Originally Posted by Wildman
I went for Touratech panniers but use a BMW Vario top case for when I have to take my work equipment (cameras, computers, suit, shirt & tie etc.) with me on a trip. Works pretty good and I find the base plate makes an excellent rear rack when not using the top case.
About this solution the BMW dealer told me that the base of the plastic box is for the side cases also. I am looking at the Touratech zega pro panniers as a future option after installing the top box and thought that i couldn't have the plastic BMW one.