This two piece suit is completed waterproof with a soft polyester outer shell and a PVC backing with a breathable mesh lined back and nylon lined sleeves so you will stay dry. A soft corduroy inner collar with a hood and ventilation along the back of the jacket make you comfortable also. And to help keep the water out, the jacket has a velcro storm flap over the full length zipper and several pockets that are waterproof to keep your stuff safe too.

The Nelson Rigg AS-3000 Aston Rain Suit is easy to slip in and out of, whether before you ride or on the side of the road. The pants have large zippered gussets, elastic at the ankle and boot stirrups, plus there are adjustable suspenders, cuffs and waist so you can snug the rain suit down for a precise fit. To protect the pants from the heat of your bike there are heat resistant panels on the inner lower legs and with reflective piping you will be seen when the weather is dark.

If you already have a jacket or need a replacement pair of pants check out the Nelson Rigg AS-250 Rain Pants , which are just like these pants, or any of our other great rain gear on our website today. Be ready because you never know when Mother Nature is going to give you and your motorcycle a bath!