Haul your gear without trashing your ride.

 

PRODUCTS

SHRIKE MOUNTS system - "How It Works"

The only saddlebag system designed specifically for sportbikes.

 TOSS accessory system

Designed to stabilize throw over saddlebags.

SHRIKE MOUNTS™ system

The system uses the passenger peg mount to create a practical storage solution that preserves the look of the bike.  

No visible mounting bracket.  Doesn't touch the bodywork of the bike.

Includes our Shrike Mounts pegs and a pair of daily-use saddlebags mounted to our plates and receivers.   Click on the images to see how it works.

Unique saddlebag mounting system for sportbikes - How the Shrike Mounts system works (animated design video)

Design *

Animation of the basic design of our system.

Yamaha MT-07, Kawasaki Ninja, Triumph Street Triple, and other sportbikes - Video showing how fast and easy it is to install the Shrike Mounts system.
Shrike Mounts system video showing flexibility to change what you carry on your Yamaha, Kawasaki, Triumph, or other sportbike.

Installation *

Flexibility *

Video showing how fast

and easy it is to install.

Video:  Innovative storage solutions for sportbike riders.

* Our system has evolved from the "first generation" shown in these videos.  We've added features and made minor changes.  Contact us to inquire about product details, warranty info., etc.

View our Gallery -

Shrike Mounts system photos

(original system with saddlebags)

 NOW AVAILABLE!  

 TOSS™ accessory system

This system uses the SHRIKE MOUNTS pegs with our TOSS plates to stabilize throw over saddlebags.  Easy on/off, without a visible mounting bracket.

View our Gallery -

TOSS accessory system photos

(system to stabilize larger, throw over bags)

 
 
 

ABOUT US

Why the name Shrike Mounts?

The shrike is a bird known for its unique habit of impaling the bodies of its prey on thorns or barbed wire.  This behavior helps the shrike tear off bite-sized portions of its meal.  It also provides a convenient way to store the food so the shrike can return to it later.  Our design is similar.  Mount our receiver to your luggage (or whatever you'd like to carry), and then slide it onto our peg.  It's an easy way to spear your gear - or your lunch - until you're ready to remove it.

Carry stuff on your sportbike. Spear your gear using the Shrike Mounts peg and receiver, similar in design to how the great grey shrike shown here impales its prey.
Great grey shrike.
Lanius excubitor 1 (Marek Szczepanek).jpg
Marek Szczepanek, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Inventor Bio - James Mann

I have been a sportbike rider since 1988.  For me, part of the fun of owning a bike is creating an even better bike - whether it is with a goal of improved tuning, increased functionality, or better looks (at least to my eyes).  I developed the Shrike Mounts system years ago while working on a wrecked Yamaha R1 that I was turning into a streetfighter.  I have been producing and perfecting the system for sportbikes ever since.   

Our Company - Blackbird Dynamics, LLC

We sell the Shrike Mounts system through e-commerce, fabricating our kits in Maryland, U.S.A.  We're a small business, and we sell directly to riders - no dealers, no distributors (at least, not yet!).  We appreciate opportunities to directly interact with our customers so we can understand and meet their unique needs.  Contact us today to learn how our system can fit your bike. 

Contact Us

E-commerce inquiry form:  To ensure good system fit, please submit sales inquiries here.  Orders are invoiced electronically and ship from U.S.A.  

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Shrike Mounts System

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 Blackbird Dynamics, LLC

 
 

PATENTS

NOTICE:

This page is intended to serve as notice under 35 U.S.C. § 287(a)

 

Blackbird Dynamics, LLC is a provider of motorcycle products.  The following products may be covered by one or more of the following U.S. patents:  

Shrike Mounts™ system

TOSS™ accessory system

US Patent Number 8,646,669

US Patent Number 10,858,056

Other Patents Pending including US Application Number 17/078220

     

Intellectual property and patents owned by Blackbird Dynamics, LLC may be available for sale or license.

Please email us to enquire about available technologies.

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