Author Topic: topeak rx trunk bag dxp "modification"  (Read 1145 times)


  • Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Lepidopterist Man!
topeak rx trunk bag dxp "modification"
« on: July 30, 2009, 08:05:28 pm »
Although my campler longflap saddlebag is great for commuting, it's sometimes to cavernous for short day rides.

Needing something smaller, but not wanting to shell out much money I found my old Topeak rack bag which has a plastic base which slides onto a special topeak rack.  Not having the special topeak rack anymore I wanted to see if I could mod the bag to fit to a normal rack!

Well, it was actually quite an easy mod.  inside the pack there is a foam liner on the bottom, under this you'll see 4 screws.  Undo these and the special topeak track base is removed leaving 4 holes suitable for longs strips of velcro or bungee cord.   My solution was long length of bungee cord with a dog lead clip on either end threaded through the holes in the base of the trunk pack, which I then use to secure to the hooks at the bottom of my rack.

I've not got any pics yet. OK, so it's not as good as a carradice rack pack, but it'll do meantime!   :)