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Old 06-29-13, 05:02 AM
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Handlebar Bag Hardware

Is it possible to buy just the hardware for the handlebar bag or similar accessory e.g. "JANND USA Handlebar Bag for Bike Bicycle Touring Commuter Shopping Basket-Style"?
That would allow one to convert a suitable bag or other container for use on a bicycle. I see some manufacturers, e.g. Arkel offering a second set of the hardware for the bar but the part attached to the bag is not found. It needs to be reasonably priced, too.

Is there any standard for this hardware? I see that the trapezoid shaped plastic panel/receiver is used by a few, including a cheap one named m-wave, who has no website and the handlebar clamp was too flimsy to last the first bump, as well as some others. Another one using the same design is Gavin (https://www.roadbikeoutlet.com/gavin-...lebar-bag.html).
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This is standard hardware used by many top manufacturers such as Ortleib and Carradice and it is available as bolt-on plates, with the bar clamp in standard or extra bar clearance.
The handlebar mounting is probably the lightest, strongest and best available.
I bolted one of their plates to a basket for a friend, and it works much better than their old handlebar hook system.
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This is standard hardware used by many top manufacturers such as Ortleib and Carradice and it is available as bolt-on plates, with the bar clamp in standard or extra bar clearance.
Sorry.but Ortlieb makes their own stuff so this is wrong ..

R&K , Klick Fix Bar bag Mounts happen to allow Ortlieb's HB bags to fit onto them .. (the inverse does not work)
and I have 2 different types of KF bar Bag mounts ..the Plate type screws into the back..

and the other one is a bent steel or aluminum rod , It slides into sleeves
like on the sides of old Eclipse Bar Bags and I have modified an Ortlieb Camera Bag with a roll closure
to use that bag support
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I retrofit my Topeak bar bag with parts from Arkel. The mounts for the bars are on their site but you need to call/write for the plates that mount to the bag. Considering they are heavy alum. and should last for almost forever I found the cost reasonable. My Topeak plastic mounts just didn't do it for me.
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