Prepping the bike - panniers
This is the start of a page on building your own panniers.
Some travellers have promised pictures of the panniers they have built.
Here's the first few:
Roger Hogg, New Zealand
Roger copied the following Touratech setup to create his own (pictures to follow soon)
Touratech Panniers that Roger copied from
Roger will be sending in the final results of his efforts real soon now...
Brad Houghton, New Zealand
Protection bars for stock BMW panniers
"I bought a new BMW R1200GS in Anchorage, and didn't want (nor could really afford) a set of Jesse's. I heard horror stories about breaking the standard BMW panniers later, and as I am on the road to Argentina figured I should stop somewhere and relieve myself of the worry.
Here's what I came up with, I made them in a muffler shop in Oaxaca. I can email more photos or explanations if required. Email address and other photos are on my website www.oneworld-twowheels.com."
Alex Pezzi, UK / Italy, has built a set of panniers and done a great job of documenting the build.
More to come - send in YOUR home-made pannier story and pics - and don't forget the rack and some specs - material etc.