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Any storage space ?

Hi guys ,
I just had my '15 Street 750 delivered yesterday !! I'm trying to get it ready to ride ie: install the temporary plates, read the owners manual, sit on it and located all the controls, etc.

One question: Is there anywhere that a person can store the registration and insurance papers that you need to carry ??

On previous bikes , I've always found a little nook or cranny that I could cram this stuff into that was fairly protected but still easily retrievable.

Suggestions would be greatly appreciated ! Thanks mike

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@Mike,


That's a good question. I just gave up and stuffed those documents in my wallet. Here in Colorado they just amount to a couple of small pieces of paper.


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Thanks for your reply ! Just got back from a 50 mile "ride around". The bike is very nice. I'm going to like it a lot. Need to get different mirrors, though. ( I'm not very big , but even I couldn't use those mirrors).
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remove your seat and the right side cover, under the seat's front and at the back and below the gas tank you will see an open tube under there where you can put your papers in a zip lock bag and store it unseen.....I put a small tool kit in the tube on mine....just FYI
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Thanks for your reply ! Just got back from a 50 mile "ride around". The bike is very nice. I'm going to like it a lot. Need to get different mirrors, though. ( I'm not very big , but even I couldn't use those mirrors).

same here, I bought the HD black mirror extenders for my stock mirrors, now I can see behind me just fine.
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Rock, Thanks for the info.

I just started looking at Harley long stem mirrors and the threaded end doesn't look like it would fit on my bike. Different design.

I think I'll look at the extenders. Mike

PS: I like the idea of a tool kit !
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One problem. You need a Screwdriver to remove the seat.

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You really don't need to remove the seat to get access to the tube in question, just the side cover. Should you prefer to remove the seat though, I suggest replacing the phillips head screw with a thumb screw so you can remove it without issue.
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One problem. You need a Screwdriver to remove the seat.

I forgot to mention that the screw for the seat I replaced with one that I can remove by hand.
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You really don't need to remove the seat to get access to the tube in question, just the side cover. Should you prefer to remove the seat though, I suggest replacing the phillips head screw with a thumb screw so you can remove it without issue.


if what you put in there is small, then I suppose you could get it in there without taking the seat off, but the tool kit I put in there I needed that extra bit of room I got by taking the seat off.


changing the seat screw with one that can be removed by hand does the trick for me. it wasn't HD's $20 screw, this one I got from the local hardware store for a couple bucks.


I also use a tank bag to carry a lot of small essentials too.
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