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Old 02-28-08, 09:38 PM
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easy DIY backpack pannier

i guess i'm cross posting this in a few forums, i hope no one minds.

i just made this instructable for making a backpack mountable on your bike. thought i'd post a link. I just made mine a couple days ago and it's been working great so far.

http://www.instructables.com/id/Back...ill-backpacks/
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Old 03-02-08, 01:07 PM
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looks pretty good.

It seems our family collects back packs and I never thought of using them as panneirs before.

I could wear one and have 2 more on the bike. That's a lot of carrying capacity.
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Old 03-02-08, 02:52 PM
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I am not ready to dive into a sewing project right now, but it has inspired me to do some experiments with a bungee cord. Thank you!

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I used a bungee cord to hold my backpack like a pannier. It wasn't very pretty, but it worked. So thank you, I would not have thought to try had it not been for this thread.
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awesome. hope it works well
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Old 03-03-08, 02:46 AM
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http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=236014

AllenG modified a bag to make it work as a pannier a while back.
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