The Topeak MTX Bicycle Trunk Bag Exp with Rigid Molded Panels is a large capacity pannier with a main compartment and two side panniers perfect when bike commuting or shopping.
What is good about the Topeak Bicycle MTX Trunk Bag Exp
Divided main compartment – lightweight, constructed with a new process that combines rigid Eva foam panels with 600 nylon polyester for greater rigidity and water repellent. There is also an expandable top.
Additional pockets – two side expandable side panniers for extra capacity which I have found can be handy when shopping and you find something unexpected you need to carry home. There are also elastic top bungees to help secure items within easy reach which I love for quickly stuffing my cycling jacket temporarily when things warm up.
Safety – a 3M reflective strip and Red Lite clip to mount your rear light for increased low light visibility.
Simple to carry – because a shoulder strap is provided for off-bike use along a carrying handle this trunk bag is easy to transport when you stop for coffee or head into the office or store.
Easy mounting – Topeak’s QuickTrack system makes mounting these bags to a Topeak rear rack incredibly easy. Simply line up the composite QuickTrack base with the channels on any Topeak rear rack and slide forward until it clicks into place and there are no tools, no straps, and no hassles. To remove, simply push the yellow release button and slide the bag or basket rearward until completely disengaged.
Topeak MTX Bicycle Trunk Bag Exp Features
- Elastic top bungee helps secure items within easy reach
- 3M reflective strip for increased nighttime visibility
- RedLite mount for increased visibility after dark
- Molded panels are protective and water repellent
- 1 divided main compartment for stowing gear
- Two expandable side compartments add extra carrying capacity
- Shoulder strap for off bike use
- Carrying handle
- Capacity of a large 1,010 cubic inches
- Material is 600 nylon
- Measures 9.8 by 14.1 by 8.5 inches (W x H x D)
- Weighs 2.36 pounds
- Optional rain cover provides additional protection (not included)
Note: this trunk bag is meant to be used with the Topeak QuickTrack system
What users say about the Topeak MTX Bicycle Trunk Bag Exp
There were many positive reviews about the bike trunk bag. Many use this product when riding to work and love the capacity and pockets.
Reviewers commented that they like the QuickTrack setup as you simply slide the bag in place and ride. One reviewer remarked, “I chose the model with the rigid sides because, apparently some of the earlier models with soft sides kind of scrunched when the pannier bags carried heavier loads.” Does not interfere with pedaling or create bike handling problems.
While it is optional some reviewers said that the waterproof cover fits like a glove whether you have both side panels out, or just one, or neither of them. And it folds up into it’s own, integrated pouch, which fits perfectly into the mesh compartment on top of the Trunk bag, so it’s always there when you need it.
Reviewers appreciated the high quality construction and found it lightweight, yet with sufficient volume.
One reviewer mentioned, “what interested me in this specific bag was the side bags, which can fold into the bag. This is excellent for picking up a few groceries, transporting books, you name it.’
Click here to check out our other trunk bags. Consider the Topeak MTX Bicycle Trunk Bag EXP if you need a lightweight pannier without sacrificing volume for commuting or shopping.