44.5". You even quoted it...
I know they're a little wide but I don't need to carry around that much crap every day. I've got a tail bag for everyday use. They'll mostly be used for campin' and I don't anticipate doing any lane splitting on fire roads.
Temple, TX -> Cape May, NJ -> Mobile, AL -> ECity, NC -> Kodiak, AK -> Mobile, AL -> Sacto, CA -> Cape Cod, MA -> New London, CT -> San Francisco, CA -> Juneau, AK (summer of '13) -> where to next?