I'm looking for a nice pair of panniers, and I'd like to see what everyone else has and recommends. So far, I've looked at Rivendall and Ostrich. Thanks.
Probably, I don't know the exact size of the bags but I'll measure them when I get home. You probably wouldn't be able to zip it up though.111db said:Those with the MTX trunkbag, can you tell me if I would be able to fit my laptop in one of the side drop down panniers? The carrying case is 12"x14".
Also, are you guys using the trunkbag with a full rear rack, or can it be used with a seatpost rack?
The bags are around 16x12 and zipped up they are about 3" deep. Thats this bag.111db said:Thanks for the reply, looking forward to the measurements. My macbook is only 9x13, so the carrying case might be able to be smushed down a tad.
Maybe this is a dumb question, but do you need a Topeak rack for the Topeak bag? I'm guessing one would, and mount rails are not created equal. Is that correct?
That's what I need, something that can hold beaucoup beer... BTW, are you happy with the construction and materials of the BB panniers; they appear to be well made, but I can't help wonder how and why the cost is so low...harpdog said:Banjo Brothers Market Pannier. I only use this on days I have to carry a lot. Can hold 2 12 packs of bottled beer.
I'm currently using this bag.TraumaARNP said:I'm looking for a nice pair of panniers, and I'd like to see what everyone else has and recommends. So far, I've looked at Rivendall and Ostrich. Thanks.
I am buying the Topeak rack since it is so damn hot here in New Orleans and my back is always soaked form my back pack. It seems like the Topeak system is the most reccomended here, but I am seeing a few options. First of all is there a major diffence in these?wiggy said:i have two different sets i use a topeak mtx trunkbag (http://www.rei.com/product/710404)
and just picked up a set of arkel gt-18 panniers (http://www.arkel-od.com/us/all-categories/touring-bike-bag/gt-18-grand-touring-front-pannier.html) these are the ones i have been using on my commute for the last two weeks they work great provide lots of room for clothes, lunch, change of shoes, 6pack of beer, etc....
the topeak pannier system is a great way to transport things as well i used this system for 3.5years commuting, and bringing home lots of groceries and never had any issues with the system.
good luck with your choice