Made In USA

Easy Brackets, our turn signal relocation kits and Hand Shields are made right here in the USA.


We offer a large variety of motorcycle saddlebags. The simple fact is we have the perfect saddlebags for you.

Easy Brackets

Every saddlebag needs a hanger. Easy Brackets is the best looking invisible hanger. Easy On Easy Off. And they work with most saddlebags. OEM and aftermarket.

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Easy Brackets

Easy Brackets

Most kits can be installed in 60 minutes or less. All hardware is provided and there is no need to drill your fender. Easy Brackets is the truly detachable saddlebag system.

Turn Signal Relocation

Turn Signal Relocation

Great Bike Gear’s turn signal relocation kits relocate side mount license plates to below the rear fender or give a laid down look for fender mounted license plates.

Hand Shields

Hand Shields

Designed to reduce the wind chill and keep your gloves dry in the rain, as well as provide protection from heat, rocks and flying debris. Allow plenty of clearance from the levers, even with heavy gloves.

Latest News

Help Us Name Our New Hand Shields

In 2016, Great Bike Gear expanded the Hand Shields line to include a two piece version that could be used on most motorcycles. We are happy to say that we are continuing to grow by introducing another universal Hand Shield. We need your help, though. View the Hand...

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New Industrial Look Hand Shields

Great Bike Gear is happy to announce new additions to Hand Shields for Harley Davidson.  The new models are designed with an industrial look similar to our universal Hand Shields.   Get them in black ($89.95) or chrome ($149.95) today!   HSHD-05: 2014 and earlier...

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New Fitment Guidelines for HSHD

Please note the following changes and additions to the fitment for the Hand Shields for Harley Davidsons line:   HSHD-01 fitment: 2014 and earlier Softail – 2014 and earlier Dyna – 83 to 2003 Sportster – 86 to 2007 FLHT/FLTR (All touring models)   HSHD-02 fitment:...

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How To Tell If You Need Hand Shields

There’s snow on the ground or water is falling from the sky. Hand Shields keep your gloves dry in the rain.   The wind chill is 30 or below. Hand Shields are designed to reduce the wind chill, providing the maximum protection with the smallest possible shield.   It’s...

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Why We Love The Leatherworks and You Should Too

You’ve decided to put saddlebags on your motorcycle. Now what? You need saddlebags that will hold up and are attractive.  However, there are so many choices.   Our friends at The Leatherworks pride themselves on the quality workmanship that is put into every custom...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I want to buy Easy Brackets?

Everyone will have their own particular reasons. However some of the most common are:

  • To eliminate damage to the paint on the rear fender with throw over saddlebags.
  • To be able to remove the bags in seconds when you arrive at your destination and reinstall them in seconds when you are ready to leave.
  • To return your bike to a clean cruising look.
  • To be able to install your bags to avoid conflicts such as high shot gun pipes.
How do Easy Brackets work?

Easy Brackets are shipped with all the hardware necessary to mount them to your motorcycle with only basic tools. The kit comes with (4) stainless steel docking posts which are mounted to your motorcycle fender rail with polished stainless steel bolts. They will replace the existing fender mounting bolts. The bracket is then mounted to the back of the saddlebags with the hardware provided. The bracket then slides onto the docking posts and locks into place.

Are the Easy Brackets safe and secure?

Yes. The brackets are constructed of 12 gauge steel. The brackets are equipped with a keyed locking mechanism for security when mounted to the motorcycle.

Our Company

At Great Bike Gear, we pride ourselves on outstanding customer service and quality products. We answer emails and phone calls Monday thru Friday, 8am to 4pm Pacific Standard Time. We have a 30 day return policy; the product simply needs to be returned in a like new condition.

We will continue to create and develop new products to enhance the riding experience. This is evidenced by our turn signal relocation kits and our Hand Shields. We responded to the need for an economical, functional and attractive turn signal relocation kit to allow the installation of Easy Brackets. We also saw the need for hand protection and created the Hand Shields. Our Product Development Department is always working on new Easy Bracket models as well as other products.

Bob currently rides a 2010 FLHXXX trike; his wife rides a trike right alongside him. He has been riding for over 40 years and hopes to be in the saddle for many more.

Read Bob's journey to Easy Brackets and Great Bike Gear

You could call me the father of the Quick Detach Saddlebag System. In 1998, two partners and I developed and patented the first detachable saddlebag system, Bag Eez. Bag Eez soon became Ghost Brackets. In 2002, the partnership was dissolved and I went in search of a better system. Believe it or not, Easy Brackets came to me in a dream. I woke up at about 3am, got up, made some notes in my day planner, and went back to bed. The next morning, I wondered if it had been real so I went to my day planner and there it was – Easy Brackets. I went to a very successful friend and asked him if he thought I should go through with this. He advised me to always provide a quality product and excellent customer service and I would be fine. I took his advice and in 2002, I founded Great Bike Gear with Easy Brackets as our primary product. Through the years, we have seen the competition come and go. I like to think it is because we have always established ourselves as the standard in quality, are made in the USA, and maintain a level of great customer service. The journey has been exciting and I have met some wonderful people along the way. I do have to admit I never anticipated I would end my career knowing all there is to know about the ass end of every cruiser on the market- go figure!

Read Bob’s blog.



Tammy runs the day to day of the business, keeping track of all the “important stuff” that keep the business running and the company moving forward. Tammy recently got her motorcycle license and currently rides a 1997 Sportster XL 883.


General Manager

Neva works part time and is invaluable to the company. She assists Lucas assembling the various kits for packaging and shipping. We consider Neva a necessary and valuable member of the company.


Assembly Assistant

Jon currently rides a 2013 Electra Glide Ultra Limited, fondly called Gypsy Blue. While he misses his 2010 Fat Boy, Jon enjoys having his wife join him on longer rides now.


Product Development

Tori is responsible for getting the word out on who Great Bike Gear is. She is involved in promotions, our catalog, and keeping our website up to date. She is currently finishing her bachelor’s degree in Special Education.



For Lucas, Great Bike Gear is a family affair. Right out of high school, he began working alongside his mom. He’s been with us for 12 years now. He handles all shipping and receiving and helps with inventory management. On his time off, he enjoys just relaxing.


Warehouse Manager

Zero takes his job as company mascot very seriously. He is the official “Meet and Greet”. He is always ready for the challenges of fetch and he considers it his personal responsibility to “read the mail” (the scent of other dogs on anyone entering his space).


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